Saturday, May 17, 2014
Packaging shields products from damage and theft, differentiates the brand, and is a source of information for consumers. It also adds cost to the value chain, particularly in fragmented markets where buyers have diverse packaging needs. The Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) has developed two optimization models that help companies find the most cost-effective packaging format for emerging markets.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Injecting the “cool factor” into the supply chain
Industrial Truck Association also schedules two full days of events in Washington, DC.
Organizations Seek Nominations for “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars” by July 31, 2014
Policy volatility accentuates downturns, stalls recoveries and puts "chokehold" on growth.
Posted on 05/16 at 01:08 PM
Partnership aligns needs of dealerships for qualified technicians with opportunities for students at the North Dakota State College of Science.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Ergonomics is critical in today's material handling industry. The rolling resistance of industrial wheels is an important part of the discussion. Learn more about rolling friction as it affects industrial wheels. Whether loads will be towed or pushed manually, proper wheel selection will significantly impact the results. Using the principles described in this paper will enable good choices.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The American-made CM Man Guard is ideal for heavy-duty lifting applications with an H4 duty rating and long service life.
Commerce reported that April retail sales at $434.6 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to March and up 4.0 percent compared to March 2013, and NRF said that April retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were flat on a seasonally-adjusted and sequential basis, while seeing a 4.7 percent unadjusted annual increase.
Posted on 05/13 at 10:29 AM
Habasit America and Crown Plastics have joined forces to supply the Durasurf STS product.