North American stevedore orders 15th Konecranes forklift truck

In February, QSL company bought its fifteenth Konecranes forklift in five years. They’ve been helping to build the Konecranes presence in North America as they’ve expanded to new locations around the continent. “We like Konecranes because their lift trucks can be purpose-built for the stevedoring industry,” says Mario Gagné, QSL’s Manager, Asset … [Read more...]

Kalmar SmartPort process automation to help Termont Montréal enhance efficiency at two Canadian terminals

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply container terminal operator Termont Montréal Inc. (Termont) with a suite of Kalmar SmartPort process automation solutions for its cargo-handling equipment fleet. The order, which also includes service deployment, configuration, and ongoing support, was booked in Cargotec's 2020 Q1 order … [Read more...]

Automated guided vehicles for Dahlhausen Medizintechnik

Respiratory equipment specialist relies on automation by Jungheinrich Automated guided pallet transport between incoming goods and logistics area Two ERC 213a vehicles feature advanced safety and navigation Technology Dahlhausen Medizintechnik GmbH commissioned Jungheinrich to automate its pallet transport between the new incoming … [Read more...]

Dematic AGV System Boosts Productivity for World’s Largest Fresh Dairy Company

Intralogistics innovator Dematic has announced the rollout of a new automated guided vehicle (AGV) solution for Lactalis Australia to achieve increased productivity at its Lidcombe Milk Site in New South Wales. Lactalis Australia (formerly Parmalat) is owned and operated by the Lactalis Group, a third-generation, French family-owned business. … [Read more...]

Dematic Helps Leading Grocer Respond to COVID-19 with Software that Enables Social Distancing

Company Acts Quickly to Meet Critical Customer Business Need While Supporting the Health and Safety of Front-Line Employees ATLANTA, GEORGIA – May 14, 2019 — Demand for online grocery has reached unprecedented heights due to COVID-19 as people everywhere adhere to social distancing and shelter-in-place directives, with e-grocery site visits up … [Read more...]

Raymond 8250 Pallet Truck Earns Plant Engineering Product of the Year Award

GREENE, N.Y. — The Raymond® Model 8250 pallet jack, powered by lithium-ion technology, was chosen as a Plant Engineering Product of the Year Award winner in the material handling systems category. This award recognizes new products that advance innovation in the manufacturing industry. The Raymond 8250 pallet jack was chosen for its ability to … [Read more...]

New options and standard features available for Toyota Material Handling’s Class III product lineup

More than 190 options and performance-improving specifications will be released in 2020 COLUMBUS, Ind. (May 4, 2020) – Toyota Material Handling (TMH), has announced more than 190 options that will become available in 2020 across most of its Class III models. The first 150 were released in March and an additional 40 options will become … [Read more...]

JLT Mobile Computers widens its rugged range with near‑indestructible barcode scanners for use in manufacturing and logistics

Expansion of product lineup adds one-stop shopping and support for dedicated ultra-rugged near and extended range handheld scanners   Växjö, Sweden, 29 April 2020 * * * JLT Mobile Computers, a leading supplier of reliable computers for demanding environments, announces the addition of a family of ultra-rugged barcode scanners for use … [Read more...]

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 warehouse workers, … [Read more...]

Interest in maintenance-free EnerSys batteries in synch with broader industry trends

With the current trade show season currently suspended thanks to COVID-19, I’m already feeling nostalgic. One of the advantages of attending a trade show is getting up close to the latest technologies - oftentimes getting the scoop before they have been commercially released.  Case in point, EnerSys®, demonstrated a wireless battery charging … [Read more...]