If you are a manufacturer or distributor, most likely you use many modes to ship your freight, such as less-than-truckload freight shipping or LTL shipping. If you have any experience in shipping LTL, you know how volatile, process driven, and challenging it can be to make sure you get the best carrier, best time, best rate and are making the best long term decisions.
New cutting-edge technology could help you reclaim the security of your smartphone. Chip Reid reports on the Blackphone, which runs on a customized operating system that is entirely encrypted.
Federal regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring more stringent testing of crude oil before shipment by rail to determine how susceptible the cargo is to explosion or fire, a response to a string of train accidents since last summer involving oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana.
General Motors is adding more than 588,000 vehicles to a recall to fix ignition switches that can shut off engines and cause crashes.
The sensor brings convenience for entering passcodes and could encourage more people to lock their phones. But fingerprint security isn't foolproof. Here's what to know as you consider whether to place your trust in it.
The beloved Philadelphia bakery Tastykake celebrated a century in business on Tuesday by introducing a new product, giving out free treats and serving up — what else? — birthday kake.
Panasonic Corp. is considering setting up a new plant jointly with Tesla Motors Inc. in the United States to make lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.
Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating. In fact, the food industry hosts several workshops at the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, where thousands of dietitians can earn education credits to maintain their licenses.
Speaking at the Greater Houston Partnership’s Thought Leader Series, Timmons discussed the unique opportunities and challenges facing the manufacturing economy and the solutions that will bolster the manufacturing industry’s economic strength nationwide and throughout the world.
A congressman says federal officials have launched a criminal probe of a Northern California slaughterhouse that recently recalled more than 8.7 million pounds of beef.
The President has announced the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDI), which will be headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and funded via a $70 million grant that state and private entities will match to the tune of $250 million.
The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings. The magazine cited the Model S's sporty performance and technological innovations, including its 225-mile range.
Godlan, a manufacturing ERP software specialist (SyteLine ERP), EAM (Asset Management) specialist and Infor Gold Channel Partner, has announced that a series of Live Demo Webinars are set for March 3rd – 7th, 2014 at 11:00AM ET daily featuring a full week of on-air events provided at no charge for Godlan's Infor SyteLine ERP customers and prospects.
Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of a custom designed conveyor oven used for drying wooden alcohol barrels for a leading distillery. The belt conveyor oven is designed with the capability to dry 160 barrels per hour.
Patti Engineering, Inc., a leader in control systems integration, and Hagbros Precision, LLC, a leader in the design and manufacture of precision injection molds, dies, assembly fixtures, gauges and tooling, have announced the formation of a strategic alliance.
CMMI appraisals allow companies to measure their capability maturity against a defined framework of best practices. More than 1,600 appraisals were completed in 2013, the most ever done in one year and an 11% increase over 2012, the previous record year for appraisals.
I can’t tell you how rewarding it is when a company implements a plan and the light bulb goes on and they finally see how data can drive truly effective action. When data-based systems are installed, the implementation is too often considered successful once the data are flowing and people can get to the data.
We are virtually bombarded by the phenomenon of data-driven headlines. On any given day we might read that cigarette smoking is on the rise, or that book sales are down, but without seeing the data plot over a long time we don’t really know what those headlines mean.
Here's the first look at Samsung's new products including the Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Gear 2 and the more innovative Gear Fit, which combines the functionality of the Gear with biometrics and a curved touchscreen.
A new executive will lead Honda's operations in Alabama. Honda Manufacturing of Alabama says Jeff Tomko will take over as company president on April 1.