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.


Receiving
The WMS process begins with receiving the product in the door and capturing the initial inventory information. Receiving may include returns, advance ship notice, receiving unexpected shipments, QC hold items, Cross Dock items, building to pallet or unloading a shuttle from sister warehouse. Warehouse Link prompts the worker to capture all the information required for each item and confirm quantity received. A “license plate” is given and the product is ready for putaway. The information remains attached to the product throughout the entire warehouse process.