Manufacturing output began 2023 where 2022 left off, contracting for the third consecutive month, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The report’s key metric, the PMI, at 47.4 (a reading of 50...
It helps a company control costs, alleviate risks, see what’s going on in their supply chains and get more done with less. Long considered a vital aspect of any supply chain, transportation management systems (TMS), warehouse management systems (WMS), enterprise resource planning solutions (ERP) and other platforms work...
A change is coming at the top for Thomasville, N.C.-based national less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line. The company announced this week that, effective July 1, 2023, Kevin M. (“Marty) Freeman will succeed Greg C. Gantt as ODFL President and Chief Executive Officer, as per its Board of Directors....
After going “virtual” in 2021 due to the global COVID pandemic, ProMat is back in Chicago for a live, in-person event for 2023—and it’s going to be big. As the largest international materials handling, logistics and supply chain show and conference, ProMat 2023, produced by show sponsor MHI,...
Manufacturing output began 2023 where 2022 left off, contracting for the third consecutive month, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business, which was issued today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The report’s key metric, the PMI, at 47.4 (a reading of 50...
The new year is a perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and determine how to improve. Every professional can find areas of improvement, whether getting a promotion or establishing better working relationships.Owners and managers can do plenty of things to improve safety in the warehousing...
Today, stow Robotics, the warehouse automation business unit within stow Group, and Phononic, a global leader in solid-state cooling technology, announced a strategic alliance to provide cold chain fulfillment solutions that serve the retail grocery industry across North America and Europe. Combining stow Robotics’ automation expertise with Phononic’s...
DHL Supply Chain, a global contract logistics provider and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced today that it has become the first company to achieve commercial application of Boston Dynamics’ Stretch robot developed for carton unloading of trucks. The successful deployment of the robot at a DHL...
OneCharge Inc., and Bluewater Battery Logistics have entered into a strategic partnership to recycle and repurpose advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries at the end of useful life, the companies announced today. Lithium forklift batteries provide an efficient and economically viable alternative to older lead-acid batteries, noted OneCharge, one of...
Plug Power, a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, and Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies, today announced a long-term strategic partnership to accelerate the green hydrogen economy. JM will become an important strategic supplier of membrane electrode assembly (MEA)...