Industrial Distribution's 2015 May/June issue features our 68th Annual Survey of Distributor Operations – an in-depth report highlighting critical issues for distributors with data to help drive business decisions. Other features include a distributor profile on United Distribution Group, Jack Keough's Closer Look at non-residential construction, and a Manufacturer's View on service value.
The transaction represents one of several phases of UniCarriers Americas’ overall strategy to...
Dearborn Mid-West's Material Handling Systems division, launched late last year, recently added...
Like drones, the endeavor is another push from the company to get products to the customer faster and save on warehousing costs. The concept could have an impact on industrial distribution in the near future.
Though the monthly volume was the lowest since 2013, the Association For Manufacturing Technology says it is partly due to record breaking sales in October.
Fives Intralogistics, a supplier of automated internal logistics streams for distribution centers, helped Patti Engineering's project that will deliver return on investment in less than one year.
The division has the benefit of access to the expertise of the engineers, project managers, and installation technicians, as well as the manufacturing capabilities at DMW headquarters without being burdened by that overhead.
Sometimes the simple phrase of “going green” can seem overwhelming. After all, where do you start?
Canton, a systems integrator, implements a barcode scanning solution to replace the Baltimore terminal’s manual data collection processes in receiving, load out, and customs clearing operations.
Besides training employees on the new GHS (Global Harmonization System) labeling elements, new pictograms, and the new SDS (Safety Data Sheet) format, there are more important challenges to compliance, that many employers and Safety Managers may not even realize.
Radians' new order fulfillment system from Integrated Solutions is fully operational and is now operating as the central hub of their warehouse operations.
Westfalia’s conveyor solutions are manufactured to be maintenance-friendly, durable, reliable, and customizable as required by the customer’s application.
Could DNA marking be the solution to prevent counterfeit industrial parts from hitting the supply chain?
IBISWorld anticipates rising prices for wood pulp and paper will flow on to a number of paper-based packaging products and services.
There are two types of RFID tags — passive and active — and both lend themselves to track a particular class of assets.
We spoke with battery experts from top industry brands Rayovac and Duracell for some tips on how to keep your customer in mind when selecting a battery line.
Hackers have broken security walls for many retailers in recent months, including Target, grocery store chain Supervalu, P.F. Chang's, and the thrift store operations of Goodwill.
The government urged businesses of all sizes to scan their point-of-sale systems for software known as "Backoff," discovered last October.
The SC iOn Traxx is aimed at providing a low cost, high value, visibility and temperature sensing solution for the protection of cargo and assets in transit.
Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
UniCarriers Americas’ field salesforce consists of five regional sales managers for new equipment for the Nissan Forklift by UniCarriers brand and two regional sales managers for the TCM by UniCarriers brand. Regional aftermarket managers will support both brands.
The new forklift channels allow loaded Akro-Tilt Trucks to be lifted, moved and maneuvered even more easily — saving users time, money and effort, says the company.
Properly trained operators mean fewer industrial accidents and a safer work environment. That’s the message the Industrial Truck Association will reinforce at the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day, June 10.
To better serve customer demand in northern Ohio, Hy-Tek Integrated Systems/Cleveland has added three engineering and sales professionals to its 13-person material handling team.
The forklifts made by various manufacturers have differing strengths, depending on the capabilities of each company’s production facilities and the strengths of each company’s designers.
The 1000 Series is suitable for power cleaning applications and degreasing as it is capable of dispensing high temperature, high pressure fluids safely, says Hannay Reels.
President Barack Obama's administration on Monday sided with American steel producers in a politically charged international trade dispute, ruling that imported steel reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.
About 40 percent of eye injuries in the workplace happen in construction, mining, and manufacturing, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. All workplace eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment, and worker compensation.
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