Smart City Logistics Helping Urban Areas Solve Challenges

According to MHI, Smart City Logistics is the idea that logistics providers can leverage many innovations and technologies to find solutions to the issues that work for government, businesses, consumers and the environment. Why…

Record Holiday Returns

The 2017 Christmas holiday hit record highs in e-commerce sales. Record-breaking Black Friday and Cyber Week set the stage for another record, return shipments. According to SupplyChain247, in December 2017, consumers shipped more than…

Skilled Worker Shortage Challenge for 2018

The economy is improving creating a new challenge for 2018, skilled labor shortage. According to ASQ 2018 Manufacturing Outlook Survey, for the first time since 2013, the shortage of skilled workers overtakes the economy…

2017 Top Supply Chain Innovations

As 2017 comes to an end, there were several top supply chain technologies, processes and labor management innovations that impacted supply chain productivity this year. Last-mile delivery Ergonomics Sustainability Autonomous vehicles Motor carriers Labor…

Happy Holidays

As 2017 comes to an end, we extend a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone. We sincerely thank everyone who has made this past year successful for Steele Solutions. We…

Diversity Key to Supply Chain Talent Recruitment

Supply chain talent recruitment continues to be a challenge. African Americans and minorities are an untapped talent pool for the supply chain industry.  Nearly all students in Supply Chain Management (SCM) receive an internship…

In-Store Sales Expect Record Holiday Season

Consumers favor in-store fulfillment due to the convenience. Consumers favor in-store fulfillment services like “Buy Online, Pickup In-Store” (BOPIS) and “Buy Online, Return In-Store” (BORIS). Retailers are capitalizing on in-store foot traffic to market…

Thank You & Happy Thanksgiving

We offer a special greeting at this time of Thanksgiving to express our sincere appreciation of your loyal business. We are deeply thankful to all those who have made this past year another successful…

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Learn more about mezzanines, work platforms and other steel structures, and about trends in the material handling and industrial processing markets from our blog posts by Steele Solutions President Kevin O’Neill. Check out the blog archives for helpful advice on structure selection, siting and applications.

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