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Independent block pallet study identifies dramatic cost savings opportunities

November 15, 2016

According to an independent study conducted by The Poirier Group (TPG) in Canada, a single distribution center can save an estimated half million dollars every year simply by using block pallets instead of traditional Canadian pooled stringer... Read more about Independent block pallet study identifies dramatic cost savings opportunities

Onset publishes white paper on managing carbon dioxide risk

October 28, 2016

Scientific and medical research links carbon dioxide (CO2) levels to discomfort and lost productivity among occupants in offices, schools, healthcare facilities, and dwellings. Facility managers and building engineers are often responsible for... Read more about Onset publishes white paper on managing carbon dioxide risk

Culture of customization lies at the heart of Caster Concepts manufacturing strategy

October 14, 2016

When it comes to moving heavy loads - an airplane fuselage, a railcar, an overhead crane - off-the-shelf, mass-produced casters or wheels just won't cut it.

The gritty, heavy-duty jobs handled by Read more about Culture of customization lies at the heart of Caster Concepts manufacturing strategy

Autonomous vehicles got their start in the Material Handling Industry

October 5, 2016

AGV’s, or Automatic Guided Vehicles, have been providing solutions in the materials handling business for many years. With the advent of autonomous vehicles hitting our roadways in the coming years, the story of the AGV is an important... Read more about Autonomous vehicles got their start in the Material Handling Industry

Case Study: Hospital system using Akro-Mils products to go mobile

October 3, 2016

Relocation of active departments in a medical facility is a daunting process. Materials managers at a Midwestern medical system — with multiple locations serving more than 1 million patients annually — discovered how challenging it can be... Read more about Case Study: Hospital system using Akro-Mils products to go mobile

New study finds digitization a top priority to drive next generation supply chain performance

September 26, 2016

JDA Software Group, Inc. has announced the results of a new research study of more than 200 supply chain professionals on companies’ plans to embrace and apply advanced supply chain technologies. The whitepaper entitled Read more about New study finds digitization a top priority to drive next generation supply chain performance

Five things you can do this week to reduce inventory

September 23, 2016

Can you reduce inventory while maintaining high levels of customer service? Yes! Read this white paper to learn five ways you can get started this week.

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How to know if your racking needs to be replaced

August 23, 2016

In a perfect world, there would be no warehouse accidents. People, product and pallet rack would all be free from any threat of collisions, collapses and the lingering threat of unavoidable freak accidents. Unfortunately, we live in the real... Read more about How to know if your racking needs to be replaced

Calibration basics: What you need to know

August 17, 2016

Calibration is a first step to reliable results. It is also the most cost-effective way to increase the return on investment of your weighing equipment. Here’s a brief look at calibration, its role in improving regulatory compliance, and its... Read more about Calibration basics: What you need to know

Tri-Kon Precase Products takes delivery of custom Shuttlelift crane

August 10, 2016

Shuttlelift has recently delivered a new Single Beam gantry crane with 50 ton capacity to Tri-Kon Precast Products. Tri-Kon is a leading manufacturer and supplier of quality precast... Read more about Tri-Kon Precase Products takes delivery of custom Shuttlelift crane



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