Toyota calls for material handling research proposals

DC Velocity

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

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

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?

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.

Clark Material Handling appoints new authorized dealer in Philadelphia market

DC Velocity

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

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

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

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.

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.

Toyota Material Handling adds battery vendor to forklift parts program

DC Velocity

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

How Mobile Cart Technology Expedites Materials Handling Activities

Cerasis

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.

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

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

Witron earnings rise 6.2 percent on demand for material handling systems

DC Velocity

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

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

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

ATSG subsidiary LGSTX acquires materials handling specialist TriFactor

The LoadStar

ATSG subsidiary LGSTX Services has acquired material handling systems integrator TriFactor Distribution Services. The post ATSG subsidiary LGSTX acquires materials handling specialist TriFactor appeared first on The Loadstar.

Year in Review: Top materials handling news in 2018

Logistics Management

In a healthy but fiercely competitive landscape, technology continues to play a pivotal role in the ongoing digital transformation of supply chains big and small

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

Case Study: Materials Handling to Maximize Heavy-Duty Application

Logistics Business Magazine

One of the most crucial ingredients in the materials handling industry is the safe transportation of packaged goods from origin to destination. The company handles between 20-25 cardboard coils per day, working in two shifts between 07:00 and 24:00.

Crown Celebrates 40th Anniversary as Southeast Asia’s Leading Material Handling Equipment Solutions Provider

Logistics Manager

Crown Equipment Corporation is one of the world’s largest material handling companies with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown is one of the leading material handling company in the world.

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

Material Handling & Logistics Conference: Day 2.

Logistics Management

Can we talk about robots? And, not just robots. Let’s add Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to the conversation, all of which have been on the menu at this year’s conference

Material Handling & Logistics Conference: Day 1

Logistics Management

The future of work, robotics and artificial intelligence were on the first morning’s agenda

Making the Case: Total Material Handling Fleet Optimization

Logistics Management

While cost reductions will vary by site and fleet health, the first step is to develop a fleet management data foundation to support decision-making

Windsor Materials Handling Acquires Southampton-based Geolift

Logistics Business Magazine

Windsor Materials Handling is expanding into the South coast area of the UK following the acquisition of Southampton-based material handling equipment supplier, Geolift.

Trump's tariffs on steel imports could cause price hike in material handling equipment

DC Velocity

Potential impact would be muted by strong demand for warehouse products to handle e-commerce orders, consultant says. Strategy

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?

FLTA Reveals Materials Handling’s “Biggest Mistake”

Logistics Business Magazine

Fork Lift Truck Association Peter Harvey MBE explains: “It’s material handling’s biggest mistake and it’s an easy one to make. The post FLTA Reveals Materials Handling’s “Biggest Mistake” appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. The UK’s Fork Lift Truck Association is urging companies employing forklifts to use caution when appointing new suppliers.

Toyota Material Handling Hires Jungheinrich Exec as Germany MD

Logistics Business Magazine

Toyota Material Handling Europe has appointed Jan Lorenz as the new Managing Director for the significant German sales organisation, Toyota Material Handling Deutschland. “We

Modern Materials Handling’s Top 20 supply chain software suppliers in 2018

Logistics Management

While the top of the list remains stable, up-and-comers are mixing up the software landscape with Cloud capabilities that traditional vendors are working to replicate

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

New Management Board Member Named by Linde Material Handling

Logistics Business Magazine

Christian Harm (50) has been appointed to the Management Board of Linde Material Handling for a period of four years with effect from January 1, 2019. The post New Management Board Member Named by Linde Material Handling appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Triple Accreditation Status Gained by STILL Materials Handling

Logistics Business Magazine

STILL Materials Handling now has triple accreditation with its newly awarded ISO 14001 (Environmental) and ISO 45001 (Health and Safety) accreditations which will sit alongside their already existing ISO 9001 (Quality) certificate.

Online Configurator to Design for Material Handling Equipment

Material Handling and Logistics

UNEX Manufacturing has introduced the UNEX Configurator, a design tool that generates a 3-D image and bill of materials for users’ custom carton flow solutions