Stop Press

This blog guides those who send press releases to media and others who might have a need to do so in future. Perhaps it can even inspire companies who don’t include the press in their marketing to give it a try. There is more to this subject than many people realise and this article only […]

Quest for Silverware - This blog is targeted primarily at small businesses looking to raise their profile and gain recognition by entering awards.

My company enters awards (we’ve even won a couple) and we help clients provide written and other submissions in support of their entries (some of them have even collected silverware). We care about our own reputation and help other businesses manage theirs. This blog isn’t about those successes or what we do, but they serve […]

Material Handling Equipment Manufacturers Online Directory Listing

The process of production and transportation of the goods to warehouses and subsequently the destination end users involves extensive use of material handling equipment for their effective and speedy delivery. There are several manufacturing houses and distributors that are engaged in providing them to the end users. In a locality, there is a maze of […]

Why My Mom Would Have Been a Great Warehouse Manager

BY KIRSTEN AUSTIN, DCSC, Inc If You Have Time to Lean You Have Time to Clean I confess, when I was a kid I was a slob. My mother could not stand how I kept my room and was always on me about keeping things neat and clean. This has changed, thank goodness, now I […]

Economic Stability is in the Making

Ace World Companies vice president Camron Ghanemi discusses reshoring in his latest blog for On 8 November 2016 the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election takes place. This campaign is no different to those that preceded it in that the economy is the nub of most debates. This blog is non-political but it is timely […]

MODEX Media Matters

With just over seven weeks until the doors open at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for MHI’s MODEX show, now is the time for exhibitors to start engaging with trade media. This blog advises how to do so effectively before, during and after the event, which takes place 4-7 April, 2016. The first […]

Trade Shows: Miles of Aisles

This is the third part of a series of blogs about trade shows. This installment is targeted at visitors. I am a passionate supporter of trade shows, conferences and similar events, yet, this blog—as with every post in the series—does challenge organisers, exhibitors, visitors and the industry sectors surrounding them to make such get-togethers more […]

Trade Shows and Conferences: How Do You Decide Where To Go?

As proudly enters its second year I got together last week with my business partner, Richard Howes, our VP of Marketing & Content to plan our 2016 marketing strategy. Richard and I are also partners in a content-focused, PR and marketing company called Bridger Howes Limited. Our background is business-to-business trade media and we […]

Vision and Values

David Ayling, director, Straightpoint Inc., has written a guest blog for, in which he explains what it takes to make the lifting industry a safer place. The blurb on the back cover of one of my favourite business books—Start With Why—reads, “…in business it doesn’t matter what you do, it matters why you do […]