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Posted 03/23 · 08:15 AM · MMH Editorial
Supply chain consulting and integration firm TranSystems (Booth 4279) and a driver for an Indy Racing League (IRL) team it sponsors see similarities between lean supply chains and successful IRL teams.
Posted 03/22 · 05:38 PM · MMH Editorial
$75 billion. That could be the most important figure reported by the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), sponsor of ProMat, at its annual State of the Industry press conference yesterday.
Posted 03/22 · 12:16 PM · MMH Editorial
Without minimizing the human toll of this tragedy, the news as it relates to the materials handling industry is that industry leaders like Toyota Material Handling USA (TMHU), Daifuku Webb (Booth 2003) and Murata Machinery USA (Booth 435) were largely spared.
Posted 03/21 · 12:44 PM · MMH Editorial
Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of Homeland Security, welcomed attendees to ProMat 2011 with his keynote speech.
Posted 03/19 · 07:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Inventory optimization—the process of scientifically determining the right inventory levels across the supply chain—has never been easy. But advanced tools now available are enabling companies to do the job faster, more accurately, and with greater business impact. In fact, industry leaders are finding that IO can drive greater profitability through lower inventories, better fill rates, and ultimately a more satisfied customer.
Posted 03/14 · 07:58 PM · MMH Editorial
The new branch in Denver, Colo., will serve as a base from which Locanis can serve the entire North American logistics market with Locanis IntelliGence.
Posted 03/10 · 09:03 AM · LM Editorial
Just how strong is the current economic recovery? Judging by the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (CEMA) 78th Annual Meeting in Palm Springs California last week, pretty good.
Posted 03/08 · 03:38 PM · LM Editorial
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider said this week it has acquired World Warehouse and Distribution, a Champlain, NY-based 3PL and warehousing services provider with facilities in Champlain and Albany, NY and Montreal.
Posted 02/25 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Want to know where all that corporate cash we hear about sitting on the sidelines is going? Try the materials handling industry.
Posted 02/24 · 08:09 AM · LM Editorial
By banking on a combination of cross-docking and flow-through distribution to rapidly provide its customers with the latest fashions at affordable prices, the retailer has emerged as a force to be reckoned with in a highly competitive retail landscape.