Tuesday, March 05, 2013
New president began his material handling career with Caterpillar in 1986.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
Manufacturing production expected to increase 2.2% in 2013 and 3.6% in 2014, moving in step with projections for 1.8% GDP growth in 2013 and 2.8% growth in 2014.
Posted on 03/03 at 03:39 PM
Supply chain veteran to oversee sales strategy and engineering for automated materials handling industry.
Friday, March 01, 2013
Online resource for material handling professionals and facility managers includes information on sourcing forklift equipment and services.
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported today that manufacturing output of February picked up where January left off: in a very good place.
Automation is transforming distribution centers. But don’t overlook the little things that can have a big impact on your performance.
As lean sensibilities migrate from the production floor to the warehouse, carts and casters prove a pivotal tool for enhancing the mobility of product, people and processes.
Our annual outlook survey finds the industry steadying for a new, slower pace of growth following the release of pent-up demand after the downturn. Yet, even as planned spending drops off, facility activity is the highest since 2007—signaling that “doing more with less” has stuck.
Our panel—representing a combined 80 years of inventory experience—gets back to the basics, reviewing critical strategies that some organizations have been neglecting over the past several years.
Company that took orders by fax 15 years ago now commands 30% market share.