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The Material Handling Huddle is an opportunity for you to build more profitable businesses through networking and education. Increase your knowledge of issues, regulations, products and services vital to our industry. Develop and improve relationships with other dealers and manufacturers.

Join us at the Holiday Inn-Rolling Meadows, Ill. for an educational one-day conference, June 7, with key industry leaders giving you ideas to take back to your business tomorrow. This four-session format will include topics that are trending in the industry. Take part in networking opportunities before and during the event, plus a vendor mall for ideas on products and services to expand your product line.

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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

For intermittent lift truck use, sometimes the right choice is to buy new

July 7, 2016

By Andrew Omahen
UTILEV Business Development Manager

For operations where a forklift is necessary, but used only intermittently, one of the biggest considerations has... Read more about For intermittent lift truck use, sometimes the right choice is to buy new

Five key components of a good scale maintenance program

June 16, 2016

Companies purchase scales because the value of goods entering or exiting a facility is based on their weight. Without assured scale accuracy a company can lose thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

Depending on... Read more about Five key components of a good scale maintenance program

“Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy”

June 7, 2016

Dr. Beumer, what can you tell us about trends that are currently important in intralogistics?

Dr. Beumer: Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy. For companies it is no longer a necessary evil; it is crucial for gaining a... Read more about “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy”

2016’s top five trends in enterprise labeling

May 5, 2016

By: Josh Roffman, Loftware VP Product Management

As the function of labeling continues to grow in importance in today’s global supply chain, many companies are searching for labeling processes that work hand and hand with their supply... Read more about 2016’s top five trends in enterprise labeling



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