Apr20

Toyota Industries Corporation launches Global Autonomous Vehicle Software Development Company

In order to meet the increasing demands of its customers, Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) will bundle its software development in autonomous vehicles (AVs), increase its global investments, and establish T-Hive B.V. as a new center of excellence. By combining the software products, partnerships, and innovations from TICO’s main Group companies, Toyota L&F, Toyota Material Handling, Toyota Material Handling Europe, Raymond,...

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Apr20

The Crosby Group acquires BlokCorp, launches Technology Solutions business unit

Market-leading camera & alert systems for a safer and more efficient lifting industry  The Crosby Group, a global provider in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, has announced that it has acquired BlokCorp Ltd (“BlokCorp”).  UK-based BlokCorp designs and manufactures innovative camera and alert systems for tower and mobile cranes.  These advanced systems provide crane operators with critical visual and audio...

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Apr20

Nano One advances Joint Development work with Asian Cathode Producer

Joint Development phases one and two were successfully completed. Project work is on schedule and on budget. LNMO cathode materials have met performance metrics and initial economic targets. The next steps include scale-up, detailed economic modeling, third-party evaluation, and planning for commercialization. Nano One® Materials Corp. (“Nano One”) is a clean technology company with a patented low carbon intensity process for the...

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Apr20

March 2021 Logistics Manager’s Index Report®

LMI® at 72.2 Growth is INCREASING AT AN INCREASING RATE for Inventory Costs, Warehousing Utilization, Warehousing Prices, Transportation Prices Growth is INCREASING AT A DECREASING RATE for Inventory Levels and Transportation Utilization Warehousing Capacity and Transportation Capacity are CONTRACTING A recent Wall Street Journal article, citing idled factories, shipping backlogs, and a lack of raw materials ran with the headline:...

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Apr20

Raymond’s David Norton named Rockstar of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics

David Norton, vice president, customer solutions, and support at The Raymond Corporation, has been named a Rockstar of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics. The Rockstar of the Supply Chain award recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain. “I am incredibly grateful to be recognized for this award alongside so many brilliant industry leaders,”...

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AHS Partners with Caja Robotics
Apr19

AHS Partners with Caja Robotics to bring Robotic Fulfillment to a major distribution facility

Advanced Handling Systems (AHS, LLC) has announced that they will be partnering with Caja Robotics to optimize a Midwest distribution facility for a major retailer. AHS, LLC, a full-service systems integrator located in Erlanger, KY, is a premier US partner of Caja Robotics and will be completing the installation and deployment of approximately 100 robots in the new facility. Caja Robotics is a visionary software and robotics company...

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Apr18

Port Canaveral to host Commercial Vessels for U.S. Reflag Conversion Process

Five Hapag-Lloyd container ships to be converted to US registry under the federal Maritime Security Program The Hapag-Lloyd container ship Al Bahia arrived at Port Canaveral to begin the required conversion process to reflag the vessel in the United States. The Al Bahia will be renamed the Delaware Express and is the first of five Hapag-Lloyd container vessels owned and operated by the global shipping giant scheduled to undergo the...

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