Fives Intralogistics opened its new North American headquarters in Louisville, KY, as the company expands its automated material handling solution operations and services. The facility expands the shop space to 240,000 sq. ft., and incorporates 25,000 sq.ft. of administrative/office space. It also includes a new digital simulation/emulation lab and a unique Innovation Center with four
Fives Intralogistics opened its new North American headquarters in Louisville, Ky., as the company expands its automated material handling solution operations and services. The new facility expands the shop space to 240,000 square feet and incorporates 25,000 square feet of administrative/office space. It also includes a new digital simulation/emulation lab and a unique Innovation Center
Preliminary North American Class 8 orders saw a slight dip in January, according to recent data issued respectively freight transportation consultancy FTR and ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles. FTR reported that preliminary North American Class 8 orders—at 17,700—was off 10% compared to December and up 12% annually.
“Tail spend” – the dreaded word that strikes fear into every procurement executive’s heart..for the uninitiated, this refers to the long “tail” in a Pareto chart, that includes the large number of suppliers that are small volume purchases, often for $1000 or less. The Pareto principle applies here: 80% of an organization’s spending is with
American Intermodal Management (AIM), a U.S.-based marine chassis lessor and a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has signed an agreement to merge with FlexiVan Leasing, the third largest marine chassis provider in the U.S., owned by Castle & Cooke. I Squared Capital will assume a controlling interest in FlexiVan with Castle & Cooke maintaining