Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Best-in-class companies periodically review their distribution network with the objectives of reducing cost and/or improving delivery service.
PTC today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Servigistics, Inc., developer of an innovative suite of service lifecycle management (SLM) software solutions, for approximately $220 million in cash.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
The Warehouse Management System (WMS) market saw significant growth in 2011, increasing by 10%, according to data from Dedham, Mass.-based ARC Advisory Services.
Based on new research from Virginia Tech, there are savings from a system-based approach to unit load design.
Friday, August 03, 2012
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 52.6 in July, up 0.5 percent from June and down from May’s 53.7.
Posted on 08/03 at 12:53 PM
In the month of July, the US economy added 163,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in July, according to the Labor Department, about 100,000 more jobs than were added in June.
Posted on 08/03 at 12:23 PM
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Intelligrated, a leading North American-based provider of automated material handling solutions, services and products, announced that its acquisition by a holding company owned by the Permira funds has been successfully completed, in a transaction at a valuation in excess of $500 million.
Behr implements a customized packaging solution to safely and efficiently deliver HVAC parts.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Lincoln Industries’ business is chrome metal parts, but it’s the lift truck program that really shines.
Fleet management software is evolving from a tool to track maintenance to a platform for the smarter lift truck.