Thursday, November 07, 2013
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, which owns and produces the Pack Expo family of trade shows, reports exhibit space sales for Pack Expo International 2014 (Nov. 2–5, 2014; McCormick Place, Chicago) have exceeded 970,000 net square feet.
Posted on 11/07 at 09:00 AM
Pack Expo 2014 •
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Research cites supply chain visibility as a key contributor to growth.
Continuing partnership with transport logistics show will create first ever showcase of the entire logistics supply chain.
Event included line-off ceremony for new 8-series lift truck.
Work platform and mezzanine specialist to preserve entire management team through transition.
Non-manufacturing activity continued to show solid growth in October, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business. The ISM’s index to measure growth—the NMI—inched up 1.0 percent to 55.4 in October.
Posted on 11/05 at 01:37 PM
The change from Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) will not impact operations or customers.
Friday, November 01, 2013
The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 0.2 percent to 56.4 in October and stands as the new high for the PMI in 2013.
Posted on 11/01 at 12:45 PM
One of the nation’s best known retailers of luxury goods, Neiman Marcus’ new facility was designed for crossdocking, store replenishment and e-commerce.
A high-speed conveyor and sortation system flows goods from the receiving dock to the shipping dock, with some conventional storage and picking.