Industry News:

A new dimension in pricing: interview with Hank Mullen
 -- Posted: 8/22/2014
The next few years will likely see dimensional-based pricing eclipse the old model of ratemaking based on weight. Hank Mullen says it's about time we say farewell to the old and bring in the new.

Linde Material Handling- NA Offers Extra Incentives for Sit-Down Trucks and Lift Truck Purchases
 -- Posted: 8/21/2014

Linde Material Handling-North America Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Linde Material Handling GmbH (Aschaffenburg, Germany), is now offering a 24-Month/4,000 Hour Planned Maintenance Plan in addition to the Linde Extended Care Warranty with the purchase of any 346 Series (Models E18 or E20) or 1313 Series (Models H25, H27, H30, or H32) lift truck purchase through Dec. 31, 2014.

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Hyster Best-In-Class Operator Training Now Available in Spanish
 -- Posted: 8/19/2014

Hyster Company has launched a Spanish version of its award winning Best-in-Class operator training program. The comprehensive DVD set features Hyster® Class I-V lift truck products and includes all the components necessary to conduct the classroom portion of an OSHA-compliant operator training program.

“Hyster’s tough trucks are designed for the most demanding appl...

Problem: Bringing order to a chaotic inventory replenishment system
 -- Posted: 8/18/2014
U.K. coffee retailer Costa Express's growth plans were threatened by an inability to consistently forecast its partners' inventory replenishment needs. Software from ToolsGroup ended the guesswork and gave Costa clear visibility into its supply-demand world.


Technology
Interlink Technologies is Information Technology that utilizes Barcode Technology. Barcodes have become a standard in the warehouse industry and provide an excellent means to gather, track and manage information about inventory. Scanning the barcode opens the door to reveal everything associated with the inventory – lot number, expiration date, receive date, production date, who touched the inventory, QC requirements, environmental requirements, etc. Audits and recalls can be a nightmare without the help of IT. Warehouse Link easily manages audits, recalls and cycle counts. Because inventory information requirements vary from one item to another, Warehouse Link eases the complicated task of gathering and tracking the various pieces of information by using prompts and forced input.