Challenges and Tips for Successful Factory Relocation and Heavy Machinery Transportation

Logistics Manager

However, some of these factories may already have locations in other countries and are in need of relocation. Factory relocation is a unique and major challenge compared to other logistics-related services. The challenges of factory relocation project required focused specialists.

Forklift factory earns zero-landfill status

DC Velocity

Crown facility finds ways to recycle everything from coolant to pallets. Green Logistics

Narrow Aisle factory expansion plans

247 Customs Broker

Narrow Aisle is to increase output at its UK production site over the next three years due to increased demand for its Flexi forklift trucks with factory expansion plans. The post Narrow Aisle factory expansion plans appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Crazy processing machine| Hydroponics Factory

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

While I was watching videos on YouTube, I saw a wonderful video about hydroponics factory. The manager of this factory decided to do two things first he used a software solution that tracked the packing of produce as well as the shipments.

Flexi to Boost UK Production Output with Major Factory Upgrade

Logistics Business Magazine

The planned refurbishment work at Great Bridge will ensure that many of the building’s original structural features are maintained but the modern factory will optimize quality and production processes.

Harman expands Suzhou factory

Automotive Logistics

Its goals include fully expanding automation to all processes by 2025, transforming Suzhou into a lean factory and doubling existing production capacity. The post Harman expands Suzhou factory appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Material Handling in the Digital Factory: A Look Ahead

Material Handling and Logistics

Material handling is playing a vital role in the emergence of the digital factory, as data analytics reshapes the workforce

Boeing factory: the biggest warehouse in the world

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

During a visit to the Ford factory, which I was very impressed with, I wondered about how everything is arranged in the aircraft industry! I started to search for information and find out that the Boeing Everett Factory, in Everett, Washington, USA is the biggest warehouse in the world.

Hubtex Offers Factory Refurbished Forklifts

Logistics Business Magazine

Hubtex have an extensive range of owned products that are available as general overhauls or fully refurbished in its service workshops in Milton Keynes, and at the factory in Fulda, Germany. The post Hubtex Offers Factory Refurbished Forklifts appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

BBA expands battery factory in China

Automotive Logistics

Seven months after opening a battery factory in north-east China, BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) has already started enlarging the facility. The post BBA expands battery factory in China appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Continental to build seventh factory in Hungary

Automotive Logistics

The decision to build the new factory shows Continental is expand ing its European presence to better satisfy customers’ growing demand for automotive electronics, said executive board member Josa Avila, who heads the powertrain division.

Amazon Blasted by Labor Group Over China Factory Conditions

Material Handling and Logistics

to improve conditions for factory workers in China who make Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers, renewing criticisms that CEO Jeff Bezos became the world’s wealthiest man on the backs of low-paid laborers. The findings at the Amazon device factory were similar but less severe.

How the Germany beer factory save a million? of Euro?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Germany is a beer country – and that’s so true. It’s not only a greeting which can bridge the gap between people but it also an essential beverage for German for lunch, dinner or even breakfast.

DHL Working Inside GM Factory in China

Material Handling and Logistics

Outsourcing jobs that GM employees would be doing, is helping GM focus on improving quality and efficiency. DHL is helping GM avoid assemble errors and reduce costs, and it’s doing this from inside the plant.

US Factory Production Shows Broad-Based Gain Outside Autos

Material Handling and Logistics

factory production regained its footing in April to push capacity utilization to the highest since 2015, indicating the industry will support economic growth this quarter, Federal Reserve data showed Wednesday. Factory output rose 0.5%

Interroll invests €40m in new factory for conveyors and sorters

247 Customs Broker

Interroll is building a new factory at Kronau in Germany to meet demand for conveyors and sorters, as well as for additional products. The post Interroll invests €40m in new factory for conveyors and sorters appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Inside Tesla’s Model 3 Factory

Supply Chain Brain

This robotic dance is a visceral representation of what Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has dubbed “Alien Dreadnought,” a code name for the factory that evokes an early 20th century warship, but with extraterrestrials. The flow at the factory in Fremont, California, is constantly interrupted while robots and humans are trained, retrained, or swapped out.

US Factory Gauge Jumps to 14-Year High as Orders, Jobs Climb

Material Handling and Logistics

Institute for Supply Management's factory index climbed to 61.3 (est. The report shows factories remained solid in the third quarter and adds to signals that the nearly decade-old expansion will hold up well in the second half of 2018. Index of factory order backlogs rose to 57.5

Global Factory Boom Spurs Commodities Prices from Oil to Copper

Material Handling and Logistics

With factories around the world humming, demand for raw materials is fast increasing pushing the Bloomberg Commodities Spot Index, which tracks the price of 22 raw materials, the highest since December 2014. With factories around the world humming, demand for raw materials is fast increasing.

