Spotlight on forklift safety products

DC Velocity

These new products are designed to enhance the safety of forklift operators and pedestrians wherever lift trucks are in use. Lift Trucks

Ford restarts production after Meridian fire

Automotive Logistics

Ford has resumed production of the F-150 and Super Duty pick-up trucks at its facilities in the US, following inbound supply chain disruption caused by a fire at its components supplier Meridian Magnesium Products earlier this month.

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Small-Batch Production Cart

Material Handling and Logistics

has developed a cart to support small-batch production of parts through a multi-stage manufacturing process Creform Corp.

How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy

Logistics Matter

The post How Product as a Service Enables the Circular Economy appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Circular Economy Product as a Service Startup Supply Chain

Product Returns: The Hangover Headache of E-Commerce

Talking Logistics

But there’s an equally big story that’s just beginning: dealing with all the product returns. However, for e-commerce, that share ranges from 15 percent to 30 percent, depending on the product category.”. Are you investing to improve and innovate your product returns capabilities?

GEODIS Doubles Productivity with Autonomous Robots Scheme

Logistics Manager

As of today 80% of all units picked are by robots and productivity throughout the shop floor has more than doubled, training time for new employees has also been slashed by a staggering 50%. The post GEODIS Doubles Productivity with Autonomous Robots Scheme appeared first on Logistics Manager.

High-production AGV

Material Handling and Logistics

BA Systèmes has launched the GF2, an AGV dedicated to high production rate environments

Online returns activity proves adage that bad things can happen to good products

DC Velocity

Millions of online returns have "no fault found" attached to product, RLA says. Strategy

Modex 2018 Product Preview

Logistics Management

The Supply Chain Group editorial team offers Logistics Management readers a preview of the latest warehouse and distribution center management equipment, automation and software products that will be introduced on this year’s trade show floor

Powertrain plant begins production in Hungary

Automotive Logistics

As production is ramped up, as many as 500 new jobs will be created in the coming months. The post Powertrain plant begins production in Hungary appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

DHL launches local parcel delivery product for retailer e-commerce orders

DC Velocity

DHL "Parcel Metro" debuts in Chicago, New York, L.A. Transportation

BMW Brilliance further localises production in China

Automotive Logistics

BMW has announced it will be making the X3 SUV in China this year and will add the iX3 electric crossover to production in 2020. The addition of the X3 to production at BMW’s joint venture production with Brilliance Automobile will make it the sixth localised BMW model made in China. The company has also announced a deal with Great Wall Motor for production of the electrified Mini from next year.

FTR boosts Class 8, trailer production forecasts

Fleet Owner

Surge in orders lays foundation for more “optimistic” projections for 2018, firm says

10 Innovative Products from MODEX

Material Handling and Logistics

From robotic powered floor scrubbers to cloud-based remote support, here are 10 products from MODEX 2018 that will make you think we've traveled to the future

Successful Product Innovation Requires Supply Chain Insight

Material Handling and Logistics

“The costs of a new product’s supply chain can easily outstrip its profit generation, and consistently poor new product initiative management leads to SKU complexity, which can cripple the company’s supply chain.”.

Product Readiness for International Exports

Triskele Logistics

Product Readiness for International Exports - Read on to find out more. Efficient Supply Chain

More Apple Suppliers Commit to 100% Clean Energy Production

Material Handling and Logistics

And the company wants to keep moving its suppliers toward the same goal announcing on April 9, that nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their Apple production with 100% clean energy, bringing the total number of supplier commitments to 23. “We’re

Delivery is the Product: Takeaways from Transplace’s Shipper Symposium 2018

Talking Logistics

Yesterday, we talked about delivery of a product,” Hughes added. Today, delivery is the product.”. What I see are a lot of interesting improvements to existing solutions – or in technology speak, I see ‘products’ not ‘companies’.”.

Freight Brokers Make Shipping Product Easy

Brighter Logistics

All that is … Continue reading "Freight Brokers Make Shipping Product Easy". The post Freight Brokers Make Shipping Product Easy appeared first on Brighter Logistics Blog. Freight brokers are intermediaries, persons or companies that serve in a liaison position between shippers and carriers. Essentially, they handle the transportation of goods so the providers do not have to.

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. Highlights of Industrial Production (April).

Production Costs Related to Fast Fashion

Apparel Logistics

Fast fashion typically brings greater production costs to apparel firms, but they must play the game or risk being left behind. How Fast Fashion Increases Apparel Company Production Costs. It's not hard to see then how fast fashion means increased production costs for clothing brands

Azuga Marketplace integrates apps, boosts productivity

Fleet Owner

Connected vehicle and fleet technology provider Azuga has launched Azuga Marketplace, a digital platform that connects fleet customers with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and back-office applications. The suite of integrated applications aims to he

All stops pulled out to get lucrative F-150, Super Duty back in production

Fleet Owner

When it's your top-selling, most profitable products, losing them is everything — so for Ford, the fire early this month that shut down pickup production meant it was go-time "around the clock" for a fix

Hubtex Ramps up Production and Builds New Customer Centre

Logistics Business Magazine

Hubtex is building an additional production facility and a new customer centre at its Fulda HQ. Presented in 2015 alongside the opening of a new production facility, the FluX, MaxX and DQ-X series of forklift trucks have gone on to become bestsellers.

