Industry News:

Agile hires senior editor at DC Velocity; promotes long-time staffer at Supply Chain Quarterly
 -- Posted: 3/27/2015
Ames, experienced editor, joins DCV; Lacefield promoted to senior editor at SCQ.

The implications of going global
 -- Posted: 3/26/2015
U.S. industry cannot become complacent and just ride the wave of globalization, warns speaker at the National Defense Industrial Association's National Logistics Forum.

ProMat 2015 Final Day Generated Huge AGV Dealer Interest for Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz
 -- Posted: 3/26/2015
Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz made its US debut this week at ProMat 2015 and generated interest from more than 100 dealers, distributors, and integration partners. The company is the only Indian Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) solution provider exhibiting at ProMat 2015. With more than 100 AGVs installed and commissioned in the last three years for manufacturing applications, the company expand...

Paper or plastic? (or maybe metal)
 -- Posted: 3/25/2015
Wood pallets still reign supreme, but they're not right for every application. Here's a look at some alternatives.


Technology
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