Material Handling & Logistics http://mhlnews.com/rss.xml en Top 10 Most Popular Moving Destinations of 2017 http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/top-10-most-popular-moving-destinations-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Warmer climates continue to be the most popular moving destinations for the U.S. working population.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/top-10-most-popular-moving-destinations-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/top-10-most-popular-moving-destinations-2017#comments Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:51:00 +0000 199951 at http://mhlnews.com Small, Medium Enterprises Optimistic About Economy http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/small-medium-enterprises-optimistic-about-economy <div class="node-body article-body">More than two thirds of the SMEs surveyed expect significant revenue growth of at least 4% over the next 12 months.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/small-medium-enterprises-optimistic-about-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/small-medium-enterprises-optimistic-about-economy#comments Global Supply Chain News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:50:00 +0000 199631 at http://mhlnews.com Customer Experience Now a Top Priority in Supply Chain Operations http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/customer-experience-now-top-priority-supply-chain-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Only 3% say current systems “fully support efforts to improve the customer experience” while more than 66% report existing systems do nothing to improve customer experience.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/customer-experience-now-top-priority-supply-chain-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/customer-experience-now-top-priority-supply-chain-operations#comments Global Supply Chain Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:10:00 +0000 199451 at http://mhlnews.com Supply Chain Network Visualization [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/supply-chain-network-visualization-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Supply Dynamics has introduced SDX SupplyMap, which provides intelligent data visualization that allows companies to monitor their entire value chain.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/supply-chain-network-visualization-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/supply-chain-network-visualization-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:33:00 +0000 199471 at http://mhlnews.com Is Your Workplace Becoming a Battleground?
 http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/your-workplace-becoming-battleground <div class="field-byline"> Sandy Smith </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As a manager, are you finding yourself playing referee to political discussions in the workplace?</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/your-workplace-becoming-battleground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/your-workplace-becoming-battleground#comments MH&L Wire Labor Management News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:47:00 +0000 199431 at http://mhlnews.com Identify Theft Resource Center | Data Breach Report http://mhlnews.com/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://mhlnews.com/site-files/mhlnews.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/data-breach-promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">This report presents a study of data breaches in the United States in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/datasheet/identify-theft-resource-center-data-breach-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MH&L Industry Reports Gold Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:32:00 +0000 199371 at http://mhlnews.com Delivery Drones Less than 1% of Commercial Market by 2020 http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/delivery-drones-less-1-commercial-market-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">"Delivery drones will be mired in logistical issues like the time needed to return a drone to its origin point after delivery," Gartner said. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/delivery-drones-less-1-commercial-market-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/delivery-drones-less-1-commercial-market-2020#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:22:00 +0000 199201 at http://mhlnews.com Weight & Stability Indicator for Forklifts [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/weight-stability-indicator-forklifts-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">RAVAS-SafeLoad is an aftermarket product for counterbalanced lift trucks that provides both a weight indication and stability information in a single combined display. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/weight-stability-indicator-forklifts-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/weight-stability-indicator-forklifts-new-products#comments Facilities Management New Products Powered Vehicles Products Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:51:00 +0000 199341 at http://mhlnews.com Incremental Lifting Systems [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/incremental-lifting-systems-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Enerpac has introduced the JS-Series Jack-Up Systems to synchronously lift and mechanically hold loads of 125-750 metric tons.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/incremental-lifting-systems-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/incremental-lifting-systems-new-products#comments Facilities Management New Products Products Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:55:00 +0000 199291 at http://mhlnews.com What Matters Most to You About Your Job? http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/what-matters-most-you-about-your-job <div class="node-body article-body">Material handling and logistics managers are deepy invested in keeping the U.S. supply chain humming along.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/what-matters-most-you-about-your-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/what-matters-most-you-about-your-job#comments Labor Management Gold Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:47:00 +0000 199281 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Dave Blanchard<br /> <em>Editorial Director/<br /> Associate Publisher</em></p> Mobile Logistics: How to Achieve Direct Store Delivery Success http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-logistics-how-achieve-direct-store-delivery-success <div class="field-byline"> Jim Dempsey </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile devices allow DSD suppliers to take on logistics tasks in the field. These five features are key to making that possible.