Material Handling & Logistics http://mhlnews.com/rss.xml en How to Control Your Fleet Costs while Increasing Performance http://mhlnews.com/sponsored/how-control-your-fleet-costs-while-increasing-performance <div class="field-byline"> Ryder </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This eBook looks at tips on how to control your fleet costs while increasing performance.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/sponsored/how-control-your-fleet-costs-while-increasing-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/sponsored/how-control-your-fleet-costs-while-increasing-performance#comments Sponsored Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0000 207471 at http://mhlnews.com Maritime Shipping Needs Better Data Sharing http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/maritime-shipping-needs-better-data-sharing <div class="node-body article-body">Importers, exporters, container carriers, terminal operators, vessel owners and other stakeholders suffer from poor visibility and predictability around shipments and are losing money due to a lack of partner synchronization and insufficient data insight.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/maritime-shipping-needs-better-data-sharing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/maritime-shipping-needs-better-data-sharing#comments Global Supply Chain Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:30:00 +0000 207551 at http://mhlnews.com IoT Chip for Real-Time Product Status [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/iot-chip-real-time-product-status-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">MetTel has launched IoT Single SIM, which is designed to ensure the best possible connectivity no matter the device or location.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/iot-chip-real-time-product-status-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/iot-chip-real-time-product-status-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:13:00 +0000 207561 at http://mhlnews.com Real-Time Quoting & Automated Tendering [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/real-time-quoting-automated-tendering-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Project44 has introduced real-time quoting and automated tendering in its Volume LTL solution.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/real-time-quoting-automated-tendering-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/real-time-quoting-automated-tendering-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:49:00 +0000 207571 at http://mhlnews.com GPS Tracking and Monitoring System [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/gps-tracking-and-monitoring-system-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">RingVoz has introduced Truway, an advanced GPS tracking and monitoring system that helps keep track of the routes drivers are taking, the amount of fuel they’re using, and many other factors that can be used to determine driver's patterns. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/gps-tracking-and-monitoring-system-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/gps-tracking-and-monitoring-system-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:47:00 +0000 207521 at http://mhlnews.com GM Brings Parts of Supply Chain Back to U.S. http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/gm-brings-parts-supply-chain-back-us <div class="node-body article-body">GM said it been executing a strategy to create supplier parks adjacent to its U.S. manufacturing sites</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/gm-brings-parts-supply-chain-back-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/gm-brings-parts-supply-chain-back-us#comments Global Supply Chain Labor Management News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:53:00 +0000 207511 at http://mhlnews.com Expert System for Logistics [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/expert-system-logistics-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Teknowlogi has introduced the Logistics Expert System (LES), which combines transportation management systems (TMS), mobile intelligence, integration intelligence, business intelligence, consulting intelligence and artificial intelligence in one platform.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/expert-system-logistics-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/expert-system-logistics-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:39:00 +0000 207541 at http://mhlnews.com Half of Suppliers Don’t Collaborate with Partners http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/half-suppliers-don-t-collaborate-partners <div class="node-body article-body"> 70% of suppliers said at least half of the customers they supply do not have a strong system and process in place for buyer and supplier collaboration.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/half-suppliers-don-t-collaborate-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/half-suppliers-don-t-collaborate-partners#comments Global Supply Chain News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:45:00 +0000 207501 at http://mhlnews.com Is Pennsylvania’s Proposed Warehouse Tax the Start of a Trend? http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/pennsylvania-s-proposed-warehouse-tax-start-trend <div class="node-body article-body">Warehouse operators successfully halted taxes in the past, but cash-strapped states are searching for ways to shore up deficits.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/pennsylvania-s-proposed-warehouse-tax-start-trend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/pennsylvania-s-proposed-warehouse-tax-start-trend#comments Warehousing News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:53:00 +0000 207491 at http://mhlnews.com Top 25 Supply Chains of 2017 http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/top-25-supply-chains-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Our annual look at the Top 25 (plus 3) Supply Chains reveals what the best manufacturers and retailers are achieving as they manage their global operations.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/top-25-supply-chains-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/top-25-supply-chains-2017#comments Facilities Management Global Supply Chain Labor Management Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Mon, 19 Jun 2017 02:40:00 +0000 207271 at http://mhlnews.com Perishable Goods Monitor & Alerts [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/perishable-goods-monitor-alerts-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Digi International has introduced Digi SafeTemps, which provides precise and continuous visibility using wireless monitors that automatically generate temperature alerts and reports of perishable goods throughout the transportation and supply chain process.