Thursday, November 17, 2011
After alarming declines from August to September, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that global trade activity showed a bit of a “leveling off” from September to October.
Posted on 11/17 at 02:21 PM
Supply Chain •
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey
findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Crown Equipment released today results of its proprietary Forklift User Survey. The survey, which was conducted in late summer, represents feedback from approximately 600 forklift users involved in the purchase of lifts trucks in the material handling industry on issues ranging from fleet size to technology use.
As part of its ongoing effort to build stronger working relationships with other key industry associations, the Reusable Packaging Association will host a Reusables Conference at the new MODEX show in Atlanta, GA, February 6 – 8, 2012.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Costco is seeing operational benefits from its new pallet spec
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated provides large gift of KUKA industrial robots to create manufacturing logistics laboratory
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Businesses in harsh manufacturing, distribution and warehousing locations are facing process improvement challenges in order to reduce costs, increase throughput, and respond to increasing customer demands.
While many companies focus on preventing theft across the supply chain, McAfee's chief supply chain officer says cyber security may be the bigger threat
The Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) and the Automation Technologies Council (ATC) announce that the Automate Show and Conference will once again co-locate with ProMat in 2013. Both exhibitions will be held January 21-24, 2013 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Monday, November 07, 2011
The September 2011 Index represents an increase of 35% from the September 2010 Index of 161.