Comprehensive coverage of the ergonomics of the material handling and warehousing industry providing information about workstations, lifting devices and positioning devices.
Posted 03/22 · 05:38 PM · MMH Editorial
$75 billion. That could be the most important figure reported by the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), sponsor of ProMat, at its annual State of the Industry press conference yesterday.
Posted 03/22 · 12:16 PM · MMH Editorial
Without minimizing the human toll of this tragedy, the news as it relates to the materials handling industry is that industry leaders like Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU), Daifuku Webb (Booth 2003) and Murata Machinery USA (Booth 435) were largely spared.
Posted 03/21 · 12:44 PM · MMH Editorial
Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of Homeland Security, welcomed attendees to ProMat 2011 with his keynote speech.
Posted 03/10 · 09:03 AM · LM Editorial
Just how strong is the current economic recovery? Judging by the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (CEMA) 78th Annual Meeting in Palm Springs California last week, pretty good.
Posted 03/08 · 03:38 PM · LM Editorial
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider said this week it has acquired World Warehouse and Distribution, a Champlain, NY-based 3PL and warehousing services provider with facilities in Champlain and Albany, NY and Montreal.
Posted 02/25 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Want to know where all that corporate cash we hear about sitting on the sidelines is going? Try the materials handling industry.
Posted 02/24 · 08:09 AM · LM Editorial
By banking on a combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution to rapidly provide its customers with the latest fashions at affordable prices, the retailer has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in a highly competitive retail landscape.
Posted 02/24 · 01:07 AM · LM Editorial
Technology and innovation inside the four walls are changing the face of inventory management and transportation operations. Are you ready for the brave, new world?
Posted 02/04 · 08:27 AM · LM Editorial
A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) would remove the exemption from ISPM 15 on wood packaging material moving between Canada and the United States in both directions beginning in 2011.
Posted 01/19 · 02:06 PM · MMH Editorial
There’s a silver tsunami about to wash over the aging U.S. workforce, and the materials handling industry is directly in its path. Here’s a look at our older workers and how ergonomic solutions can keep them safe and productive.