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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

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
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The change from Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) will not impact operations or customers.
Posted on 11/05 at 09:31 AM
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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
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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.

Compensation continues to climb steadily upward in the materials handling industry, which is overwhelmingly populated with satisfied veteran employees.

The lift truck is evolving into a platform for data collection, enabling managers to optimize the equipment, the operator and the facility.

With intelligent circuit boards, dexterous handling and ultra-low maintenance, new technologies illustrate how what’s underneath the product can help a company stay on top.
Posted on 11/01 at 01:57 AM
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Grocery distributor improves traceability and compliance with government regulations.

Cloud-based subscription model installed in 11 days provides return on investment in 60 days.


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