Crown Equipment

By Josh Bond · April 15, 2015
Crown invited me to its flagship service center outside Chicago for a demonstration of their operator and technician training programs. Prepared for plenty of PowerPoints and goofy videos, I instead experienced two full days of hands-on, grease-covered, eye-opening and tremendously exciting education.
<p>Mary Grim, AcuSport’s vice president of operations</p> By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
A goods-to-person picking solution moved AcuSport from conventional to automated DC processes. The result is lower fulfillment costs and better customer service.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2015
AcuSport’s new distribution center features multiple picking methodologies designed to lower the cost of the company’s auto-replenishment program.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2015
Fleet costs don’t stop at the purchase price, and expanded collaboration between fleet managers, dealers and finance partners is changing the way fleet costs are managed over time.
By MMH Staff · March 3, 2015
Employing 23 people, the new location provides products, service and maintenance and technician and operator training.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2015
High-fashion, e-commerce company automated fulfillment to meet the next-day shipping challenge.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2015
The compact system processes nearly 2,000 orders a day in 20,000 square feet.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2015
New fleet maintenance practices see users and service providers working together to identify and reduce each lift truck’s total cost of ownership.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2015
Today’s highly automated systems demand technicians with new skills and new training. The industry is beginning to respond.
By MMH Staff · January 30, 2015
Large consumer packaged goods customer approves 24-volt packs for use in Class III pallet jacks.
By MMH Staff · January 21, 2015
The former Boesel Opera House, originally built in 1895, previously housed a bar and restaurant and was gutted by a fire in 2012.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2015
Increased visibility into every lift truck’s costs is promoting accountability for operators, managers and service providers.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2014
A look back at Modern's 2014 cover stories.
By MMH Staff · December 18, 2014
Team collaborates with several partners to recycle and re-purpose materials.
By MMH Staff · December 15, 2014
An estimated 250 technicians are to complete a two-week training program within the first year.

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