Friday, November 14, 2014
On the heels of a sluggish September and with the holiday shopping season officially having commenced, the retail sector received a bit of good news today, with both the National Retail Federation (NRF) and the United States Department of Commerce issuing positive retail sales data for the month of October.
Posted on 11/14 at 01:12 PM
Business moves to better align global development and manufacturing strategy with parent company The KION Group.
Aigner Label Holder was presented with the Partners in Performance Award for 2013 at Grainger’s annual supplier conference held recently in Rosemont, Ill.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Within the material handling industry, there are numerous opportunities to positively impact our environment: improving air quality, reducing energy consumption, reducing waste, increasing recycling and increasing safety.
This complimentary white paper will describe the importance of achieving sustainability through efficiency and waste reduction, and how it contributes to productivity in operations.
Posted on 11/13 at 10:51 AM
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014
OSHA guidelines only go so far, but a number of safety solutions can address bad habits while fostering good ones.
Group Editorial Director Michael Levans and the research team of Don Derewecki and Norm Saenz from supply chain consultancy St. Onge put context behind this annual survey designed to give U.S. logistics professionals the most up-to-date snapshot available on current activities, trends, and best practices in warehouse and DC operations management.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The rapid evolution of global business has changed the way companies are approaching the deployment of ERP. Today's need for agility and responsiveness has increased the demand for various deployment choices - on premise, hosted or through the cloud (SaaS).
In this increasingly competitive environment, the ERP deployment choice is a significant advantage for companies seeking an agile response to constantly changing and often-volatile market conditions. In particular, cloud-based ERP systems are increasingly seen as an effective means for companies to economically deploy new ERP or expand IT operations as their commercial reach broadens globally.
The paper industry is an intense, fast-moving environment with little tolerance for downtime in operations running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
Because of these demands, operations are looking for equipment that can withstand the abuse with minimal downtime.
This complimentary white paper explores environmental impacts and operating conditions in the paper industry and provides an overview of materials handling equipment, attachments and options that can enhance paper industry productivity.
Monday, November 10, 2014
DC managers are implementing more automated, integrated solutions to keep up with consumer demand.
In this best-practices report, sponsored by FORTE, you'll learn which tools professionals are using to meet new challenges and how technology can make or break a distribution center in today's rapid-changing environment.
Download this complimentary white paper and read more to find out how your facility can use technology to leverage operations and optimize your performance network.
Information abounds about the growing trend of electric lift trucks and the advantages and disadvantages of the electric solution. Amid all of the information from so many sources, what's the truth about electric lift trucks?
This complimentary white paper breaks through the clutter to review why electric lift trucks are gaining in popularity and also to review their challenges, as well as their economic and environmental benefits.
Posted on 11/10 at 03:21 PM
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