Thursday, January 06, 2011
A fresh approach to palletizing for a high-SKU, low-rate manufacturer improves safety and workflow.
Mini-load system cuts steps in materials handling process for national distributor.
The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) has elected its 2011 Executive Committee and Board members.
Wednesday, January 05, 2011
Some end users putting RFID and pallets to work to track work-in-process and finished goods in their facilities and supply chains
Pallet and unit load design systems minimize the cost of maximizing your unit load
The new Costco spec could open the door for an independent pallet pool from NWPCA members
The Institute of Supply Management reported today in its December Non-Manufacturing Report on Business that the non-manufacturing sector remained on a growth path for the 12th straight month. The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known at the NMI—was 57.1 in December, a 2.1 percent increase from November. Like the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, a reading above 50 represents growth.
Robotics supplier strengthens position in food processing and packaging industries
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Even though many facets of the industrial real estate market are not close to a full recovery, one area in which appears to be growing are markets with strong logistics infrastructure that serve as distribution hubs to regions with large populations, according to a report issued by global real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).
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Monday, January 03, 2011
The ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business stated that the index the ISM uses to measure the manufacturing sector—also known as the PMI—was 57.0 percent in December, which was 0.4 percent higher than November.