An Overview of Lift Truck Classification

A review of the 7 forklift classifications. These days, forklift trucks are integral to material handling in manufacturing plants, distribution centers, and other operations. The first-ever lift trucks were developed in the early 1900s. In fact, early models didn’t have forks at all. They had a single lift plate. As such, the earliest skids did […]


How can we derive even greater benefit by combining what humans do best with the advantages of autonomous technologies? What should an adaptive autonomous picking system be able to handle and what safety measures are necessary to operate vehicles autonomously in public spaces? Answers to these questions are being provided by the QBIIK research project, […]

For Third Year in a Row, Yard Management Solutions Named 2020 MHI Innovation Award Finalist

The only yard management system recognized for “Best IT Innovation”, YMS will be demonstrating their newest software features at MODEX booth #8178 Duluth, GA – February 12th, 2020 – Yard Management Solutions, the industry leader for supply chain and logistics software solutions, has once again been selected as a 2020 MHI Innovation Award Finalist. For […]

Automated Guided Vehicle system for Arvato

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions continues to advance the automation of its locations Driverless handling of all floor-level pallet transport jobs in the Harsewinkel distribution center Six Automated Guided Vehicles from Jungheinrich deliver around 400 pallets a day Harsewinkel/Hamburg: Among other things, Arvato uses its Harsewinkel location to deliver logistics services for customers in the pharmaceutical […]

Crown helps California Community News improve its productivity

California Community News provides a range of printing, inserting, packaging and distribution services for several newspaper and media companies including the Los Angeles Times Media Group. At its busy 325,000-square-foot production facility in Irwindale, Calif., millions of inserts and papers are printed and packaged each year. With a busy schedule of nearly constant production and […]

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