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KION Group beats expectations for 2019 with a strong year end

KION Group beats expectations for 2019 with a strong year end with Preliminary, unaudited results show that the 2019 outlook was achieved and, in some cases, comfortably exceeded, primarily driven by a strong year end and revenue jumping by almost 10 percent to around €8.8 billion According to its preliminary, unaudited results, KION GROUP AG achieved its Group outlook for 2019 and, in some cases, comfortably exceeded it. Despite a...

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Alpine Supply Chain Solutions optimizes e-Commerce for AMS Fulfillment

Space, equipment, and labor improvements result in throughput gains Alpine Supply Chain Solutions, a supply chain consulting firm, announced the successful completion of a distribution optimization project for AMS Fulfillment, a third-party logistics service provider specializing in e-commerce and business-to-business fulfillment. AMS was growing exponentially and wanted to improve the use of their space, equipment and labor to...

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Rail traffic for the week ending January 11, 2020

The Association of American Railroads (AAR) has reported U.S. rail traffic for the week ending January 11, 2020. For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 501,624 carloads and intermodal units, down 9.6 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending January 11 were 239,119 carloads, down 10.1 percent compared with the same week in 2019, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 262,505...

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Key Technology acquires Herbert Solutions

Key Technology, a global designer and manufacturer of digital sorting, inspection, conveying and other processing equipment, and a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has acquired Herbert Solutions, enhancing its portfolio of potato and vegetable equipment solutions. Herbert has established itself as a leader in serving the root crop and fresh produce markets with an assortment of industry leading sorting, washing...

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Del Lift Rental and Sales gives back to their community

The staff at DEL Lift Rentals & Sales in Boardman, Ohio dropped off a big check, boxes of toys and other supplies to Compass Family Services which oversees the Sojourner House for victims of domestic violence. Every December, DEL Lift employees choose a local charity and then start collecting for it, reaching out to customers for help. “This year when we chose the Sojourner House, I went on their website, I saw they had a full...

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White House proposes regulatory principles to govern AI use

The White House on Tuesday proposed regulatory principles to govern the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) aimed at limiting authorities’ “overreach”, and said it wants European officials to likewise avoid aggressive approaches. In a fact sheet, the White House said federal agencies should “conduct risk assessment and cost-benefit analyses prior to any regulatory action on AI, with a focus on establishing flexible...

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Combilift is nominated for two IFOY Awards 2020

Monaghan, Ireland based manufacturer Combilift is among the sixteen intralogistics providers nominated for the final round of assessments for the IFOY AWARD 2020 (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year). The shortlisted candidates will take part in the group test days undertaken by an expert jury next month in Hannover, Germany and for the first time in the newly established IFOY TEST CAMP decision-makers in...

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