Magline, Inc.

Magline Helps Manufacturers Face Aging Workforce and Implications for Productivity and Safety

LogoDelivering Excellence newsletter, sponsored by Magline, is reporting weekly how demographic trends are changing the growth of various programs and organizations. The physical, cognitive, and health-related changes with an aging workforce; manufacturing leaders must be aware of these factors to ensure productivity and safety of their employees. According to the National Health Interview Survey (CDC, 2014), only 44.2% of persons age 65 and older report excellent or very good health, compared to 64.5% for adults age 18 to 64.

Magline Self-Stabilizing Hand Truck Highly Rates as Best Ergonomic Delivery Solution

LogoLate last fall, Humantech Ergonomics reviewed the Magline Self-Stabilizing hand truck, which was reviewed by independent Humantech Ergonomics. Senior Consultant and Ergonomics Engineer Michael Hoonhorst, explained the 4 categories of the 4 star review in a Humantech video: impact on ergonomic risk factors, adjustability, innovation, and intuitiveness. Hoonhorst noted, "We review on a four star rating scale. The truck can go up curbs by pivoting the front wheels up the curb and lifting the rear wheels on to the curb which saves a lot of time and effort for the person using the truck." The Self-Stabilizing technology includes Rotacaster wheels. The fixed orientations of the main wheel allows forward and reverse movement without fighting a swivel caster offset, while the peripheral rollers facilitate turning, rotational, lateral, and diagonal movement. When navigating turns this also eliminates all skipping associated with fixed wheels making maneuvering product deliveries more efficient.

Magline Demonstrates New Self Stabilizing Truck at BevOps Fleet Summit Next Month

LogoMagline, Inc., manufacturers of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions, will provide demos of the new Self-Stabilizing hand truck at the BevOps/Fleet Summit 2015 from April 21-24, 2015. The show will be at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Groceries and Pet Food Home Delivery Continues to Expand Reports Magline

LogoDelivering Excellence newsletter, sponsored by Magline, is reporting weekly how delivery service industry trends are changing the growth of various programs and organizations. In a recent issue the discussion focused on how the home delivery service industry is growing. Grocery markets are expanding often include alcohol and pet foods. These innovative companies delivered right the consumer's door often the same day and some within the hour. Sucharita Mulpuru, a retail analyst at Forrester Research noted, "You don't have to go shopping; somebody does all that work for you and schlepps it to your house. There are pros for the customer. You may be stuck at home for a fixed window of time, waiting for it to be delivered. There may a charge or a membership fee for the service."

Magline Key Player in Fast-Growing Grocery Delivery Service Market

LogoMagline has always been an innovation leader in the delivery space. Delivering Excellence newsletter, sponsored by Magline, is reporting weekly how delivery service trends are changing the growth of various programs and organizations. The e-zine recently looked at a grocery delivery service company that serves the elderly, disabled, and homebound will now automate the process. The innovative delivery company relies on an army of smartphone-toting independent contractors, who scour store shelves and transport goods to people's homes using personal cars.

Innovative Hand Truck Wheel Video Demonstrates Reliability and Safety to Delivery Service Industry

LogoAn Innovative wheel design enables hand trucks to accomplish nearly any kind of job in the delivery service industry. A new 2 minute video introduced a series of innovative hand truck wheels. The new wheels last 4 to 10 times longer impacting the longevity of this most important delivery tool creating a lower overall operating cost.

Magline Reports Innovative Delivery Solutions Are Ergonomic and Reduce Lost Luggage

LogoDelivering Excellence, sponsored by Magline, detailed programs which enable companies to design innovative route distribution solutions that enhance safety and productivity. Delivery routes with a variety of lightweight and ergonomically-designed solutions allow companies to move more loads with less physical stress delivering workplace safety and productivity.

Magline Exhibits Hand Truck with Bin at Clean Show 2015 Next Month

LogoMagline, makers of innovative lightweight route distribution solutions, is exhibiting at booth #31107 at the Clean Show for the first time. The company will highlight the new Gemini® Convertible Hand Truck with Bin option that was produced for the linen industry. The show is April 16-19 in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center.

New Breed E-Commerce Startups and Large Companies Launching Same Day Delivery Service

LogoA new breed of delivery startups such as Deliv, Zipments and Instacart has debuted at the burgeoning e-commerce market. Meanwhile, large omni-channel retailers such as Amazon and other high-tech companies represented by Google, are launching their own same day delivery service in metropolitan areas. Delivering Excellence newsletter is reporting weekly how these trends are changing the growth of various same day delivery programs and organizations.

Instacart Partners with Petco Providing Same Day Delivering in Select Urban Locations

LogoSan Francisco-based Instacart partnered with Petco to provide same-day delivery to customers in San Francisco and Boston. Orders can be placed via the website or Instacart's mobile app, and customers can choose to get items within an hour, two hours, or later. Fees are $3.99 or $5.99 per delivery. Instacart "personal shoppers" will receive orders on their phones, go to a Petco store to pick up items, and make the delivery. Delivering Excellence newsletter is reporting weekly how these trends are changing the growth of various same day delivery programs and organizations.