Achieving Best-in-Class DC Metrics

by Loadmover
Does your Distribution Center ship more than 99.8% of orders at the planned time? According to the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) DC Measures Report, that’s one thing it takes to be a best-in-class operation. MLHNews.com recently published an article about achieving best-in-class DC performance. Author Mick McCormick uses… Read More»

Save Manufacturing Costs by Improving Quality

by Loadmover
Poor quality bleeds you of value added to your operation. Scrap materials, replacements, lost business, and lost labor hours all add up. If you want to save costs to your organization, enhancing quality is an important move to consider. Here are four ways you can approach this improvement. Define quality… Read More»

Save Money on Wood by Extending Life of Pallets

by Loadmover
The early effects of Trump’s recent declaration of a countervailing duty on Canadian lumber have sent manufacturers looking for savings to balance out the price hike. While each facility has unique needs for lumber, there is one cost that every manufacturer absorbs: pallet deterioration. With lumber expenses under the microscope,… Read More»

Reduce Manufacturing Costs to Neutralize Countervailing Duty on Lumber

by Loadmover
On April 25th, a highly expected decision was made regarding the lumber industry. Donald Trump imposed a 3-24% countervailing duty (CVD) on Canadian lumber entering the US. While the decision will raise the price of lumber for US buyers, the tariff is not as high as originally expected, which was… Read More»

How Warehouse Safety is Changing with E-Commerce

by Loadmover
We recently highlighted how manufacturers are buying equipment in 2017, noting that the greatest increases in spending are a result of the e-commerce boom. No doubt, e-commerce is something every manufacturer wants to take part in. MMH recently released Bridget McCrea’s article, “Conveyors and Sortation Keep up the Pace” where… Read More»
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