Friday, November 01, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 0.2 percent to 56.4 in October and stands as the new high for the PMI in 2013.
Posted on 11/01 at 12:45 PM
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in September—at 1,155,361—were down 6 percent from August and down 9.4 percent from July’s 1,230,726 shipments, which was the highest ever month for shipments based on Panjiva data going back to 2007, when it first started collecting this data.
Posted on 10/30 at 10:39 AM
Global Trade •
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Kirchner brings 30 years of sales experience, including seven years in the material handling industry.
Posted on 10/29 at 01:17 PM
Lift Trucks •
Commerce reported that September retail sales at $425.9 billion were down 0.1 percent compared to August and up 3.2 percent compared to September 2012, and the NRF eported that September retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.6 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from August and were up 3.8 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
A focus on growth, regardless of its pace, was a key underlying theme in the results of the 20th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics CEOs, which was released last week in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in Denver.
Group relocates newly acquired Knighted subsidiary to larger Intelligrated facility to accommodate growing regional and software development business.
Monday, October 28, 2013
To date, Clark has raised $230,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Friday, October 25, 2013
PwC Manufacturing Barometer report illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
2013 update shows no sign of abatement; MAPI’s Gold: ‘Inefficient system is a drag on manufacturing growth.'
Posted on 10/24 at 08:03 AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Robotic truck unloader recognized as "NextGen Game Changer," could influence transition from pallets to floor loads.