Achieving Transportation Excellence

Achieving Transportation Excellence

BY GARY JAMES Industry members and shipping companies share insights A growing driver shortage. Rising diesel fuel costs. New federal government requirements that limit driver flexibility and delay deliveries. Increasing expectations from both customers and consumers that products will arrive at storefronts and doorsteps like clockwork. BedTimes spoke with shipping companies, as well as a […]

Compare Your Expenses with ISPA’s 2015 Cost Survey

Compare Your Expenses with ISPA’s 2015 Cost Survey

Operating costs can make or break your company. The International Sleep Products Association’s 2015 Cost Survey—a yearly report on mattress industry financial ratios and profitability—can help you assess and analyze your financial and operating performance against industry averages. The report is designed to assist you in controlling costs and identifying weaknesses, as well as providing insights […]

ISPA welcomes nearly 80 new members

The International Sleep Products Association says membership in the organization is strong and growing, with nearly 80 new members joining the mattress industry trade group in 2012. New members—including startups, longtime mattress producers, component suppliers and ISPA’s newest category, manufacturers of top-of-bed accessories—reflect the industry’s diversity. Established in 1915, ISPA is dedicated to protecting and […]