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RM2 has developed a composite pallet that resolves many of the issues the material handling industry faces related to traditional wooden pallets.
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The lift trucks and racking have improved productivity efficiently, resulting in 30% year-to-year growth.
(October 14, 2016)
Vision-guided pallet trucks and tow tractors support fork-free environment. Whirlpool factory redesign. Seegrid integration into Whirlpool distribution center.
(October 13, 2016)
The finances needed to run a carrier today are enormous, as are the risks to shippers that a carrier disappears suddenly and rates quadruple; a hedging ability would remove much of the financial risk that continues to threaten the container industry today. (October 12, 2016)
In this report, we examine Best-in-Class companies’ performance on their global logistics costs and how benchmarking and pricing transparency for shipping containers can improve their global cost structure. (October 12, 2016)
Modern’s annual reader survey reveals a warehousing environment where wooden, plastic, and even metal pallets continue to play an important role. From sourcing to pooling to the key factors that go into purchase decisions, Modern digs down into the key drivers of the pallet industry this year. Industry study into the usage of pallets for warehouse purposes. Warehouse pallet usage survey, (October 07, 2016)
The smallest leak in performance or cost can bring a lean, nimble and speedy supply chain to a halt. During this 30-minute webcast we'll examine how Modern's readers use pallets to keep the wheels turning as they maneuver a road filled with sharp edges and potholes. (October 06, 2016)
New container processing service center to address growing demand for container pooling solutions in the Midwest. (September 29, 2016)
The agreement will allow RM2 to scale production more efficiently to market demand. (September 28, 2016)
Following the Panama Canal expansion, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the U.S. from East Asia could shift to East Coast ports by 2020, however, West Coast ports will still handle more traffic than they do today, but their market share will likely fall. (September 08, 2016)
Initially adopted in 1914, the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) is generally considered the most important international treaty concerning the safety of merchant ships. (August 23, 2016)
Growth driven by the need for innovative packaging in warehouses for storing, handling, and distribution. (August 17, 2016)
Figuring out appropriate freight movements on the high seas has always been a bit of a chess match for global shippers. And as readers of Logistics Management have learned over the past year, the game could get even more complicated as shippers try to make sense of quickly shifting ocean carrier alliances and partnerships. (August 01, 2016)
In an exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review's Patrick Burnson, Jonathan Gold, vice president, supply chain and customs policy for the National Retail Federation shares his views and forecasts on the ocean cargo supply chain. (July 19, 2016)
As forecasted in Logistics Management recently, ocean cargo container carriers Hapag-Lloyd AG and United Arab Shipping Company S.A.G. (UASC) have agreed to merge. (July 18, 2016)
The new container weighing regulations introduced to enhance maritime safety and reduce the dangers to containerships, their crews and all those involved throughout the maritime supply chain have been welcomed by the
the Global Shippers’ Forum, but it now has voiced new concerns about fees. (July 05, 2016)