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-logistics-how-achieve-direct-store-delivery-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/mobile-logistics-how-achieve-direct-store-delivery-success#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution Gold Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:31:00 +0000 199191 at http://mhlnews.com Separate Yourself from the Competition: MH&L 2017 Salary Survey Comments http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/separate-yourself-competition-mhl-2017-salary-survey-comments <div class="node-body article-body">Staying competitive by developing and retaining the best workforce possible is of prime concern to material handling and logistics managers.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/separate-yourself-competition-mhl-2017-salary-survey-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/separate-yourself-competition-mhl-2017-salary-survey-comments#comments Labor Management Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:53:00 +0000 199181 at http://mhlnews.com Five Important Supply Chain Events of 2016 http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/five-important-supply-chain-events-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">“The earthquakes that impacted southern Taiwan and Japan in the first half of the year, and the bankruptcy declaration of Hanjin Shipping caused considerable disruptions to global supply chains,” said Shahzaib Khan, director of EventWatch at Resilinc.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/five-important-supply-chain-events-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/five-important-supply-chain-events-2016#comments Global Supply Chain News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:50:00 +0000 199081 at http://mhlnews.com <p>6.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Taiwan, February 2016</p> Relieving Regulatory Pressures on Trucking Can Reduce Supply Chain Costs http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/relieving-regulatory-pressures-trucking-can-reduce-supply-chain-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Expect the flow of safety regulations coming from the federal government to slow down but not go away.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/relieving-regulatory-pressures-trucking-can-reduce-supply-chain-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/relieving-regulatory-pressures-trucking-can-reduce-supply-chain-costs#comments Transportation & Distribution Gold Trump and the Supply Chain Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 199091 at http://mhlnews.com The Valentine's Day Supply Chain By the Numbers http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/valentines-day-supply-chain-numbers <div class="field-byline"> Fronetics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sorry Cupid, Valentine's Day is the work of logistics and supply chain.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/valentines-day-supply-chain-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/valentines-day-supply-chain-numbers#comments MH&L Wire Global Supply Chain News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:13:00 +0000 198981 at http://mhlnews.com Cultural Collaboration Is a Formula for Success http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/cultural-collaboration-formula-success <div class="node-body article-body">The United States is an immigrant nation, and its melting pot of cultures is a continuing source of entrepreneurial drive.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/cultural-collaboration-formula-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/cultural-collaboration-formula-success#comments Labor Management Gold Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:03:00 +0000 198931 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Adrienne Selko<br /> <em>Senior Editor<br /> adrienne.selko@penton.com</em></p> Best Practices in Fall Protection for Mezzanines and Pick Modules http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/best-practices-fall-protection-mezzanines-and-pick-modules <div class="field-byline"> Andy Olson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The increasing popularity in elevated work areas has prompted the need for more vigilance in safety compliance.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/best-practices-fall-protection-mezzanines-and-pick-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/warehousing/best-practices-fall-protection-mezzanines-and-pick-modules#comments Facilities Management Warehousing Gold Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:40:00 +0000 198921 at http://mhlnews.com <p>Dual reciprocating barriers create a controlled access area where the inner gate and outer gate cannot be opened at the same time.</p> Global Trade Needs Automation to Handle e-Commerce http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/global-trade-needs-automation-handle-e-commerce <div class="node-body article-body">“To stay ahead of the e-commerce curve, companies must address primary gaps with a combination of technology, trade compliance knowledge, and automation, ”said the American Association of Exporters & Importers.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/global-trade-needs-automation-handle-e-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/global-trade-needs-automation-handle-e-commerce#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:52:00 +0000 198911 at http://mhlnews.com MH&L's 2017 Salary Survey: By the Numbers http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/mhls-2017-salary-survey-numbers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Our annual salary survey reveals that the typical material handling and logistics professional earns $97,526.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/mhls-2017-salary-survey-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/mhls-2017-salary-survey-numbers#comments Global Supply Chain Labor Management Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:46:00 +0000 198881 at http://mhlnews.com Semi-Electric Straddle Stacker [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/semi-electric-straddle-stacker-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Eoslift has extended its line of heavy duty semi-electric straddle stacker with the introduction of the Semi Powered Straddle Stacker S15J, designed for narrow aisles.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/semi-electric-straddle-stacker-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/semi-electric-straddle-stacker-new-products#comments New Products Powered Vehicles Products Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:34:00 +0000 199361 at http://mhlnews.com Taking Care of Business: MH&L's 2017 Salary Survey http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/taking-care-business-mhls-2017-salary-survey <div class="node-body article-body">Material handling and logistics professionals share their feelings about the industry, their employees, their bosses and the size of their paychecks.