Interroll to Build New Factory at Karlsruhe to Meet Growing Demand

Logistics Business Magazine

Conveyor specialist Interroll is building a new factory at Kronau, in the greater Karlsruhe area of Germany. The company is investing a total of around €40 million in stages, and completion of the factory is planned by the end of 2020. Kraus is responsible for planning the new factory.

China is turning Ethiopia into a giant fast-fashion factory

The LoadStar

The post China is turning Ethiopia into a giant fast-fashion factory appeared first on The Loadstar. A fascinating article by Bloomberg on how the Chinese are moving their apparel manufacturers to Ethiopia. It’s cheap to do, they’re quick to build and it has government support.

RTP Innovator Schoeller Allibert Inaugurates 14th Global Factory

Logistics Business Magazine

The company says it will be a model factory for all future plants of the group. The Schoeller Allibert Beringen factory is one of the most important projects of the group, it says. Schoeller Allibert Group has inaugurated its 14th worldwide production plant in Beringen, Belgium.

Elon Musk on edge after ‘extensive’ sabotage at factory

The LoadStar

The post Elon Musk on edge after ‘extensive’ sabotage at factory appeared first on The Loadstar. Things seem to be getting worse for Tesla.

Safety from the Factory Floor to the Shop Floor

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Safety from the Factory Floor to the Shop Floor appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. When your network stretches across production, storage, distribution and retail, taking care of safety is a huge and essential part of the day-to-day running of the business.

Toyota's Way Changed the World's Factories. Now the Retool

Material Handling and Logistics

The automaker has created a single group tasked with evaluating how core concepts like kaizen, or continuous improvement, can be applied to new businesses that include car sharing and consumer robots

Ram’s factory-installed telematics to be powered by Verizon Connect

Fleet Owner

Ram Telematics powered by Verizon Connect will be available this year as a factory-fit feature on new Ram trucks and can be installed on select older models and newer light-duty, heavy-duty and chassis cab trucks

Automotive Provider’s ‘Innovation Factory’ Open for Business

Logistics Business Magazine

Automotive logistics provider GEFCO has opened what it calls its Innovation Factory. The Innovation Factory will be open all year long, enabling candidates, working in teams, to submit their projects and pitch their innovative ideas at any time. The selected teams will then be invited to the Innovation Factory, where they will benefit from internal expertise, as well as the resources to successfully develop their project.

No Slavery on Our Factory Floor – How Human Trafficking Laws Can Still Shut You Down

Material Handling and Logistics

In my factory? It’s one thing to walk down to your own factory floor and be able to certify it, but it’s an entirely different matter to know about the conditions of your supplier on another continent. Enforcement of trafficking in the supply chain is in high gear with U.S.

Amazon Is Being Blasted by a Watchdog Group Over China Echo Factory Conditions

Supply Chain Brain

The New York-based China Labor Watch released a report at the weekend following a nine-month investigation of working conditions at a factory in the city of Hengyang owned by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the company known as Foxconn, which manufactures products for Amazon. It offers the first behind-the-scenes glimpse of how Amazon produces voice-activated speakers that cost as little as $40.

ITC to consider import restrictions for toner cartridges, factory controllers

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machines typically part of factory assembly lines or other industrial. The post ITC to consider import restrictions for toner cartridges, factory controllers appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. The International Trade Commission (ITC) will conduct investigations under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 on whether imports of those goods violate U.S. intellectual property law. .

Cargo chaos in Brazil as truckers’ strike hits fuel deliveries and closes factories

The LoadStar

The post Cargo chaos in Brazil as truckers’ strike hits fuel deliveries and closes factories appeared first on The Loadstar. Brazil’s transport sector is coming under increasing pressure from multiple strikes causing fuel shortages forcing cancelled cargo operations.

At Tesla’s Factory, Building the Car of the Future Has Painful and Permanent Consequences for Workers

Supply Chain Brain

Terrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the sound that would define his next few years, if not the rest of his life. “It Stenciled over the entrance to the company’s Fremont factory are these words: “Our mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.”

From Factory to Floor: How New Technologies are Reshaping Fashion Logistics

Apparel Logistics

These days, we've become used to commerce happening at lightening speed over the Internet. To take an obvious example, look at buying music: To listen to a new album, the album would have to be physically shipped to a store, and you'd have to drive to and from the store.

Peterbilt offers new used truck warranty options

Fleet Owner

Peterbilt Red Oval Certified vehicles pass a comprehensive 150-point factory certified inspection performed by factory-trained service technicians

Retailers Unite to Form Bangladesh Worker Safety Initiative

3PL Wire

An alliance of 17 North American retailers has been formed to improve factory safety conditions for workers in Bangladesh. The initiative tackles the most pressing challenges identified within the country’s rapidly expanded garment manufacturing industry, with specific and measurable actions, including: Factory Inspections and Safety Commitment: Within one year, 100 percent of all factories that conduct work with an alliance member will be inspected.