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…

What is a Smart City?

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…

Increase Order Fulfillment Operations

Visit our team at Promat 2017 booth S1655, to discuss in person how our smart solution increased Burlington Coat Factory’s order fulfillment operations for e-commerce distribution. Steele Solutions custom engineered multi-level sorter platform solution…

Maximize Use of Existing Space for Storage

Visit us at Promat 2017, booth S1655, to learn first-hand how our smart solution maximized existing floor space to increase storage for New South Express. Steele Solutions custom engineered, free-standing mezzanine solution created on…

Optimize Store-Ready Food Distribution

Visit Steele Solutions booth, S1655, at Promat 2017 to learn how our smart solution optimized Kroger’s store-ready food fulfillment and distribution process. Steele Solutions custom designed multi-level platform solution created store-friendly deliveries from the…

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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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