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Maintaining product quality and timely delivery in a global marketplace is a constant challenge. With rising labor costs and unpredictable fuel prices, production costs threaten to spin out of control. Penske can work with supply chain operations to address your challenges as an industrial manufacturer.

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MAT Holdings, Inc.

MAT Holdings is a diversified, privately-held family company with a portfolio of companies that manufacture, market, and distribute quality products and trusted brands to the hardware and fencing, automotive, and power equipment industries. MAT Holdings Inc. was formed in 1984 as Midwest Air Technologies Inc. with its current headquarters located in Long Grove, IL. Today, the company has grown to include six subsidiary companies within the U.S. and twelve worldwide and employs roughly 13,000 people.

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4 features to look for when buying a quality warehouse order picking cart

Article | October 16, 2020

Order picking is the most resource-intensive operation of a warehouse or fulfillment center. More than 55% of the operating cost for a warehouse is related to order picking, and fulfillment centers, the number stands at 50%. It is the process that can bring in the most cost savings with an effective, streamlined and efficient order picking system. One of the most important components of your order picking system is the warehouse order picking cart. Order picking carts are used to move inventory from the warehouse shelves to sorting or packing stations. They make it easier for warehouse associates to carry multiple items at a time or to carry large, unwieldy items. When it is possible to carry multiple items on a trip, it drastically reduces the distance traveled by associates on foot. It also helps to reduce physical fatigue and improves efficiency dramatically.

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Transportation Technology: A Source Of Clarity For Supply Chains In Need

Article | April 15, 2020

Transportation has always been the cornerstone of the supply chain and arguably its most targeted area when something goes wrong with a shipment. Why is my package late? What is my load’s current location? What is the ETA for my order? These are the daily questions that come from warehouses, distribution centers, and their end consumers – and they’re being asked now more than ever. Answering these questions requires holistic visibility into your supply chain that can only be achieved with the right mix of transportation technology and data management.

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Schneider Electric for suppliers

Article | June 27, 2020

At Schneider Electric, meeting our customers’ expectations is a key priority. As concern over COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) grows, we are monitoring developments to this situation globally, as well as following local health and government regulations, continually assessing and responding to changes. Our Business Continuity Plan (BCP) has been tested and implemented in geographies impacted. This plan includes health and safety, supply chain, lifecycle management services, and IT infrastructure. Schneider Electric operations meet the criteria of an essential critical infrastructure as defined by most governments. While we do not anticipate interruptions to our operations, local governments may require temporary containment measures. In these cases, we comply with local laws, and in most cases seek support from local authorities to maintain critical business operations as an essential business for our communities.

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Reducing Risk in Your Global Supply Chain

Article | April 20, 2020

The complex, hyper-connected nature of global supply chains makes them extremely vulnerable to a range of risk factors. In 2019, corporations experienced new levels of volatility in commodity and energy pricing, interest and exchange rates, and general international trading conditions. In 2020, things are likely to remain rocky. Research shows that many businesses, despite being forewarned about these risks, are still tending to be reactive rather than proactive in their approach.

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Spotlight

MAT Holdings, Inc.

MAT Holdings is a diversified, privately-held family company with a portfolio of companies that manufacture, market, and distribute quality products and trusted brands to the hardware and fencing, automotive, and power equipment industries. MAT Holdings Inc. was formed in 1984 as Midwest Air Technologies Inc. with its current headquarters located in Long Grove, IL. Today, the company has grown to include six subsidiary companies within the U.S. and twelve worldwide and employs roughly 13,000 people.

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