MH Equipment awarded prestigious Dealer Awards by Hyster-Yale Group

MH Equipment’s Illinois, Iowa, and Ohio South regions were awarded the 2019 Hyster Dealer of Distinction recognition, and the Iowa and Ohio North regions earned the 2019 Yale Dealer of Excellence Award MH Equipment received two major recognitions from Hyster-Yale Group for its focused leadership and success in the industry – the 2019 Hyster Dealer of Distinction and 2019 Yale Dealer of Excellence awards. MH...

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Riekes Equipment announces new Director of Rentals and Used

Riekes Equipment, an industry provider in material handling and warehouse solutions has announced that Mark Langerud has joined as Director of Rental and Used. In his new position, Langerud will provide leadership for the Rental and Used Teams across all seven Riekes locations and is responsible for the execution of a strategy that positions Riekes for continued growth in those markets. “Marks leadership and extensive experience...

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Harbor Commission names Commercial Operations leader

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has named Kenneth W. Duncan, an executive with the ocean carrier Maersk, as Managing Director of Commercial Operations at the Port of Long Beach, the nation’s second-busiest seaport. Duncan will lead a bureau consisting of the Port’s Business Development, Tenant Services, and Operations, and Security Services divisions. He was selected after a competitive process to permanently replace Dr....

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JLS Automation celebrates 65th Anniversary

Company’s history shows a culture of innovation and commitment to quality This year marks a major milestone for JLS Automation. The company is celebrating its 65th anniversary and its long-standing commitment to revolutionizing industrial automation with its robotic packaging systems. JLS Automation started as JL Souser & Associates, a manufacturers’ representative firm that sold power transmission equipment in 1955. Since taking...

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The Crosby Group names new General Manager

The Crosby Group has appointed Thomas Dietvorst general manager, load monitoring, as David Ayling, the former owner of the Straightpoint (SP) company steps into a consultancy role. Dietvorst will take the reins at SP’s manufacturing facility and headquarters, co-located in Hampshire, UK that became Crosby’s center of excellence for load monitoring and measurement following the January 2019 acquisition. He will report to Jason Colwell,...

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Women In Trucking announces 2020 Driver of the Year finalists

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Walmart announced three finalists for the 2020 Female Driver of the Year award. The inaugural award recognizes outstanding female professional drivers who lead the industry in safety standards while actively enhancing the public image of the trucking industry. “Walmart is committed to providing women a great workplace to grow their careers,” said Bryan Most, vice president of transportation...

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Motion Industries promotes Executive VP and CFO

Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motion Industries, effective April 1, 2020. Mr. Cook joined Motion Industries as Senior Vice President and CFO in November 2016 and quickly worked to improve the strategic effectiveness of the...

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