Friday, April 10, 2015
March shipments came in at 988,065, which easily eclipsed February by 24 percent, as well as March 2014 by 19 percent. Panjiva said total first quarter shipments at 2,580,899 were 4 percent ahead of the first quarter of 2014.
Posted on 04/10 at 12:46 PM
Global Trade •
Diligent monitoring of battery inventory can cut waste, boost battery performance and lifespan, and increase productivity.
February shipments up 7.3% from same month in 2014.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Eurozone business leaders more bullish than the global average for the first time in 15 quarters.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Optimism for domestic economy at highest level since 2005, more than a third of respondents report a lack of qualified workers.
What is it that your customers want from your warehouse and logistics operations? Top challenges for warehouses and supply chains are customer demand for lower delivered costs, faster response times, and increased customer service expectations, according to The 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Powerful search and download capabilities improve user access to products, information and resources.
Posted on 04/07 at 03:33 PM
Baldor Electric •
The contents of the mock warehouse at Raymon'd booth included 12,000 pounds of food and essentials valued at more than $14,000.
Monday, April 06, 2015
The index ISM uses to measure non-manufacturing growth—known as the NMI—was 56.5 in March, which was 0.4 percent below March and also 0.6 percent below of the 12-month average of 57.1. Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector has grown for the last 62 months, according to ISM.
Posted on 04/06 at 01:30 PM
Survey reveals average age of material handling system is 15.3 years old; 35% off companies have at least one system more than 20 years old.