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Puerto Rico Infrastructure Ruined After Hurricane
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After Maria hit the island on Sept. 20, with winds up to 155 miles per hour, electricity was knocked out across the island. Estimates of damage in Puerto Rico could hit $30 billion, according to Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler at Enki Research, as ...

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UNEX Manufacturing Exhibits Material Handling and Order Picking Solutions at NBWA Show 2017
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LAKEWOOD, N.J., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the trusted industry leader in providing innovative order picking solutions, announces the company will be exhibiting its innovative order picking and material handling ...

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Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy
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Some states are limiting corporate access to renewable energy, making it difficult for manufacturers to meet energy goals. MH&L Staff | Sep 21, 2017. Over the last decade, manufacturers such as General Motors, Dow Chemical, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Owens ...

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Material Handling & Logistics

Managing Legal Aspects of the Implications of a Hurricane on the Supply Chain
Material Handling & Logistics
ISM's survey found that the majority of responding supply managers believe input materials pricing will be somewhat negatively impacted and the majority of respondents believe supplier deliveries will be at least somewhat negatively impacted over the ...



Material Handling & Logistics

Supply Chain Evolution from Unit Loads to Mini-Loads
Material Handling & Logistics
Fast-turnaround and time-and-temperature-sensitive products, such as chilled and frozen foods and pharmaceuticals, more so then ever, require efficient handling with timely delivery, particularly in light of recent and more stringent Food & Drug ...



Material Handling & Logistics

The Shape of Logistics Things to Come
Material Handling & Logistics
even say “the sky's the limit” anymore, because there really are no limits to what's possible in material handling and logistics these days, and in the days to come. But merely having a plethora of choices doesn't mean they are all the right choices ...



Material Handling & Logistics

Court Overturns Obama Overtime Rules
Material Handling & Logistics
A federal district court judge in Texas struck down a rule adopted last year by the Department of Labor (DOL) that would have hiked the wage threshold for employees to be considered exempt from overtime pay. The Obama-era change had never gone into ...

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Material Handling & Logistics

Could This Warehouse Drone Cut Inventory Costs?
Material Handling & Logistics
MIT's RFly enables small, safe, aerial drones to read RFID tags from tens of meters away while identifying the tags' locations with an average error of about 19 centimeters. MH&L Staff | Aug 31, 2017. Supply chain executives are always looking to find ...

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Material Handling & Logistics

Companies Commit to Save Food Waste through Better Labels
Material Handling & Logistics
Education efforts could include in-store displays, web materials and public service announcements. Many consumers don't know, for example, that many products are still safe to eat past the “Best if used by” date. “Four years ago, Tesco was one of the ...
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Grocery Industry Launches New Initiative to Reduce Consumer Confusion on Product Date Labels | GMAGrocery Manufacturers Association
For Food Manufacturers, 'Sell By' Labels May Have Reached Their Expiration DateNPR
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Material Handling & Logistics

FedEx Freight's LTL Rates to Increase 4.9% on January 1
Material Handling & Logistics
As expected, national less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier FedEx Freight plans to hike shipping rates by 4.9% as of January 1, 2018. This rate change applies to eligible FedEx Freight shipments within the U.S. (including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and ...
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