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.
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.
PepsiCo's announcement comes a day after Gulf Arab allies pledged a further $12 billion of investments at Egypt's central bank in a big boost to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he tries to reform the economy after years of political upheaval.
Installing racking storage to accommodate the facility's narrow isle configuration, the renovations will help the company leverage its current facility to meet growing demand for Langham Logistics' global distribution services.
The Swiss company, which already has 11 factories in the U.S., said the deal would allow it to capitalize on growth opportunities with other customers in the region and add 25,000 tons per annum in production volume in the near term.
Rome wasn’t built in a day, as the saying goes. It was a centuries’ long process that involved a lot of heavy lifting, intricate carving, innovative design and incremental—but thoughtful—expansion. Over time it all came together to create an...
Companies find automated storage and retrieval, automated guided vehicles, goods-to-person picking systems, voice recognition picking and software managed inventory systems all help improve operating efficiencies.
Keeping lift truck operators safe plays a big role in improving overall warehouse safety. The January February Food Logistics explores the safety features that lift truck manufacturers have introduced. Using data to manage a fleet of trucks pinpoints...
As introduced, the bill would apply to food and retail employers with 500 or more employees, and is designed to address the growing number of employers implementing “just in time” and “on-call” scheduling practices to minimize labor costs.
Planners at Newark and Sherwood District Council recently give the work the green light on Yearsley Group's Belle Eau Park proposal, including storage, distribution and office space, as well as a solar farm to power the new super hub.
With this acquisition, Haggen will expand from 18 stores with 16 pharmacies in in Oregon and Washington, to 164 stores with 106 pharmacies with locations in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.
According to published reports, the 11 US Foods distribution centers represent $4.6 billion in sales, which is more than double what Sysco originally planned to divest to win government approval for the merger.