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Wednesday, April 04, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.0 in March, down 1.3 percent from February’s 57.3, which was the highest NMI reading since January 2011. With the March NMI firmly above 50, economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector has grown for the last 27 months, according to ISM.
Posted on 04/04 at 01:41 PM
A new report from global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), entitled “China50: Fifty Real Estate Markets that Matter,” said that while China’s economy is strong, there is a significant under-supply of quality logistics-related real estate space.
Monday, April 02, 2012
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, was 53.4 in March, which was 1 percent ahead of February’s 52.4.
Friday, March 30, 2012
enVista, an enterprise and supply chain consulting services firm, announced plans today to expand its headquarters in Hamilton County, Ind., creating up to 96 new jobs by 2016.
Kelley recently announced the launch of Kelley Material Handling Equipment India Pvt. Ltd, a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of 4Front Engineered Solutions, Dallas, Texas.
Posted on 03/30 at 12:24 PM
Dock Equipment •
The International Warehouse Logistics Association recently presented its 2012 Distinguished Service Award to Dale S. Rogers, professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and co-director of the Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers University.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
enVista, a leading enterprise and supply chain consulting services firm, sent a group of employees and a van full of donated supplies to Southern Indiana on Wednesday, March 21 to help with volunteer efforts after deadly tornadoes ripped through the area in late February and early March.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Everything’s bigger in Texas—including the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a massive three-week event that wrapped up in Houston on March 18. This is a big event that has a big impact on the Houston economy and educational programs.
Posted on 03/27 at 09:13 PM
Lift Trucks •
Friday, March 23, 2012
Crown Equipment Corporation announced that its Crown Lift Trucks branch in Dayton, Ohio, achieved zero landfill status.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, found that both United States-bound waterborne shipments and the number of manufacturers shipping to the U.S. from January to February declined, following gains from December to January.
Posted on 03/21 at 01:53 PM