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Manufacturing as a whole has seen dramatic changes over the past few years. It’s a promising trend that is spurring new innovation and improved processes at every step of the supply chain.
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Watson: As a former sheepdog, I think the Herd (Flock) Mentality convinces people that their own group is smarter or more important than others. They just fall in line and fail to look for other points of view."
It has long been clear that lift trucks are important for tactical activities in warehouse and distribution facilities. Recently, their strategic value has become equally important; businesses are realizing the advantages of investing in lift trucks to run better and manage smarter.
The Question is Not If Big Data & Analytics Will Revolutionize the Energy Efficiency Profession, But When
Even though the Energy Efficiency Profession, Government and Utility programs have refused to embrace sound scientific methods based on permanent instrumentation, outside influences will force them into the Information Age.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that more than 145,000 individuals work in warehouses. You may think that your industrial warehouse is relatively safe; after all, it is not a construction site or power plant. But the rate of fatalities in warehouse work exceeds the average for all industries combined.
This month’s post was supposed to be about CMMS implementation. But recent events have me stepping up on another soapbox.
You can save much more than you expect due to a seldom mentioned pressure effect.
Material handling plant managers have different needs when it comes to pallet trucks. Fortunately, you have several options when selecting a pallet truck — one of which is whether to use a manual version or an electric powered truck.
When the cost of the labor associated with using data loggers to collect spot data is considered, the practice is too expensive to be practical. Funding their use is just another example of paying engineers for preparing to save energy rather than paying them for actually saving energy.