Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Jacobson, a leading contract logistics and transport provider in the US market, will be acquired for $750 million in cash in a deal expected to close in mid-September.
Twenty-two year veteran previously held executive roles with BoxLogix Automation, Intelligrated, FKI Logistex, Pyramid Controls and Lexis-Nexis.
Pruning a portfolio of SKUs is hard, but the benefits far outweigh the pain.
Optimizing inventory is a challenge for many organizations. Ed Frazelle talks about the steps to getting it right.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Supported by the Michigan Business Development Program, the expansion will include an engineering center, upgrades to the existing facility and new high-speed assembly equipment.
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Friday, August 08, 2014
Lorillard Tobacco prides itself on delivering consistent, high-quality product to its customers. To ensure nonconforming product does not leave its factory, the company employs extensive quality assurance measures throughout its manufacturing process. Although its legacy palletizing system met all requirements for throughput, reliability and safety, all 36 packaging lines fed the same two palletizers, which made tracing defective product back to the packaging line of origin a long, arduous process.
National event is organized at the local level with open house tours, educational programs, professional conferences and job fairs.
Shipments up 14.3% year over year, 2.4% month to month.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The NMI, the ISM’s index to measure growth, increased 2.7 percent to 58.7, which is its highest level since its inception in January 2008.
Monday, August 04, 2014
New resource helps practitioners enhance posture assessment practices in the workplace.