We Are Hiring!

Based on our strong, consistent growth, we are looking for great people to join our team. Steele Solutions, with locations in Franklin and Milwaukee, is seeking new employees to help us meet the growing…

Universities Address Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Universities, in particular business schools, have established and expanded their supply chain degree programs to meet the growing demand for qualified supply chain candidates. The industry trend is to hire candidates with a more…

Catwalks, Elevated Walkways

Steele Solutions’ catwalks are designed to have a flat bottom. That gives you the greatest flexibility in positioning drops for ceiling-hung catwalks, as compared to other catwalk designs. Our catwalks also can be floor-supported…

Millennials-Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Jobs

Technology, global impact, growth opportunities and new experiences are all job traits millennials are looking for. The supply chain industry offers all of these.  In order for the material handling industry to recruit millennials…

Automation Is Driving Job Creation & Higher Wages

Over time automation has proven it increases human productivity, lowers costs, increases wages and creates good jobs. Increases in productivity leads to increases in wages. Automation also creates jobs that are safer, less repetitive…

Food & Beverage Industry Transformation

Consumers demand for more flavors, different sizes and eye-catching package is driving industry transformation. Retail food market competition has increased because of alternative channels including warehouse clubs, supercenters, drug stores, mass retailers and convenience…

Will ‘Smart Cities’ Impact Supply Chain?

An urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet of things (IoT) technology in a secure fashion to better manage a city’s assets. Local municipalities leverage information systems from schools,…

Retail Supply Chain Trends

U.S. holiday retail sales in 2016 were up more than 4% over sales during the same period in 2015. Unfortunately several major chains announced or carried out layoffs and store closings in 2016. Several…

The Future of 3PLs

Outsourced logistics services also known as third-party logistics (3PLs) has grown significantly since 2015.  What is driving this $160 billion industry? Two key factors are lower fuel prices as well as a number of mergers…

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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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