The power of logistics visibility

| February 18, 2018

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Late deliveries in a lean manufacturing environment can lead to millions of dollars in plant downtime. Many companies deal with this by padding lead times, resulting in excess inventory and poor cash flow. Streamline supply chain operations and increase visibility by automating interactions with trading partners

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Crown Lift Trucks

Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies. Crown’s award-winning line of lift trucks maintains a reputation for advanced product design, engineering and integrated manufacturing processes. Offering a broad range of forklifts, as well as automation and fleet management technologies, Crown seeks to provide customers with forward thinking and innovative products designed to improve performance and lower operating costs. Headquartered in New Bremen, Ohio, Crown offers products that are defining the future of warehouse logistics throughout the world.

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Crown Lift Trucks

Crown is one of the world’s largest material handling companies. Crown’s award-winning line of lift trucks maintains a reputation for advanced product design, engineering and integrated manufacturing processes. Offering a broad range of forklifts, as well as automation and fleet management technologies, Crown seeks to provide customers with forward thinking and innovative products designed to improve performance and lower operating costs. Headquartered in New Bremen, Ohio, Crown offers products that are defining the future of warehouse logistics throughout the world.

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