Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Data from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates showed that total global third-party logistics (3PL) gross revenue in 2011 at $133.8 billion in 2011 was up 5.2 percent over 2010.
ERP giant SAP announced this week that its subsidiary, SAP America Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire Ariba, a 15-year old cloud-based supply chain management technology provider for roughly $4.3 billion.
The new facility is IFCO’s fifth U.S. service center, extending the company’s network in North America in support of the continued expansion of RPC use by leading grocery retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Goods to person picking solutions increase productivity without miles of conveyor.
Monday, May 21, 2012
NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG) presented a $6,250 check to United Way of Pitt County during the East Carolina University (ECU) baseball game versus High Point University on Tuesday, May 15. The donation was given for every homerun hit this season by the Pirates, who pounded 25 homeruns.
Friday, May 18, 2012
It is true that electric lift trucks are not suitable for every application. Throughout the past decade, however, there have been a number of changes in the lift truck industry and the material handling work environment that have been beneficial for the electric lift truck and advanced its opportunities.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG), in cooperation with its local dealer, Papé Material Handling in Portland, has donated one of its Hyster electric reach trucks to the Portland Art Museum.
It's the processes inside the DC that count
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Commerce reported that April retail sales at $408.0 billion were up 0.1 percent over March and 6.4 percent higher than April 2011. The NRF reported that April retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were down 0.1 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from March and up 2.8 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.