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Morse Watchmans previewing new Voice Cues with full line of solutions at ASIS

Morse Watchmans is giving booth visitors a preview of their new voice cues at this year’s ASIS show. The new feature will be demonstrated along with the company’s portfolio of key control and asset management systems, offering organizations...

ALAN seeks forklift to combat Ebola outbreak

The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) is seeking a forklift to be donated for use at the airport in Liberia to support off-loading materials being flown in to combat the Ebola outbreak.  They have space available on a flight to ship leaving...

Flame-resistant garments designed exclusively for women

INVISTA's TECGEN ® brand, an innovative manufacturer of flame-resistant (FR) fabric and garments, introduces a new collection tailored specifically for a woman's build to help eliminate the inconvenience and hazard of wearing poorly fitted...

Softeon leads “Big Ideas Videocast Series” on “Next-Generation WMS”

Softeon recently led the discussion on “next-generation WMS” during a broadcast on “The Big Ideas Videocast Series,” from the Supply Chain Television Channel and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)....

UTi Worldwide and Ansell name Safmarine "Partner of the Year"

UTi Worldwide Inc., a global supply chain services and solutions company, together with its client, Ansell Limited, named Safmarine their "Partner of the Year" for 2013-2014 during their annual Ocean carrier performance review  meeting in July. ...

Toyota North American Parts names Holland and Reddaway as 2014 LTL Logistics Partners of the Year

Holland and Reddaway announced both companies have been recognized in their service regions by Toyota North American Parts as 2014 LTL Logistics Partners of the Year. The Toyota North American Parts Operations honored the carriers as their top-rated...

BTS releases June 2014 freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, declined 0.9 percent in June from May, falling after four consecutive monthly increases, according to the U.S....

LEDtronics LED lighting helps Florida town protect sea turtle nesting

The City of Fernandina Beach, Florida, has completed modifications and upgrades to the lights at its Main Beach Park using LED turtle-friendly high power lighting that will protect sea turtle nesting without compromising the public’s safety at...

Progressive culture lures leaders

A woman’s place is in the warehouse, or the home office, or anywhere in between in the material handling industry. Yes, some areas are still male-dominated, but more and more women are making their living in material handling. And their presence...

World class culture drives TVH’s world class operation

In the late-fifties I accepted my first position in the material handling industry. I became East Coast Regional Manager for a company called: LIFT PARTS MANUFACTURING COMPANY. Six months later I became Vice President of Sales with worldwide responsibility...

Which is it- inflation or deflation?

The world economy is in one big mess.  “The economy is getting better.”  Is what we keep hearing but for who? The only ones I see it better for are the banks and institutions who have all the QE funds and are investing them in...

See what people CAN do, not just what they have done in the past

Recently, the Harvard Business Review published an interesting article entitled, “The Big Idea: 21st Century Talent Spotting” by Claudio Fernandez-Araoz. It was refreshing to read an intelligently crafted article looking at potential in...

Family leadership drives Felling Trailers to 40th anniversary

Merle Felling never sold his business short. “He always dreamed big. He felt you can never dream big enough,” said Brenda Jennissen, Felling's daughter and the current vice president of finance and public relations for Felling Trailers....

Accomplishing results through and with your associates!

The highly successful dealer principals, general managers and department managers learned long ago that to get tasks done they must work through and with employees. There is an old axiom that states the best way to get yourself promoted is to hire someone...

Westfalia Technologies introduces new conveyor standardizations

Westfalia Technologies, Inc. has introduced several new standardizations for its conveyor solutions. The company is applying these improvements, which includes an airchain with PLC/solenoid valve control and 3-strand turntables, to two Sazerac...

Crown unveils new forklift cabins that challenge conventional design

Crown Equipment Corporation , one of the world’s largest material handling companies, continues to push the limits of industrial gas forklift design. This time it comes in the form of new hard and soft cabins for the Crown C-5 Series that contain...

New SightLogix Certified Partner Program targets regional, entrepreneurial integrators

SightLogix announced a new Certified Partner Program here at ASIS 2014. The new program initiative differs from conventional reseller programs by concentrating on regional and specialized system integration companies who are more entrepreneurial in...

New white paper to assist businesses with dimensional-weight pricing changes

Beginning in 2015, UPS and FedEx are changing their pricing structures to use dimensional-weight pricing, a common industry standard, for invoicing all domestically shipped parcels. While the announcement of the change may not have come as a big...

Morse Watchmans previewing new Voice Cues with full line of solutions at ASIS

Morse Watchmans is giving booth visitors a preview of their new voice cues at this year’s ASIS show. The new feature will be demonstrated along with the company’s portfolio of key control and asset management systems, offering organizations...

New color combination for indicator two-tone Kanban bin

Akro-Mils announces the expansion of its line of two-tone Indicator® Bins — a low-cost, single-bin Kanban system that offers effective inventory control at a glance. A new Black/Red color combination joins the Indicator’s original...

Larson Electronics reveals ultraviolet explosion proof LED light

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Class 1 & 2 Division 1 & 2 Portable Explosion Proof Ultraviolet LED Light mounted on a base stand fabricated from non-sparking aluminum. The compact LED light head on this unit provides...

Martins Industries launches new premium tire cart

Martins Industries announces the latest addition to its line of tire handling equipment, the Premium Tire Cart (MPTC). "The premium tire cart reduces handling and numbers of trips, and helps avoid work stoppages, workplace accidents and injuries,...

Inmar to demonstrate powerful hazardous materials processing program at RILA Sustainability Conference

Inmar announced that it will demonstrate its HazApp reverse logistics application at the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) Sustainability Conference Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2014. Inmar’s HazApp is an easy-to use, minimal-footprint,...

Rice Lake Weighing Systems previews Cargo Dimensioning System at Breakbulk 2014

Rice Lake Weighing Systems will preview the latest technology in dimensioning at Breakbulk 2014, September 29 – October 2 in Houston, Texas. Breakbulk is the largest exhibition and educational forum in the Americas for project cargo...

Barcoding, Inc. announces new Executive Forum keynote

Barcoding, Inc. announces Frank Ryan as the keynote speaker for its Executive Forum 4: Be Efficient- Accurate- Connected™. A Marine Reserve Retired Colonel, CPA, author, commentator and expert in corporate restructurings and management, Ryan...

Barcoding, Inc. opens registration for Executive Forum 4

Barcoding, Inc. announces that registration is open for its Executive Forum 4: Be Efficient- Accurate- Connected™. In its fourth year, Barcoding’s Executive Forum is a one-day event that connects supply chain leaders to share insights...

March 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of March 2015. March 23 - 26, 2015: Promat McCormick Place | Chicago, IL March 31 - April 1, 2015: Georgia Logistics Summit Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA  

April 2015 Calendar of Events

MHEDA Convention April 18 - 22, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.

May 2015 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of May 2015. May 10 - 13, 2015: MHI Spring Meeting Charlotte Marriott City Center | Charlotte, NC

BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA to move to a three-year cycle after 2015

Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA takes place at the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) from September 15 to 18, 2015. Following next year's exhibition,...

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