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/perishable-goods-monitor-alerts-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/perishable-goods-monitor-alerts-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Products Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:34:00 +0000 207531 at http://mhlnews.com Fix US Infrastructure to Be Competitive, Say Equipment Manufacturers http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/fix-us-infrastructure-be-competitive-say-equipment-manufacturers <div class="node-body article-body">"The United States once had an infrastructure system that was the envy of the world,” says Dennis Slater, president of the AEM. But these days, not so much.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/fix-us-infrastructure-be-competitive-say-equipment-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/fix-us-infrastructure-be-competitive-say-equipment-manufacturers#comments Global Supply Chain News Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:01:00 +0000 207481 at http://mhlnews.com Inflatable Loading Dock Shelter [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/inflatable-loading-dock-shelter-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Rite-Hite has introduced the Uni-Dox Inflatable Shelter for facilities whose loading docks service a wide variety of truck and trailer configurations.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/inflatable-loading-dock-shelter-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/inflatable-loading-dock-shelter-new-products#comments Facilities Management New Products Products Wed, 14 Jun 2017 21:36:00 +0000 207461 at http://mhlnews.com Shipping & Fulfillment Platform for 3PLs [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/shipping-fulfillment-platform-3pls-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">GrandCanals has introduced the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs, a purpose-built analytics platform that helps 3PLs manage and optimize their fulfillment and shipping across all modes.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/shipping-fulfillment-platform-3pls-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/shipping-fulfillment-platform-3pls-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:52:00 +0000 207411 at http://mhlnews.com The Electric, Driverless Revolution Is About to Hit High Seas http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/electric-driverless-revolution-about-hit-high-seas <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The fully electric, zero emissions YARA Birkeland container ship will set sail next year in Europe. By 2019 it will be able to work by remote control and at the start of the next decade it will be able to deliver on a fully automated basis. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/electric-driverless-revolution-about-hit-high-seas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/electric-driverless-revolution-about-hit-high-seas#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:15:00 +0000 207401 at http://mhlnews.com Easy-Release Barcode Label Holder [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/facilities-management/easy-release-barcode-label-holder-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">ID Label has introduced Tote Renew, a durable, laminated label-holding strip that makes it easier to apply and remove barcode labels for reusable warehouse totes, bins and containers.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/facilities-management/easy-release-barcode-label-holder-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/facilities-management/easy-release-barcode-label-holder-new-products#comments Facilities Management New Products Products Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:25:00 +0000 207451 at http://mhlnews.com Route Optimization Solution [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/route-optimization-solution-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Route4Me’s Dynamic Route Optimization technology accommodates routes of varying complexity having any number of routes or stops per route.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/route-optimization-solution-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/route-optimization-solution-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:44:00 +0000 207421 at http://mhlnews.com How to Make Room for Corporate Growth http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/how-make-room-corporate-growth <div class="field-byline"> Christine Emmerich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how to recognize and utilize unused space in your facility—it could save you money while generating new sources of revenue.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/how-make-room-corporate-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/how-make-room-corporate-growth#comments MHL Magazine Warehousing Gold Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:58:00 +0000 207391 at http://mhlnews.com Dirty Little Secrets of the Supply Chain http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/dirty-little-secrets-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">There's no chance that your company's products are the end result of forced labor, right? Are you sure?</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/dirty-little-secrets-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/dirty-little-secrets-supply-chain#comments MHL Magazine Global Supply Chain Labor Management Gold Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:59:00 +0000 207371 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Dave Blanchard<br /> <em>Editorial Director/<br /> Associate Publisher</em></p> Transportation Network Optimization in the Amazon Effect Era http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/transportation-network-optimization-amazon-effect-era <div class="field-byline"> Gary Allen </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Having transparency across all aspects of your logistics operation will enable your company to succeed in a competitive marketplace.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/transportation-network-optimization-amazon-effect-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/transportation-network-optimization-amazon-effect-era#comments MHL Magazine Transportation & Distribution Gold Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:36:00 +0000 207361 at http://mhlnews.com Forklift Manufacturers and Suppliers Gear Up for National Forklift Safety Day 2017 http://mhlnews.com/forklift-safety/forklift-manufacturers-and-suppliers-gear-national-forklift-safety-day-2017 <div class="field-byline"> , </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The importance of operator training is the focus of National Forklift Safety Day 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/forklift-safety/forklift-manufacturers-and-suppliers-gear-national-forklift-safety-day-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/forklift-safety/forklift-manufacturers-and-suppliers-gear-national-forklift-safety-day-2017#comments Forklift Safety Powered Vehicles News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:55:00 +0000 207351 at http://mhlnews.com Material Handling & Logistics - June 2017 http://mhlnews.com/2017-06-13 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"><p>MH&amp;L looks at the Top 10 forklift manufacturers.