MHS Names New Head of North America Parcel Division

SVP John Sorensen Succeeds MHS Co-Founder Greg Judge MHS (, a single-source provider of material handling automation and software solutions, today announced that it has named Senior Vice President John Sorensen as the head of its North America Parcel division. Sorensen succeeds MHS Co-Founder Greg Judge, as Greg steps down from his position as the company’s […]

The Often-Underestimated Role of a Forklift Driver in Warehousing

by Ryan Sanicki Ryan is a Junior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. As a Supply Chain Management major with a minor in Business Analytics, he aspires to a career as a Supply Chain Analyst/Executive Companies can completely tune out the people who are doing physical work for the company: those doing that work are the […]

Lithium-Ion Drive Systems for the Food Industry

Extreme temperature zones, seasonal peaks, special hygiene requirements – the food industry is governed by very special rules and poses unique challenges for intralogistics. The KION Group brands offer concepts that respond to these challenges with an energy-efficient solution: lithium-ion technology. When it is -18 Celsius… What sounds like a mild summer’s day in the […]

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, […]

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