Jonesboro, AR -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/05/2016 -- Hytrol is a proud member of RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association). RILA is American trade association headquartered in Arlington, VA. RILA promotes consumer choice and economic freedom through public policy and industry operational excellence. Executives participate in RILA for its educational forums, its public policy advocacy, and its advancement of the industry.
Sixth Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain Study by RILA noted fewer transportation bottlenecks boosted inventory availability. The U.S. unemployment rate hit a 7½ year low. Oil prices fell 30 percent. And, the rate of inflation dipped to 0.7 percent. This combination of consumer-friendly factors would seemingly set the stage for robust retail growth. It also looked at online retailing. Amazon captured 51 cents of every additional dollar spent online during 2015 and is reportedly taking steps to build its own delivery capabilities. Walmart poured an estimated $900 million into e-commerce technology and fulfillment centers. And, India is quickly becoming the new e-commerce battleground for global retailers.
Hytrol (http://www.hytrol.com) designs and manufactures advanced conveyor systems, controls, and solutions for customers with processing, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution needs. For almost 70 years, Hytrol has demonstrated an unwavering dedication to understanding the unique material handling needs of businesses. Hytrol is focused on creating innovative, customized conveyor solutions that help companies achieve their goals. Hytrol offers Pivot Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) an essential link between people, conveyor, and automation.
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Hytrol's Technology Center is the birthplace for many industry-changing innovations, such as EZLogic® zero-pressure accumulation and E24™, an energy efficient, 24-volt solution and an extensive line of advanced sortation offerings, ProSort 400 Elite series high speed shoe sorter, as well as the ProSort MRT series narrow belt sorter. Hytrol offers Pivot Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) an essential link between people, conveyor, and automation.
Hytrol is experiencing consistent growth; 2016 will be the company's best year ever and significant plant expansion continues. Hytrol is strengthened by its Integration Partner Network with 100+ locations worldwide. Hytrol is a proud member of RILA (Retail Industry Leaders Association) MHI, CEMA (Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association), along with IABSC (International Association of Baggage System).
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