Archive for August, 2013
Did you know that 56 percent of people find the online shopping experience enjoyable? Unsurprisingly, In 2012, Americans spent approximately 23 percent of their disposable income online. Ecommerce continues to grow, as Cyber Monday numbers swell, and more businesses move online to take advantage of the ease and affordability of selling products and services over the internet.
Maybe business is going great, or maybe you are having trouble keeping up with all of the intricacies? Receiving, inventorying, packing, shipping, many businesses choose to outsource these services. Do you know when it might be time to consider fulfillment solutions for your business? Here are three indicators that your business growth could be stifled,
When working on a construction site, you depend on high quality tools and parts to function properly day in and day out. If a tool or other piece of equipment malfunctions, it can have detrimental effects, not only on your ability to complete your project in a satisfactory manner, but also on your physical safety. From push mount cable ties to large rubber grommets, it is vital to have access to reliable equipment you can trust.
When dealing with lots of wires and cables, efficiency and safety are particularly prominent factors to consider. For example, you will definitely want to use electrical conduits to safely contain the energy conducted through the electrical wiring within the tubing. In order
The world of machines, machine parts, and machine parts manufacturing is an intricate one. Here is just a sample of the specialized knowledge necessary in some ordinary mechanical components.
- Industrial Lifting Magnets. As children in school, we all played with magnetism, using the familiar red and silver horseshoe to slide a piece of metal across a table. That particular feat involved applying enough magnetic force to overcome the staying power of friction combined with the ever present vector of gravity. Now imagine removing friction from the equation, using magnetism to completely negate gravity by lifting an object straight up, and increasing the size of the lifted object by about two thousand pounds or more, depending on the magnet. And of course, you need to be able to shut t
I never had any formal training in Excel. I have worked in offices all my life and as a matter of trial and error I came to pick up numerous Excel spreadsheet tips. Inevitably, in whatever office I worked at, word got around that if you had a problem with Excel then I was the person to go to. What this meant was that I had to really be on my game, and so over the years I have acquired a lot of solutions.
Few people know that Excel in its earliest form was known as Multiplan. It was used on some of the earliest computing systems. After a brief battle with Lotus, it took the throne as the best and most widely used spreadsheet program in the late 1980s. You would think that because Excel has been around so long, more people would know how to use it, but I can tell you first hand that is not the case.