Renault-Nissan appoints new manufacturing, production and SCM team

Automotive Logistics

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced five deputy and senior vice-president appointments to support its Manufacturing, Production Engineering and Supply Chain Management division from April 1st. He was, until recently, executive vice-president of product engineering at Nissan.

Diess to lead VW Group while Blume heads production

Automotive Logistics

Meanwhile, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume has moved to the group board of management in charge of group production. He was made head of production planning at the Volkswagen brand in 2009 and became the member of the executive board for production and logistics at Porsche in 2013.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut production jobs in UK

Automotive Logistics

The carmaker, which is the UK’s biggest producer, confirmed that in March sales were down 26% in the UK and 16% in Europe, which together account for 45% of its domestic production. The post Jaguar Land Rover to cut production jobs in UK appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Ethiopian Airlines Starts New European Route for Horticultural Product Exports

Airfreight Logistics

Belgium is one of Ethiopia’s largest importers of horticultural products with the first flight on January 24 carrying over 45 tons. The post Ethiopian Airlines Starts New European Route for Horticultural Product Exports appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Production Cart for Inventory Management

Material Handling and Logistics

Creform Corp. has developed a cart that allows a company to hold automobile exhaust parts for line-side presentation

Utility: Demand is putting pressure on trailer production

Fleet Owner

Trailer maker also focusing on smaller design “tweaks” to improve longevity

Lift Off Logistics: A Product Launch Checklist for High Value Cargo

Insight Into Action

Looking for lift off with a new product? However, if your supply chain management falters your supply fails to meet demand – and your product launch falls flat.

Vollmer takes production and logistics role at Seat

Automotive Logistics

From July 1st, Christian Vollmer will be the OEM’s new vice-president for production and logistics, leading the management of its three factories at Martorell, El Prat de Llobregat and Barcelona in Spain.

MOL launches new NVOCC unit as Michael Goh moves to Product Transport

The LoadStar

MOL has made a double announcement: it is to launch a new NVOCC business; and it has appointed Michael Goh deputy director general of its Product Transport business. The post MOL launches new NVOCC unit as Michael Goh moves to Product Transport appeared first on The Loadstar.

Analyzing Product Costs: A Question of ‘What If’

Supply Chain Brain

A single product can have 100 different costs based on size, color and targeted markets. In the end, a proper filtering of scenarios might only present planners with the top 10 options for any given combination of product characteristics. The goal is to further remove humans from the often-numbing process of product costing, freeing them up to focus on design and development.

BA Systèmes AGV Set for High Production Rate Environments

Logistics Business Magazine

BA Systèmes is launching a new AGV dedicated to high production rates environments. Called GF2, this latest AGV in BA Systèmes’ range addresses the particular needs for high production rates in the food industry and more specifically in the bottling market.

GM-Uzbekistan plans production in Kyrgyzstan and Russia

Automotive Logistics

The Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said that among other options, GM-Uzbekistan had been offered the chance to revive production at the former GM plant in St Petersburg. The post GM-Uzbekistan plans production in Kyrgyzstan and Russia appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

New products, website for LTA’s LoadMaster line

Fleet Owner

Distributor LTA Manufacturing announced its new website for product line LoadMaster, the fourth company it owns. LoadMaster’s home page directs customers to products and their corresponding photos, with company information, videos and a dealer-locato

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Kenyan blogger finds e-commerce success with beauty products

247 Customs Broker

That was the birth of her Craving Yellow beauty box – a product that combines the convenience of carefully selected beauty products for natural hair care and information on how to follow the treatment regime. She spent about 750,000 Kenyan shillings (US$7,400) on the products for the first consignment of boxes with an eight-week payment arrangement. “It I took on those products on a verbal agreement, with no contract in place. Tabitha Tongoi. Delivered by DHL.

PSA Marine Partners Ernst & Young Solutions LLP to Increase Productivity

Logistics Manager

The post PSA Marine Partners Ernst & Young Solutions LLP to Increase Productivity appeared first on Logistics Manager. Singapore based PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd recently awarded a new contract to advisory company Ernst & Young Solutions LLP also based in Singapore. The new contract will result in Ernst & Young Solutions LLP designing and develop an application for predicting and optimization. The new application named Blue 5.0

White paper: Improving Productivity & Payroll with GPS Fleet Tracking

Fleet Owner

You already have the best drivers and vehicles, so maximize their value by improving the productivity of your business. Download this white paper to find out how GPS vehicle tracking can help improve the productivity of your crew and business