An MHI economic sentiment survey found that 45 percent of MHI member companies expect sales and new orders to grow by 10 percent to 20 percent in 2015, a total weighted average of 9.2 percent growth over 2014.
This year’s annual MHI Industry Report, developed in collaboration with Deloitte, delves more deeply into these supply chain challenges with a specific lens on how technology innovation can help illuminate the path to the supply chain of the future.
The combination of these iconic food companies joins together two portfolios of brands, including Heinz, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Ore-Ida and Philadelphia will have eight $1+ billion brands and five brands between $500 million and $1 billion.
Attendees at Promat perused more than 800 exhibits throughout the 340,000 square feet of exhibit space and participated in seminars on a range of topics tailored to materials handling topics on the first day of the show.
An International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) delegation has boarded industrial fishing vessels landing their catch in Songkhla port, Southern Thailand last week, as part of an investigation into labor rights abuses.
This past weekend’s Wall Street Journal carried an article, “The Delivery Drone Dilemma,” about the future of drones in commercial deliveries. A colorful infographic described the “copter drone” and the “winged drone.”
Manna Fish Farms Inc., has pitched a New York state business incubator the idea of mooring as many as two dozen mesh-enclosed galvanized steel geodesic pods in the Atlantic Ocean, about three miles off the coast. where striped bass could be raised.
While there’s little doubt transshipment activity through Panama will grow strongly once the expansion is completed, not everyone in the temperature-controlled logistics industry believes the subsequent shifts in trade patterns will bring new business.
With Amazon and Google launching their own home delivery services, will the dream of ubiquitous local delivery come true? Or are the new batch local delivery startups doomed to repeat the mistakes of their dot-com predecessors? Streetfight.com recently...