TITLE

News Briefs

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Material Handling Management;Apr2006, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news briefs on issues and events related to material handling and distribution in the U.S. as of April 2006. Plans of Federated Department Stores Inc. to close its New York Avenue distribution center in Washington, D.C.; Launch of a new distribution center by Element 21 Golf Company; Plan of Lowe's Companies Inc. to build a flatbed distribution center in Henderson, Colorado.
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20599847

 

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