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Why Logistics Professionals Should Attend the Multimodal Americas 2018 Event

Multimodal Americas is a new event for professionals in the supply chain, logistics, and transportation industries in North America. It will be held October 16 through October 18, 2018, in Toronto, Canada. This event is more than a trade show, and it’s more than a conference; as the name suggests, it’s a common meeting ground for every sector of the… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. to Introduce Cable-Management Solutions, Electrical Equipment Carts at NECA 2018

Sept. 20, 2018 — Philadelphia, PA — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment, will introduce labor-saving products for the electrical industry at the National Electrical Contractors Association 2018 Trade Show and Convention (NECA 2018) this September. The event marks BHS’ entrance into the electrical material handling equipment market, which the company joins after nearly 40 years supplying ergonomic solutions to warehousing, construction, and manufacturing operations. “We’ve always built tough, dependable equipment that makes the job safer and more efficient,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “We’re excited to bring our strengths to the electrical industry, and NECA is the perfect place to make our debut.” The BHS line of electrical equipment includes a comprehensive range of wire-… Continue Reading

Electricians and Musculoskeletal Disorders: Common Symptoms and Prevention Tips

For electricians, musculoskeletal disorders remain a serious occupational hazard. Electrical installation teams aren’t alone with this risk; workers in most construction trades face a higher risk of work-related musculoskeletal disorders than those in other industries. Between 1992 and 2014, the rate of occupation-based musculoskeletal disorders remained higher in the construction industry than in all combined industries. This disproportionate rate of… Continue Reading

Reduce Crop Damage During Harvest: The Role of Bulk Bins and Bin-Handling Equipment

According to the World Food Programme, we lose a full third of the food we produce to feed the world’s populations. This isn’t just a problem for hungry communities; it’s also a significant source of inefficiency for farmers in every market. While produce losses occur at every point in the food supply chain, harvest is a crucial step in which… Continue Reading

Maintaining the Cold Chain: The Role of the Distributor

Food safety depends on maintaining the cold chain at every step, from producer to processor to foodservice operation to, eventually, the diner’s plate. In the United States, a handful of federal agencies regulate all the industries involved in taking food from farm to fork. These include the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and even… Continue Reading

BHS, Inc. Expands Product Line of Gas Cylinder-Handling Equipment

September 3, 2018 — St. Louis, MO — BHS, Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment, is growing a popular line of products designed to store and transport compressed gas cylinders. These products meet stringent rules from OSHA and the Compressed Gas Association, while providing users with convenient solutions to the challenges of handling pressurized contents. “Compressed gas cylinders are special materials, and they need special material handling equipment to keep risks to a minimum,” said Melissa Bowen of BHS Marketing. “We’ll keep coming up with new cylinder-handling products as long as our customers keep asking for them.” BHS, Inc. manufactures a range of cylinder storage options, built to alleviate the hazards of working with compressed gas. The newest product… Continue Reading