Comprehensive coverage of energy efficient technologies for sustainability in warehousing including lighting, climate control, hybrid lift trucks, conveyors and packaging.
Posted 04/07 · 02:32 PM · LM Editorial
Lately when I think of NAFTA, I tend to think of the U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking program and all of the starts and stops and related drama associated with it over the years. But a recently-released report from the Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) got me thinking about NAFTA in a different way.
Posted 04/05 · 09:26 AM · MMH Editorial
Expands the depth of membership as well as increasing the association’s international presence.
Posted 04/04 · 10:52 AM · LM Editorial
Following a recent announcement which called for reducing United States oil imports by one-third in the next decade, President Barack Obama last week rolled out a new energy-focused initiative focusing on trucking in a speech at a UPS facility in Landover, Maryland.
Posted 04/01 · 08:12 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said this move is driven by a need to reduce the impact of its delivery vehicles on the environment. The new fleet is comprised of 80 vehicles, with 30 American-made, battery powered electric vans and 50 hybrid trucks that will be on Manhattan streets by September.
Posted 03/31 · 09:47 AM · LM Editorial
In a speech at Georgetown University yesterday, President Barack Obama outlined his plan to reduce the oil imported into the United States by one-third in the next decade.
Posted 03/23 · 05:33 PM · MMH Editorial
The story being told at EnerSys (Booth 1203) was all about power, so the company highlighted its fast charge and opportunity charging systems.
Posted 03/23 · 01:45 PM · MMH Editorial
At a product demonstration held Wednesday in the company Booth 3098, Ken Bowman, Spacesaver industrial VP, and Bryan Knott, director of marketing, showcased the features and benefits of the new ActivRAC mobilized storage system.
Posted 03/21 · 12:13 PM · LM Editorial
Words cannot describe the human and emotional impacts of the devastating Japan earthquake, tsunami, and the still-unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Nearly half a million people have been displaced, forced to find shelter from the snow and freezing temperatures, and the death toll—currently estimated to be 6,911—continues to climb with more than 10,000 people still missing.
Posted 03/21 · 07:26 AM · LM Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on a the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.
Posted 03/18 · 11:54 AM · LM Editorial
UPS recently announced that it has appointed Scott Wicker as its first Chief Sustainability officer. Wicker previously served as UPS’s vice president of corporate plant engineering and has been with the company for 34 years, first joining as a package loader before serving in various engineering positions.