Dec14

MHEFI asks for your assistance to impact the future of our industry

As 2018 draws to an end, we would like to encourage you to keep the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI), in your charitable giving plans. You have the opportunity to impact the future of our industry. It is the mission of the Foundation, “To attract students to the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry by providing financial support.” We are proud to report that in 2018, the Foundation awarded...

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Dec14

Toyota Material Handling and Cummins combined donate $20,000

The top two CEO’s in Columbus, Ind. came together in a rare appearance to give four charities a check for $5,000.  Brett Wood, president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling North America and Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO of Cummins gave the check presentations on Thursday, December 13th at the new United Way offices, which is a renovated fire station. The four charities were the Salvation Army, Lincoln-Center Family...

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Dec13

DHL Supply Chain to provide Doosan Infracore to improve aftermarket network

DHL Supply Chain will be able to increase efficiencies in Doosan’s supply chain DHL Supply Chain, a provider in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and Doosan Infracore North America, a manufacturer of heavy construction equipment, announce the launch of a new warehouse operation that begins full receiving and shipping today as a result of a new partnership between the two companies. The new distribution...

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Dec13

Cargo record nears at Port of Long Beach

November tally increases as docks remain busy Cargo volume continued to rise at the Port of Long Beach in November, setting the stage for a second consecutive calendar year record. The Port of Long Beach handled 621,835 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo during the month, a 1.5 percent increase compared to November 2017. Last month’s performance pushed 2018’s total TEU count to 7,349,377, making it virtually...

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Dec13

CenterPoint acquires 84,793 SF warehouse in Miami-Dade County

CenterPoint Properties is proud to announce the acquisition of an 84,793 SF warehouse, located at 12501 NW 38th Avenue, in Opa Locka, Florida. This property is fully leased to a single tenant on a long term basis and is located on an 8.2 acre land site, which provides for above standard trailer parking and outside storage. Paul Bouldin of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller in the transaction and Sky Groden of JLL...

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Dec13

OSHA releases Top 10 List of Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards for FY 2018

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District says OSHA’s Top 10 can serve as a guide to reduce workplace hazards The OSHA Training Institute Education Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only OSHA authorized OTI Education Center headquartered in Northern California, is highlighting OSHA’s Top 10 list of the most frequently cited OSHA standards in FY...

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Dec13

Riekes Equipment & Bublitz Material Handling earn MVP award

Riekes Equipment and Bublitz Material Handling have earned the prestigious 2019 MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Award for their commitment to the industry.  Both companies are proud to receive this recognition from the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). “Over the last five years our organizations have worked closer and closer together.” said Duncan Murphy President. “This...

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