The acquisition creates a one-stop source for materials handling needs, from pallet jacks to AGVs to maintenance management software.
The shipping industry is scrambling to meet the new SOLAS requirements, and the available assistance from outside their respective organizations has been scarce.
While there is widespread concern about attracting new talent to the supply chain industry, it seems especially acute in the maritime sector.
Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities. With finite resources, increasingly demanding customers and fierce competition, they must balance operational efficiency, perfect order delivery and supply chain flexibility.
Time-sensitive deliveries, lean supply chains and shorter product life cycles demand that companies adapt quickly to changes within the supply chain, and today’s shippers have an increased expectation for supply chain partners to have processes in place so they can react as soon as change arises.