Watch: Megatrends in Material Handling

Supply Chain Brain

Flexible automation, labor augmentation and longer lead times for project delivery are among the major trends in material handling, says Christian Dow, executive vice president of leadership and membership at MHI

Four Factors Fueling the Material Handling Robot Surge

Material Handling and Logistics

Key drivers include evolving consumer behavior, growing automation confidence, re-evaluating supply chain operations and cultivating a reliable workforce. Technology & Automation


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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.

Global Materials Handling joins Toyota network

Logistics Business Magazine

Toyota Material Handling UK (TMH UK) has appointed a new addition to its national dealer network. Established in 2010, Global Materials Handling is the fastest-growing independent forklift dealer in the UK’s north west.

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

DC Velocity

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

Material Handling Cart

Material Handling and Logistics

has developed a simple material handling cart that allows a manufacturer to move products from one work cell to another work cell for continued machining Creform Corp.

Five Ways Material Handling Automation Can Overcome Persistent Labor Shortages

Supply Chain Brain

We know that this labor crunch is no joke, and surging e-commerce demands, the “Great Resignation”, and supply chain disruptions have not made it any easier on companies’ bottom line. It’s clear that companies can no longer rely on abundant labor to run warehouses or factories

6 Benefits of Automated Material Handling


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.

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

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. material handling factory

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

Clark Material Handling appoints new authorized dealer in Philadelphia market

DC Velocity

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

Global Material Handling Equipment Industry

247 Customs Broker

19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Global Material Handling Equipment Industry” – [link] 1% in the… The post Global Material Handling Equipment Industry appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. New York, Nov.

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

Where Is Material-Handling Automation Heading in 2021?

Supply Chain Brain

Mobile robots are carving out an increasingly important role in material handling, especially in the era of e-commerce and the coronavirus pandemic

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.

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

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

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

CLARK Material Handling Announces Appointment of Conger Industries as Authorized Dealer


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lexington, KY – July 30, 2021 – CLARK Material Handling Company announces the appointment of Conger Industries, Inc. The post CLARK Material Handling Announces Appointment of Conger Industries as Authorized Dealer appeared first on Conger Industries Inc

Innovation: Where we’re at in materials handling

Logistics Management

Innovation is a journey. The 2021 MHI Annual Industry Report looks at where we are and where we’re going with automation and emerging technologies

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

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.

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

Seegrid adds latest self-driving vehicle for materials handling

DC Velocity

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

Toyota Material Handling Retains EcoVadis Platinum Ranking

Logistics Business Magazine

Since 2012, Toyota Material Handling Europe has been continuously assessed by EcoVadis, with focus on key topics including environment, labour & human rights, sustainable procurement and ethics. Forklift Technology Materials Handling & Warehousing award EcoVadis forklifts

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?

3 Factors Affecting Growth of Automated Material Handling


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.

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

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

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.

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

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

Exide Launches New Lithium Material Handling Battery

Logistics Business Magazine

Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies (, 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.