Dec05

Shoppa’s technicians earn recognition from Toyota

Five secure coveted Platinum Certification, one selected for national competition An unprecedented number of Shoppa’s Material Handling technicians recently passed the Toyota Material Handling Platinum Master Technician Certification, including one Shoppa’s technician selected out of nearly 120 applicants to compete for Toyota’s prestigious technician title. “Our customers demand technicians who can keep their forklifts and other...

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Dec05

November 2019 Logistics Manager’s Index report®

LMI® at 54.4%, Growth is INCREASING AT AN INCREASING RATE for: Warehousing Prices. Growth is INCREASING AT A DECREASING RATE for: Inventory Levels, Inventory Costs, Warehousing Capacity, Warehousing Utilization, Transportation Capacity and Transportation Utilization. Transportation Prices are DECREASING. The LMI score is a combination eight unique components that make up the logistics industry, including: inventory levels and costs,...

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Dec05

Genie®holds a “Ask Me Anything” event to address preventive maintenance

Genie experts to answer questions on properly maintaining aerial access equipment Genie invites customers to ask questions and get answers about the importance of properly maintaining aerial access equipment, including mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), such as boom lifts, scissor lifts and telehandlers during its upcoming “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event, December 9-13, 2019. Globally, Genie® preventive maintenance and service...

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Dec05

ARA names two for the Rental Hall of Fame

The American Rental Association has named Charles Neffle, All Occasions Event Rental, Cincinnati; and Thomas Founts of Bledsoe Rentals, Lees Summit, Mo., to the Rental Hall of Fame. Neffle and Founts will be formally inducted during a ceremony on February 9, 2020, at The ARA Show in Orlando, Fla. ARA created the Rental Hall of Fame in 2000 to foster an appreciation of the historical development of the equipment and event rental...

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Dec04

HELLLA PAGID customer experience at the race track

Since the beginning 2019, the brake specialist Hella Pagid has been main sponsor and supplier for Risi Competizione racing team for the TCR Americas Series.  With up to eight races, the team traveled across USA achieving the third place with its Alfa Romeo Giulietta during the 2019 season. An outstanding success! As part of the marketing strategy in the North America region, Hella Pagid prepared a promotion oriented to the shops who...

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Dec04

Raymond gives back to more than 150 non-profit and educational organizations

Raymond Sales & Service Center network extends nonprofit giving and support across North America In 2019, Raymond contributed to more than 150 nonprofit and educational organizations, local and national, spanning a variety of causes and collaborative efforts. Raymond continues to demonstrate giving back is a value instilled throughout its entire organization through monetary contributions, forklift donations and voluntary...

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Dec04

Rail Traffic for November and the week ending November 30, 2019

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending November 30, 2019, as well as volumes for November 2019. U.S. railroads originated 955,579 carloads in November 2019, down 7.5 percent, or 77,166 carloads, from November 2018. U.S. railroads also originated 1,019,766 containers and trailers in November 2019, down 7.4 percent, or 81,138 units, from the same month last year. Combined U.S....

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