Monday, May 21, 2012
NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG) presented a $6,250 check to United Way of Pitt County during the East Carolina University (ECU) baseball game versus High Point University on Tuesday, May 15. The donation was given for every homerun hit this season by the Pirates, who pounded 25 homeruns.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), in cooperation with its local dealer, Papé Material Handling in Portland, has donated one of its Hyster electric reach trucks to the Portland Art Museum.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Commerce reported that April retail sales at $408.0 billion were up 0.1 percent over March and 6.4 percent higher than April 2011. The NRF reported that April retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were down 0.1 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from March and up 2.8 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Smart Packaging Systems won the award for The Cube, a transport packaging system that enables companies to move their products from factory to store with maximum ef?ciency and full protection of the product.
Building off of the positive momentum from February to March, global trade activity continued heading in the right direction from March to April, according to data released by Panjiva
Posted on 05/14 at 12:48 PM
A recent donation of $1,000 in platform carts from Akro-Mils, a North American leader in storage, organization and transport products, is aiding the charity organization Mercy Ships in providing free surgical procedures to patients in West Africa.
Posted on 05/14 at 09:19 AM
The Rules of Thumb is a popular resource for the supply chain industry containing costing information for nearly everything that goes inside a distribution center/warehouse facility (materials handling, storage, technology, lighting, etc.).
Friday, May 11, 2012
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association reported that its March 2012 Booked Orders increased by 23.7% when compared to March 2011 orders.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
ProMat 2011 was ranked 80th among the top 250 trade shows.
In its 2012 Semiannual Economic Forecast, which is based on feedback from U.S.-based purchasing and supply chain executives, manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors are expected to leverage the solid levels for various metrics each has been seeing over the last several months.