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…

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…

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…

Who Are Purple People?

Purple people are professionals who know how to blend business acumen (blue) and technical (red) skills, according to Wayne Eckerson. Today’s supply chain organizations are facing new and demanding digital, technical and business challenges….

Smart Solution: Mezzanine with Modular Office Creates Space

Free standing custom platform with modular offices is a cost effective solution to optimize existing space to increase office work areas. Challenge: Perdue Maintenance Shop was growing and out of administrative office space. Objectives:…

We Are Hiring!

Based on our strong, consistent growth, we are looking for great people to join our team. Steele Solutions is seeking new employees to help us meet the growing global demand for our steel structures. …

Mezzanine Increases Packaging Capacity & Efficiency

A custom engineered work platform provided a cost effective solution to increase distribution capacity and efficiently utilize all the available warehouse space to avoid moving to a larger facility. Steele Solutions partnered with Container…

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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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