Jan16

Vermeer SE dealership offers employee stock incentives

Vermeer Southeast, a full-service construction equipment dealer with locations in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, is now 100 percent employee-owned through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) Vermeer Southeast, a full-service construction equipment dealer with locations in Florida, Georgia and Alabama, is now 100 percent employee-owned through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). Vermeer Southeast leadership will remain under...

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Jan14

MHI announces formation of new Robotics Industry Group

MHI has announced the formation of The Robotics Group (TRG), the newest MHI industry group. MHI Industry Groups are membership groups around product-specific categories that share information and conduct research to stay at the forefront of their industry. Members of The Robotics Group are leading manufacturers, integrators, consultants, and component suppliers of robotic solutions designed specifically for warehousing and...

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Jan10

United Rentals announces Leadership Succession Plan

Michael Kneeland Named Non-Executive Chairman Matthew Flannery Named Chief Executive Officer Bobby Griffin Named Lead Independent Director United Rentals, Inc., the world’s largest equipment rental company, announced that its board of directors has appointed Matthew Flannery, the company’s president and chief operating officer, to become chief executive officer, while retaining the role as president. Additionally, the board has...

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Jan10

December 2018 Logistics Manager’s Index Report®

LMI® at 64.65% Growth is INCREASING AT AN INCREASING RATE for: Inventory Levels and Transportation Capacity Growth is INCREASING AT A DECREASING RATE for: Inventory Costs, Warehousing Utilization, Warehousing Price, and Transportation Utilization, Transportation Price Warehouse Capacity is DECREASING According to a sample of North American logistics executives, growth continued across the logistics sector in December 2018, but at...

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Jan10

Conduent to Showcase Augmented and Virtual Reality at NRF

Company provides near-term vision for the future of on-the-job training As the retail industry rapidly changes and adapts to new business models, more retailers are looking for quick, efficient ways to train employees while also improving business performance. Conduent Incorporated, a digital interactions company, provides digital platforms and business solutions that converge digital and physical shopping to help retailers create a...

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Jan10

A3 announces call for startup competition

Entrepreneurs vie for $10,000 cash award, Spotlight at the April 8-11 Show; Deadline January 31  The Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the leading global advocate for the benefits of automating, today announced a call for startup companies in robotics, machine vision and motion control to enter the 2019 Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition. The competition gives the industry’s most innovative young companies the chance to...

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Jan10

Toyota Material Handling USA and TIEM will integrate by 2020

Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing and Toyota Material Handling USA have announced plans to integrate into a single business unit by January 2020. The new company will be called Toyota Material Handling, Inc. The announcement was made Wednesday, January 9th during a company-wide meeting in Columbus, Ind. Company officials said the business will remain in Columbus and report directly to Toyota Material Handling North America....

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