Content about Logistics

September 12, 2011

Sears Holdings announced that former UPS executive Raj Penkar is joining the company as SVP and president of the company's supply chain.

In his new role, Penkar will be accountable for all aspects of the company's supply chain, including logistics, warehousing, inventory management and distribution. Prior to joining Sears, Penkar worked at UPS for 24 years and most recently served as president of UPS' customer solutions division. 

May 14, 2011

Knoxville, Tenn.-based regional hardware distributor House-Hasson Hardware completed its $2 million, 100,000-sq.-ft. expansion of the company’s Prichard, W.Va., warehouse.

“We’ve moved in, the racks are up, and the bins are being filled,” said Don Hasson, House-Hasson president. “Our West Virginia warehouse will have the same items as are available through our Knoxville warehouse. This means faster and more efficient shipping and delivery of all our products to our customers.”

March 2, 2011

Wilsonart International has announced the appointment of Sue Rothberg as VP manufacturing. In her new role, Rothberg will oversee manufacturing operations, supply chain and logistics at Wilsonart’s facilities in North America, as well as at the Arborite facility in Montreal, Quebec.

Rothberg brings to Wilsonart more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing, technology, logistics and supply chain management, including 23 years with IBM in a broad range of roles.

December 5, 2010

An automated, mechanized distribution center is an amazing spectacle. Products whiz around elaborate conveyor belts...

LAKE PARK, Ga. —An automated, mechanized distribution center is an amazing spectacle. Products whiz around elaborate conveyor belts at 450 ft. per minute, as if each package had a mind of its own. Thanks to precision placement of laser scanners, sorting shoes will perfectly time their push across the conveyor, gently nudging the right product to the right chute, and hence, the right store.

When watched from above, the entire system takes on a kind of artificial intelligence.

December 21, 2008

Manny Gonzalez will manage the distribution and logistics of all building product materials and products....

December 2, 2008

Former HD Supply exec joins Ace veterans in shoring up strategic planning and other operations....

October 5, 2008

The middle seat of the supply chain is not the most comfortable spot. But this...

August 10, 2008

It was standing room only when Orgill announced the location of its new distribution center...

May 13, 2008

A 465,600-squre-foot warehouse in Winchester, Va., will serve stores in the Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; Philadelphia;...

May 6, 2008

Called “Jennifer,” the system uses speech-recognition technology to enable customers to operate more efficiently by...