Thursday, December 08, 2011
While the economic recovery is showing some encouraging signs of late, it received another one this week in the form of the Institute of Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast.
Posted on 12/08 at 09:48 AM
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
One year after the launch of the warehousing and logistics industry’s first and only best-practice certification program, 17 facilities have earned the right to be called “WERC Certified.”
Crown announced that eight of its facilities have received Lift Truck Operator Awards from the National Safety Council for outstanding safety practices.
JSP International, a provider of environmentally responsible packaging solutions, has joined the RPA.
Monday, December 05, 2011
The ISM’s index for measuring the sector’s overall health—known as the NMI—hit 52 in November, down slightly from October’s 52.9.
Friday, December 02, 2011
With its primary index—the PMI—showing signs of leveling out in recent months, the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business increased nearly two full percentage points in November to extend the growth streak for economic activity in the manufacturing sector to 28 straight months and the overall economy showed growth for the 30th consecutive month.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
This is the third time the award has been bestowed on TIEM for implementing exemplary environmental projects with measurable results.
AS/RS and cross-belt sortation are speeding cartons through Skechers’ new 1.8-million-square-foot DC and setting the stage for growth.
Skechers’ new facility brings together automated storage, cross-belt sortation and conveyor to handle multi-channel order fulfillment from one system.
More than ever, what happens outside the four walls determines what happens inside the four walls. Six supply chain experts look at the most important factors shaping the future of the supply chain.