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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...

Reddaway professional drivers head to 2014 National Truck Driving Championships

Reddaway professional drivers and safety superstars Jeff Payne, John VanBuren and Dan Istre are competing this week at the 2014 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC) held in Pittsburgh, Pa. Drivers must finish first in their respective classes...

New Penn professional driver heads to 2014 National Truck Driving Championships

New Penn  announced that professional driver and safety superstar Rick Gagnon won the 5-axle division at the Rhode Island State Truck Driving Championships. He will now move on to compete with other national driving champions at the 2014 National...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

UL-Listed COB PAR30 LED bulbs provide up to 80% energy savings

LEDtronics® Inc. announces the newest member to its series of high-brightness, energy-efficient LED replacement bulbs. The LED PAR30C series of COB (Chip On Board) bulbs is ideal for indoor use in architectural/décor lighting, commercial...

ScanTape™ handheld dimensioner increases processing volume

METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to launch its convenient new parcel and pallet measuring device CNS110 ScanTape TM . Replacing a traditional tape measure, ScanTape eliminates manual data entry, offering greater ease and accuracy for transport and logistics...

Hamilton Caster President co-writes book to bring jobs back to U.S.

Dave Lippert’s passion for pure American manufacturing doesn’t stop when he leaves the office. To empower companies to bring operations back to the United States, Dave Lippert, the President of Hamilton Caster , and industry veteran...

Rotary tables for pharmaceutical application

Multi- Conveyor recently built two 48" diameter 11 gauge stainless steel rotary tables for a pharmaceutical application.  The table easily adapts to varying sizes and shape products showing the versatility of these systems for many applications. ...

Fairbanks Scales offers Talon series highway vehicle scales with Intalogix technology

Fairbanks Scales, Inc. offers their Talon series highway vehicle scales with Intalogix technology. The Talon series has the longest-lasting construction of any steel deck scales in the industry and consistently provides durable, reliable and accurate...

Rexroth’s GoTo Products App version 4.0 now supports customers throughout North America

With the latest update of its popular GoTo Products App for iOS and Android devices, Bosch Rexroth now offers convenient mobile access to its broad range of Drive & Control technologies for fast delivery throughout North America: in the U.S.,...

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)....

September 2014 Calendar of Events

Here is the calendar of events for the month of September 2014. September 21-23 Intermodal Expo 2014 Long Beach, CA / Long Beach Convention Center

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  

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

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