Fulfillment and inventory management is being transformed by Amazon People are becoming increasingly aware of the impact that Amazon and e-commerce are having on society today. When we think about this, most of us tend to view this as a phenomenon that’s occurring strictly in retail. However, this Amazon Effect has a significant impact that …
This article discusses the materials handling and warehousing trends for 2012: Labor cost containment and productivity, Lowering maintenance costs, Lowering energy costs, Environmental impact, and Financing flexibility. Topics covered include Fleet Optimization and Forklift design improvements.
Five Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA) employees recently presented a lecture on understanding, managing and resolving conflict to more than 250 students at Harmony Science Academy in Katy, Texas. The presenters, including Tom Clinton, MCFA director of marketing, taught the students the importance of understanding and practicing conflict management skills in school and in their future careers by demonstrating real-life scenarios.
Barloworld will exit the United States lift truck market and the Hyster brand of lift trucks will be distributed as of March 31, 2012 by Briggs Equipment Inc and by LiftOne, a division of Carolina Tractor and Equipment Company. Briggs will distribute materials handling equipment for Hyster in Texas, and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Mississipi and Louisiana. LiftOne will distribute Hyster in portions of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia and Tennessee.
Materials Handling Press Release: Howard Hammer is named as new Sales Manager for Intelligrated in Alpharetta, Georgia.