Industry News:

The dos and don'ts of buying used lift trucks
 -- Posted: 4/21/2014
Previously owned lift trucks can be a great choice for some buyers. Three dealers offer advice on when to go that route and how to avoid getting stuck with a lemon.

Emulate3D Ltd Receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise
 -- Posted: 4/21/2014

Emulate3D is celebrating being named as winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

We received our award for Innovation in recognition of the work done in developing the Emulate3D Controls Testing (ECT) range. Implementing and testing industrial automation system controls can now be carried out off line, making acceptance...

Jervis B. Webb Company Recognizes Top Distributors At 31st Annual Conference
 -- Posted: 4/20/2014

Jervis B. Webb Company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Webb Holding Company, hosted its 31st annual Unibilt/Unibeam conveyor distributor conference in early April in New Orleans, Louisiana.  During the conference, Webb recognized the following top ten conveyor chain distributors based on sales in 2013.

  1. Therma-Tron-X, Inc., headquartered in Sturgeon Bay, WI
  2. Ph...

    Push for national hiring standard for truckers pits shippers, brokers against plaintiffs' bar
     -- Posted: 4/18/2014
    TIA, others seek to end trial lawyers' successful liability run against industry.


Green
Everyone is talking about working “green” and one of the side benefits of using Warehouse Link is the “green” benefit of going paperless. Paper may be the “way we’ve always done it” and there may be some people that want to hold on to that security blanket and resist change, but once the system is in place it is guaranteed that the naysayers will not want to go back to the old way of working. A paper driven system will only display information for that piece of time in history. Warehouse Link provides the same “need-to-know” information that paper gives, but the information is up-to-the second, real-time, accurate information, without wasting paper to share the information. How often are pick tickets misplaced somewhere in the warehouse and need to be reprinted? This will not happen with Warehouse Link – the information cannot be misplaced and it is always available. Oh, and one other “green” benefit is ROI – Warehouse Link generally pays for itself in 6-9 months!