Manufacturing

Need for professionals in material handling

Need for professionals in material handling

Materials handling is one of the most important activity in every industry. The requirement of each industry for efficient handing of materials differs except some common types of materials handling equipment applicable to every industrial sectors. The types of materials handled in the industry include raw materials, spare parts, consumables, components, semi-finished products and finished products. Classification and characteristics of […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Logistics, Manufacturing
Why have a Safety Policy for Forklift Trucks?

Why have a Safety Policy for Forklift Trucks?

Forklift truck is the most important material handling equipment in the industry. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (2012) reports that there are 855,900 Forklifts in US alone. The Forklift trucks have a history of accidents in almost every industry. OSHA‘s report suggests that about 85 fatal accidents occur every year in US. The number of serious injuries and non-serious […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Logistics, Manufacturing, Warehouse
Accident Control of Forklift Trucks – The need for immediate attention

Accident Control of Forklift Trucks – The need for immediate attention

With the industrialization, materials handling in industry has undergone complete change from manual handling of materials to mechanized handling. Forklift truck is widely used in the industry as well in business for lifting, unloading and moving materials from one place to another place. Manufacturing units, warehouses and other activities in different walks of the daily life are using forklift truck […]

Selecting the Right Motive Power of Forklift Trucks

Selecting the Right Motive Power of Forklift Trucks

Forklift truck is one of the most important material handling equipment in our daily life. One can see forklift trucks operating day and night in road construction activities, repair activities, at various places like airports, shipyards, railway stations, manufacturing plants, bus repair workshops or any other places where materials are to be lifted, carried, unloaded, pushed and pulled. Forklift trucks […]

by · November 18, 2015 · Logistics, Manufacturing, Transportation
ES3s Collaborative Solutions Puts Your Product There When it Matters

ES3s Collaborative Solutions Puts Your Product There When it Matters

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by · October 2, 2015 · Case Studies, Manufacturing
Is the re-shoring activity of US supply chains a factor in the Chinese economic slowdown?

Is the re-shoring activity of US supply chains a factor in the Chinese economic slowdown?

China has been making headlines over the past few months with regard to the slowdown of its economy, and supply chain gurus are now contemplating whether or not the re-shoring of some supply chains that is taking place in the US is a significant factor that should be considered. The re-shoring trend in the US In recent years there has […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Manufacturing, Supply Chain
The era of the i.Car (Apple Car) could be dawning sooner than anybody thinks

The era of the i.Car (Apple Car) could be dawning sooner than anybody thinks

According to documents recently obtained by the Guardian, supply chain logistics could be in for its some exciting changes in the not too distant future as Project Titan, (the name given to the project for the development of Apple’s i.Car), appears to be further along the road than previously anticipated, with reports surfacing that the company is currently looking for […]

by · August 18, 2015 · Logistics, Manufacturing
Robotics versus human labor in the supply chain – how far can it go?

Robotics versus human labor in the supply chain – how far can it go?

There is a really big trend at the moment in robotics in the manufacturing industry and also in the packaging and distribution industries, in their supply chains; the ripples of which are soon to be felt on society in general. In one particular region in China a program introduced by the government has replaced factory workers with robots, and in […]

by · August 13, 2015 · Manufacturing
US manufacturing output holding its own – but how important is it?

US manufacturing output holding its own – but how important is it?

The US is one of the most important drivers of the world economy and its global supply chains, therefore as we’ve reached the midway point for the year 2015 it seems like a good opportunity to take a quick glimpse to see where US manufacturing currently is, and where it may be headed for the rest of the year. The […]

by · July 24, 2015 · Manufacturing
Supply Chain Station summarizes the WERC 2015 conference

Supply Chain Station summarizes the WERC 2015 conference

The Warehouse Educational and Research Council (WERC) have just concluded their 2015 conference in Orlando, hot on the heels of JDA Focus 2015. It’s business conference season in Orlando, and the supply chain conferences and shows are coming thick and fast. This is the third show in a row to be covered here in Florida by Supply Chain Station. The […]

by · May 7, 2015 · Manufacturing, WMS