</p> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><em style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: inherit; "><strong style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: inherit; ">In this issue</strong></em>: Forklifts: Where The Action Is</p> <p><em>MH&amp;L</em> looks at the Top 10 forklift manufacturers.</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> <div class="field-mag-teaser"> <a href="/powered-vehicles/cutting-five-seconds-pick-how-optimize-low-level-order-picking">Cutting Five Seconds per Pick: How to Optimize Low-Level Order Picking</a> <a href="/powered-vehicles/top-10-forklift-manufacturers-2017">Top 10 Forklift Manufacturers of 2017</a> <a href="/global-supply-chain/how-transform-your-supply-chain-circular-economy">How to Transform Your Supply Chain for the Circular Economy</a> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/2017-06-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 04:00:00 +0000 207381 at http://mhlnews.com The Toyota Material Handling Way http://mhlnews.com/powered-vehicles/toyota-material-handling-way <div class="field-byline"> Steve Minter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Brett Wood shares 9 best practices for driving continuous improvement.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/powered-vehicles/toyota-material-handling-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/powered-vehicles/toyota-material-handling-way#comments Forklift Safety MHL Magazine Labor Management Powered Vehicles Tue, 13 Jun 2017 02:03:00 +0000 207341 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Brett Wood, president and CEO, Toyota Material Handling North America, delivering his keynote address at the 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing &amp; Technology show.</p> AI-based WMS [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/ai-based-wms-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Escape Velocity Systems (EVS) has released the Mobe3 warehouse management system (WMS) combining the familiar iOS user experience with artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize and improve warehouse workflow.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/ai-based-wms-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/ai-based-wms-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Mon, 12 Jun 2017 20:27:00 +0000 207441 at http://mhlnews.com It's Not Us vs. Them—We Are "Them" http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/its-not-us-vs-them-we-are-them <div class="node-body article-body">To attract and keep Millennials in our workforce, we need to first focus on them as individuals, not just laborers.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/its-not-us-vs-them-we-are-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/its-not-us-vs-them-we-are-them#comments MHL Magazine Labor Management Warehousing Gold Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:18:00 +0000 207331 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Adrienne Selko<br /> <em>Senior Editor<br /> adrienne.selko@penton.com</em></p> Safety and Security at the Loading Dock: Know Your Risks and Take Control http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/safety-and-security-loading-dock-know-your-risks-and-take-control <div class="field-byline"> Walt Swietlik </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The key to safety at the loading dock is proper and constant communication.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/safety-and-security-loading-dock-know-your-risks-and-take-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/safety-and-security-loading-dock-know-your-risks-and-take-control#comments Forklift Safety MHL Magazine Transportation & Distribution Warehousing Gold Mon, 12 Jun 2017 17:39:00 +0000 207321 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Indoor motion-sensor based safety warning system.</p> Rite-Hite Labor Secretary Reverses Joint Liability and Independent Contractor Policies http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/labor-secretary-reverses-joint-liability-and-independent-contractor-policies <div class="node-body article-body">Other federal agencies and several states continue to maintain both policies as key elements of their regulatory schemes.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/labor-secretary-reverses-joint-liability-and-independent-contractor-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/labor-secretary-reverses-joint-liability-and-independent-contractor-policies#comments Labor Management News Trump and the Supply Chain Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:56:00 +0000 207311 at http://mhlnews.com Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta (photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images) Warehouse Leasing Market Strongest Since 2000 http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/warehouse-leasing-market-strongest-2000 <div class="node-body article-body">Almost half of the 167 million sq. ft. of U.S warehouse space currently under construction—72 million sq. ft.—is already pre-committed to tenants, primarily e-commerce, third-party logistics and retail users, according to a new report from CBRE Group, Inc.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/warehouse-leasing-market-strongest-2000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/warehouse-leasing-market-strongest-2000#comments Warehousing News Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:33:00 +0000 207301 at http://mhlnews.com Crown Issues Forklift Safety Challenge http://mhlnews.com/powered-vehicles/crown-issues-forklift-safety-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">Crown challenges industry to step up forklift safety training and awareness programs.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/powered-vehicles/crown-issues-forklift-safety-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/powered-vehicles/crown-issues-forklift-safety-challenge#comments Forklift Safety Powered Vehicles News Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:25:00 +0000 207291 at http://mhlnews.com Top 10 Most-Liked Industrial CEOs http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-most-liked-industrial-ceos <div class="node-body gallery-body">CEOs leading companies that produce industrial goods are very well-liked relative to CEOs in other industries, according to a recent ranking by Owler. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-most-liked-industrial-ceos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-most-liked-industrial-ceos#comments Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:02:00 +0000 207281 at http://mhlnews.com