Capital equipment budgets are finally returning to pre-2008 levels and many fleets are overdue for an infusion of new trucks. At the same time, the drive to reduce material handling costs persists. In a 2012 Crown Equipment survey of more than 300 material handling professionals, 71 percent named driving down costs as the biggest material handling challenge facing their organization.
Because automation is one of the most powerful weapons the industry has in the battle against costs, and capital equipment budgets may be able to support new projects, many organizations are wondering if now is the right time to make the move to forklift automation. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (March 5, 2013) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently renewed its relationship with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The five-year agreement entitles the company to bid on commercial material handling projects for the DOD. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 30, 2012) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today released results of a proprietary survey of material handling end users and their perception of emerging technologies. The survey, which was conducted in August, represents feedback from 556 individuals involved in the purchase of material handling equipment for their company. read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (October 23, 2012) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s leading material handling companies, earned CEVA’s Americas Supplier of the Year award as part of the third-party logistics provider’s annual Global Supplier Awards. CEVA is one of the world’s leading supply chain management companies. CEVA honored Crown in recognition of “its long-term investment in its current global business strategy with CEVA and strong organizational alignment.” read more »»
NEW BREMEN, Ohio (August 22, 2012) – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced Jim Gaskell, director of global Insite™ products, will speak at the Association for Iron and Steel Technology’s on August 29. read more »»