Case Study: Americold’s Underground Storage

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| Written by: Matt McDaniel

Foreboding tunnels, rickety mine trains and crotchety old prospectors. That’s what most people think of when they envision a mine. Mines are the stuff of the unknown; sometimes scary, sometimes mysterious. But at the Carthage Underground, a sprawling former mining operation space in Carthage, Missouri, the reality of life at a former mine is vastly different.

Here, hundreds of warehouse and...

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Case Study: Amer Sports/Wilson Sporting Goods

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| Written by: Matt McDaniel

While most people recognize Wilson Sporting Goods and the Wilson brand, not as many realize that today Wilson is part of Helsinki, Finland-based Amer Sports, a global company with roughly $2.7 billion in net sales for 2012 and a sales network in 33 countries. Amer Sports uses five “strategic cornerstones” to achieve this success, one of which is operational excellence.

But they were having...

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