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/taking-care-business-mhls-2017-salary-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/taking-care-business-mhls-2017-salary-survey#comments Global Supply Chain Labor Management Gold Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:02:00 +0000 198851 at http://mhlnews.com Trump and Congress Move Swiftly to Press Their Regulatory Reform Agenda http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/trump-and-congress-move-swiftly-press-their-regulatory-reform-agenda <div class="node-body article-body">Initial actions are designed to set the template for future reforms after the President’s appointees are in place.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/trump-and-congress-move-swiftly-press-their-regulatory-reform-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/labor-management/trump-and-congress-move-swiftly-press-their-regulatory-reform-agenda#comments Labor Management News Trump and the Supply Chain Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:45:00 +0000 198841 at http://mhlnews.com Getty Images Trigger for Barcode Scanning Device [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/trigger-barcode-scanning-device-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Juniper Systems Inc. has introduced its Pistol Grip Barcode Scanner addition to the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet, running both Windows 10 and Android operating systems.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/trigger-barcode-scanning-device-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/trigger-barcode-scanning-device-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:02:00 +0000 199071 at http://mhlnews.com Cargill Launches Effort to Prevent Child Labor in West Africa http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/cargill-launches-effort-prevent-child-labor-west-africa <div class="node-body article-body">Food giant Cargill teams up with International Cocoa Initiative to monitor the cocoa supply chain in West Africa.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/cargill-launches-effort-prevent-child-labor-west-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/cargill-launches-effort-prevent-child-labor-west-africa#comments Global Supply Chain Labor Management News Sun, 12 Feb 2017 03:42:00 +0000 198801 at http://mhlnews.com Big Warehouses Are Getting Even Bigger http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-warehouses-are-getting-even-bigger <div class="node-body article-body">Since 2010, nearly 90 million sq. ft. of these mega facilities have been completed in the top 10 markets. An additional 31.6 million sq. ft., with 60% pre-commitments, is under construction and scheduled for delivery by year-end 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-warehouses-are-getting-even-bigger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/big-warehouses-are-getting-even-bigger#comments Transportation & Distribution News Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:42:00 +0000 198651 at http://mhlnews.com Imports, Retail Sales and Economy Should All Improve in 2017 http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/imports-retail-sales-and-economy-should-all-improve-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Infrastructure investments promised by the Trump administration could lead to stronger retail import growth than in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/imports-retail-sales-and-economy-should-all-improve-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/imports-retail-sales-and-economy-should-all-improve-2017#comments Global Supply Chain News Trump and the Supply Chain Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:29:00 +0000 198611 at http://mhlnews.com Where are the Employees at Amazon’s High-Tech Store? http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/where-are-employees-amazon-s-high-tech-store <div class="node-body article-body">The second floor of this high-tech grocery story would have an army of robots picking and packing from a larger range of items — up to 20,000 different products – fulfilling online orders made by the shoppers downstairs or from people online at home who then drop by later to collect their items.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/where-are-employees-amazon-s-high-tech-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/technology-automation/where-are-employees-amazon-s-high-tech-store#comments Technology & Automation Transportation & Distribution News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:54:00 +0000 198481 at http://mhlnews.com Top 10 Freight Traffic Bottlenecks in the US http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-freight-traffic-bottlenecks-us <div class="node-body gallery-body">This “bottleneck” analysis incorporates several unique components, including a massive database of truck GPS data at freight-significant locations throughout the U.S.and an algorithm that quantifies the impact of congestion on truck-based freight. </div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-freight-traffic-bottlenecks-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/transportation-distribution/top-10-freight-traffic-bottlenecks-us#comments Transportation & Distribution Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:18:00 +0000 198131 at http://mhlnews.com Fleet Maintenance Analytics [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/fleet-maintenance-analytics-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Freeway Fleet Systems has launched its fleet maintenance cost analysis software solution, which allows operators to accurately analyze the productivity and efficiency of the fleet, depot, staff and suppliers, with graphical reports.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/fleet-maintenance-analytics-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/fleet-maintenance-analytics-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:03:00 +0000 198281 at http://mhlnews.com Mobile App for Drivers, Fleet Managers and 3PLs [New Products] http://mhlnews.com/new-products/mobile-app-drivers-fleet-managers-and-3pls-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">CX North America has launched a mobile app that provides real-time information exchange and tracking within the context of specific freight shipments, offering drivers, fleet managers, brokers and customers the most up-to-date information possible.</div> <p><a href="http://mhlnews.com/new-products/mobile-app-drivers-fleet-managers-and-3pls-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mhlnews.com/new-products/mobile-app-drivers-fleet-managers-and-3pls-new-products#comments New Products Technology & Automation Products Wed, 08 Feb 2017 03:58:00 +0000 198431 at http://mhlnews.com