Material Handling
Industry Solutions

Naumann/Hobbs Offers the Best Solutions for Every Industry

Naumann/Hobbs’ equipment offerings and material handling solutions apply to a wide array of industries. Regardless of the business you’re in, we can help it run smoother and more efficiently. We make it our business to understand your business so that our approach is tailor-fitted.

OUR Industry expertise

We have extensive experience working with the following industries:
  • 3PL
  • Aerospace
  • Appliance
  • Automotive
  • Books
  • Consumer product goods
  • E-commerce
  • Electronics
  • Food and beverage
  • Footwear and apparel
  • Grocery
  • Healthcare
  • Heavy equipment
  • Home furnishings
  • Industrial
  • Life sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Parts
  • Pet supplies
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Records and documents
  • Retail
  • Sporting goods
  • Wholesale

Retail Distribution Solutions

Flexibility to meet changing demand, SKU proliferation, omni-channel fulfillment and pressure to lower operating costs. This is the reality of retail distribution. We bring considerable retail distribution experience and expertise to our retail partners across many industries, company types and unique business characteristics, including store size, replenishment cycles and shelf-readiness. We understand how to gather and analyze data to fully understand a retail business’ needs in order to develop optimal retail material handling solutions.

E-Commerce Distribution Solutions

E-commerce business demands fast and accurate shipments, and we know how to design and implement order fulfillment solutions to meet the challenges of the “e-tail” business. The material handling solutions we provide are designed to be scalable and flexible enough to optimize productivity, increase order accuracy and improve order cycle times, even under the tough conditions of changing order volumes and inventory requirements. Whether operating alone or as part of a multichannel distribution operation, we are the best partner for e-commerce material handling solutions.

Wholesale Distribution Solutions

Wholesale distribution is changing as businesses work to lower their own inventories and place smaller and more frequent orders with wholesalers. This changing dynamic requires wholesalers to increase their inventories and change their order-fulfillment operations to meet the changing order characteristics. Businesses are also requesting that wholesalers provide more value-added services and this is becoming a big differentiator for wholesalers. Our team works with our wholesale clients to develop, design and implement material handling solutions to meet the needs of the wholesale market and optimize wholesale distribution operations.

Manufacturing Solutions

Material handling is becoming increasingly more important as manufacturers seek to maximize efficiencies, improve productivity, reduce costs and create a safer, more productive production environment. We bring a tradition of experience around material handling in the manufacturing environment, from very small and delicate products to very large and heavy industrial products. We are experts in analyzing and improving materials flow, work-cell design, and industrial operations to provide storage, conveyance and handling systems utilized in the manufacturing environment.

3PL Material Handling Solutions

3PL distribution varies broadly, but most share the common need to be flexible and scalable, while operating at lowest possible costs with the highest possible efficiencies. We understand that distribution operations, material handling systems specifically, are often a key competitive differentiator for 3PLs and our team of experts work hard to partner in developing creative and innovative solutions that help you, our 3PL clients, sell. Our team understands the needs of our 3PL client partners and works with each to understand their own unique distribution characteristics. Whether your needs are short-term, long-term, or both, our goal is to develop, design and implement material handling solutions to meet your business demands.

Parts Distribution Solutions

For parts distributors, our team designs, provides and implements a wide range of material handling solutions that save time, money and space. The parts industries and applications we serve vary dramatically, from automotive aftermarket order fulfillment to warranty/repair parts shipments to internal parts distribution within a production environment. We understand that parts distribution challenges typically include high SKU counts, varying order characteristics and stringent customer service demands. We also know the importance of optimizing storage and handling in parts distribution, and we offer a wide range of material handling solutions to best meet your business goals.

More Ways to Optimize Your Business

The Right Powered
Equipment

Naumann/Hobbs carries an extensive fleet of forklifts and powered equipment for purchase, new and used, or rental from over 15 different manufacturers to meet your business needs and budget. We specialize in helping you find the right material handling equipment with targeted solutions to maximize your existing resources. 

Design
& Layout

In order to engineer the best design & layout solution for you, Naumann/Hobbs learns everything about your business and applications, including your staffing resources and processes, as well as your space, facilities, equipment, technology, and existing systems.

The Right Powered
Equipment

Naumann/Hobbs carries an extensive fleet of forklifts and powered equipment for purchase, new and used, or rental from over 15 different manufacturers to meet your business needs and budget. We specialize in helping you find the right material handling equipment with targeted solutions to maximize your existing resources. 

Design
& Layout

In order to engineer the best design & layout solution for you, Naumann/Hobbs learns everything about your business and applications, including your staffing resources and processes, as well as your space, facilities, equipment, technology, and existing systems.

Project
Management

The right project management processes can increase productivity and efficiency and make everything you do easier, from end to end of your operations. Our Naumann/Hobbs project managers excel at implementing material handling solutions for all kinds of businesses and facilities.

Storage
Products

The right project management processes can increase productivity and efficiency and make everything you do easier, from end to end of your operations. Our Naumann/Hobbs project managers excel at implementing material handling solutions for all kinds of businesses and facilities.

Project
Management

The right project management processes can increase productivity and efficiency and make everything you do easier, from end to end of your operations. Our Naumann/Hobbs project managers excel at implementing material handling solutions for all kinds of businesses and facilities.

Storage
Products

From storage racks for every kind of need to automated systems, pallet jacks, mezzanines, conveyors, docks, pallet racks, and doors, Naumann/Hobbs has everything you need to track and move materials around your space efficiently and effectively.

Find Your Solution

Whether you are looking to purchase equipment, interested in a fully customized optimization for your business and warehouse, need a consultation, or have a question, Naumann/Hobbs is here to help.