Toyota calls for material handling research proposals

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Material HandlingSubmit ideas to Toyota by Dec. 15 for a chance at $500,000 in research funding.

6 Benefits of Automated Material Handling

Cerasis

That’s why facilities managers and decision makers everywhere are exploring the benefits of automated material handling. The post 6 Benefits of Automated Material Handling appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Automation Logistics Automated Material HandlingIn the logistics and supply chain industries, every edge counts.

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Autonomous Material Handling Vehicle

Material Handling and Logistics

Seegrid has launched a vision guided vehicle, a data analytics and reporting offering, and enhanced functionality of its Seegrid Supervisor fleet management software

Fetch Robotics adds two models for material handling operations

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Material HandlingCartConnect and RollerTop robots can be integrated into any warehouse workflow, Fetch says.

Retail Will Boost Demand for Material Handling Containers

Material Handling and Logistics

However, the reusability of material handling containers will also prevent further growth for new units

Clark Material Handling appoints new authorized dealer in Philadelphia market

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Material HandlingPennsylvania Industrial Equipment joins the company's dealer network.

Material Handling Talent Trends for 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Here are seven talent trends that will help to shape the material handling and logistics workforce this year

Electric-Powered Material Handling Vehicles

Material Handling and Logistics

Hamilton Caster's series of four industrial e-Power pushers are designed to push or pull in-plant trailers with load capacities between 3,000 and 100,000 lbs

Witron earnings rise 6.2 percent on demand for material handling systems

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Material HandlingCompany cites rising demand in store, online, and omnichannel business in Europe and U.S.

Material Handling in the Digital Factory: A Look Ahead

Material Handling and Logistics

Material handling is playing a vital role in the emergence of the digital factory, as data analytics reshapes the workforce

Material Handling Tips That Every Factory Worker Must Know About

Morai Logistics

Safety in factories is paramount—here are some material handling tips for factory workers. So, with further ado, here is their guest blog on material handling. It is common to see workers handling or moving materials in a factory. However, if it is not done right, it will result in accidents, pain or handling ailments like repetitive strain injury. The dangers of improper handling, storing or moving materials are plenty.

Comprehensive Material Handling from Dock Door to Warehouse Floor

Logistics Business Magazine

Crown, one of the world’s largest material-handling companies, has expanded its product offering to provide customers with an extensive range of warehouse solutions, helping them improve throughput, enhance efficiency and reduce costs.

EcoVadis Medal for Linde Material Handling

Logistics Business Magazine

For the second time, Linde Material Handling has been awarded a gold medal in the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating in recognition of its efforts towards sustainability.

Uncovering Cost Savings in Material Handling and Fleet Management

Talking Logistics

Jeff Burns, President at Kenco Material Handling Solutions discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What does “fleet management” mean for material handling and distribution folks? Podcast version (click to play): The post Uncovering Cost Savings in Material Handling and Fleet Management appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Intelligent Material Handling Control System

Material Handling and Logistics

Universal Logic has introduced Neocortex 5.0, an AI software platform designed as a general purpose control system

3 Factors Affecting Growth of Automated Material Handling

Cerasis

Automated material handling systems reduce—and sometimes eliminate—the need for human intervention in industrial tasks. Research , in fact, shows the North American market for automated material handling is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.1% Let’s examine some of the driving factors for growth of automated material handling in the years to come and explore what this means for manufacturing operations: Advanced Technologies.

Toyota Material Handling adds battery vendor to forklift parts program

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EnerSys to join Starlift network to service industrial trucks and vehicles. Lift Trucks

Seegrid adds latest self-driving vehicle for materials handling

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Vision guided tow tractor designed to interface with data analytics platform and fleet management software. Robotics

AmeyBriggs Wins UK MoD Materials Handling Maintenance Deal

Logistics Business Magazine

AmeyBriggs has secured a new contract to maintain and manage the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) fleet of construction and materials handling equipment, and other key plant, until 2027. Forklift Technology Materials Handling & Warehousing

Smart Solution for Material Handling Tech

Material Handling and Logistics

Lenze Americas has introduced a fully-integrated solution that provides plant operators with an energy-efficient alternative for many conveyor applications

Introducing Tech to Material Handling: Consider the Human Element

Material Handling and Logistics

New technology implementations need to embrace an approach that is attentive to human factors and ergonomics

Three Ways Material Handling Equipment Is Changing with Rise of E-Commerce

Talking Logistics

As online sales become increasingly popular, the growth of e-commerce has impacted every part of the supply chain, and material handling equipment (MHE) and fleet services are no different. With more and more brands looking to develop their e-commerce capabilities, their needs for moving and handling inventory are shifting as well. While direct-to-consumer is expanding, there is still a need to handle large volume orders.

21 of the Latest and Greatest Material Handling Equipment

Material Handling and Logistics

Take a look at the latest material handling equipment from barcode scanners to lane changers to automated dumping

Material Handling and Fleet Management: Uncovering Opportunities for Cost Savings and Other Business Benefits

Talking Logistics

One area that many companies overlook for potential benefits is material handling and fleet management. That’s one of the key questions I addressed with Jeff Burns, President of Kenco Material Handling Solutions , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. That includes all material handling equipment within a warehouse, distribution center or manufacturing site, such as forklifts, personnel carriers, yard spotters, sweepers, and booms.

Change is happening in the materials handling sector

Logistics Management

Software will drive the materials handling industry, says Dematic’s CEO

11th Annual Material Handling Professional Salary Survey

Logistics Management

Materials handling professionals are as committed as ever to advancing the industry— although there is still plenty of room for young faces in this lucrative and fulfilling career

Would You Encourage Your Daughter to Pursue a Material Handling Career?

Material Handling and Logistics

We need to improve and evolve the culture of how we educate young women

Dematic Material Handling & Logistics Conference is underway

Logistics Management

The 34th annual Material Handling & Logistics Conference is focused on the predictive revolution

Exide Launches New Lithium Material Handling Battery

Logistics Business Magazine

Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies (www.exide.com), a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions, has today unveiled its new GNB Sonnenschein Lithium Material Handling Battery, optimized for the challenges of the modern warehouse environment. Exide’s new Sonnenschein Lithium Material Handling Battery is specially designed to minimize total cost of ownership in material handling applications.

Looking to space for the next materials handling frontier

Logistics Management

NASA is looking to the materials handling industry for innovative ideas on how to handle supplies in space

Materials Handling Innovation Matters More Than Ever

Logistics Management

This is no longer your father’s materials handling industry. Leading suppliers are developing a culture of innovation, leading to new solutions for new challenges

20 Material Handling Tools to Lift You Up

Material Handling and Logistics

Take a look at the latest material handling equipment from the directory that will make work a breeze again Feeling the weight of production dragging you down?

Batteries for Material Handling Equipment Market to See 5% Annual Growth Through 2024

Material Handling and Logistics

The industrial internet of things (iIoT) has great potential for quality control, sustainable practices, supply chain support and efficiency

How Mobile Cart Technology Expedites Materials Handling Activities

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Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post How Mobile Cart Technology Expedites Materials Handling Activities appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics and warehousing companies are facing unprecedented business challenges in 2018. E-commerce and globalization are increasing the level of competition for distribution centers every day.

Nibbling at the Edges: Toyota Material Handling's Plan for IoT Success

Material Handling and Logistics

The world's largest forklift producer is following a course that will eventually create a full-scale digital revolution for the company. Along the way, it has defined a workable IoT strategy that can get any manufacturer moving