Logistics has developed into a science of efficiency. But these days, distribution center efficiency is about far more than how fast you get your orders out the door. Long-term cost efficiencies require specifying for materials, building systems, and designs that will provide energy savings and lasting operational cost savings.
Rheem H2AC units are hybrid heating, air conditioning and water heating systems that deliver a comfortable store environment and reduced hot water costs at high efficiency. The ClearControl™ running Rheem rooftop unit collects a broad range of data on the system’s operation, which can be used to ensure the units are operating at peak performance and can help technicians diagnose any issues.
The problem of surplus inventory continues to plague manufacturers and distributors in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) sector. However, recognizing the pitfalls of excess inventory and the available solutions can help HVAC players manage their extra stock.
AUSTIN, Texas — Epicor Software Corp., a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software that promotes business growth, has completed the previously announced acquisition of the company by global investment firm KKR. Joe Cowan continues as president and CEO of Epicor and has aligned the executive leadership team to take Epicor into this next phase of growth.
As many Distribution Center Magazine readers know, the HVAC industry in the U.S. continues to remain strong. According to a report released by RnR Market Research this summer, the market will grow at a healthy 16 percent between now and the end of 2017.
AUSTIN, Texas — Epicor Software Corp., a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the global investment firm KKR from funds advised by Apax Partners.
It’s the crushing question for any business: Should I go forward and take a risk that will allow me to grow or do I accept the status quo and keep the operation profitable while limiting my chances of expanding?
During the past decade, advancements in warehousing and logistics have been nothing short of remarkable. It seems almost impossible these days to pick up any related industry publications without reading about the latest innovations in robotics, wearable scanning technologies and same-day delivery options.
Did anyone notice how fast fuel surcharges went up during the oil spike? No? Did anyone notice how they’re not coming down after prices dropped? Didn’t think so. Have you ever asked your freight providers that question? Try it, sit back and just listen. It’s a great show.