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7 Questions to Drive Sustainability Gains in Material Handling

Times are tumultuous right now, so it might feel like your company may have to choose between increasing profit and boosting sustainability—but the good news is that the two aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, when it comes to material handling, just asking the right questions can unlock leaner, cleaner, greener, and more profitable decisions.

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10 Ways Telematics Can Help You Cut Costs and Increase Safety

There’s no understating the power of data. And when it comes to keeping material handling facilities running at peak safety and efficiency, telematics has a crucial role to play. While telematics—a term that blends “telecommunications” and “informatics”—may seem like the hot new buzzword, it’s not. Telematics, which describes the process of collecting and assessing data

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The Fleet, Facility & Safety Roundup | Why You Should Be Reassessing Your Material Handling Right Now

Welcome to the Fleet & Facility Roundup! We’ve curated the latest, most practical news to help you keep up with material handling developments and insights. Our takeaway this month? Inflation is up, lead times are still long, and the supply chain remains chaotic, so it’s safe to say that the end isn’t in sight yet.

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Striking a balance: Blending “Just-in-Time” and “Just-in-Case”

Many companies have migrated to “just-in-time” inventory management to optimize their production lines, but it’s safe to say that the last few years have made that ultra-low inventory strategy much more challenging. But moving back to an inventory-heavy “just-in-case” plan can be costly and cumbersome, especially when you have to rethink almost everything about your

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5 Ways Flexible Fleet Financing Can Help Control Your Company’s Material Handling Costs

The pandemic, inflation, supply chain issues, labor shortages, and more: companies are grappling with one of the most unpredictable times in modern history—and material handling has been hit especially hard. While it may feel that you have no effective way to control costs, the good news is that you likely have many more options than

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The Supply Chain Roundup | What You Need to Know to Tackle Supply Chain Disruption

It’s officially Spring! As if the world didn’t have enough going on already, unexpected things continue to crop up, such as the first Amazon union and the Ever Given’s sister ship, which also got stuck, exemplifying the worst kind of sibling rivalry. To help you keep up, we curate all the need-to-know material handling news

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The TFS MODEX Download – Top Takeaways You Need to Know to Get You Beyond 2022

We spoke with three TFS executives who were at MODEX to get their takes on the show. Here are the six top takeaways you need to know to get you beyond 2022. Everyone seemed to agree that automation had stronger representation than ever before, but even the more traditional technologies had morphed in new and interesting ways.

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5 Ways Private Equity Firms Increase Value Via Third-Party Fleet Management

Finding operational savings and efficiencies can feel like squeezing blood from a stone. This is as true for CFOs as it is for private equity firms seeking optimal value from their investments. But as many dealing with material handling operations have discovered, optimization can be as simple as partnering with a forklift fleet management specialist.

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