MHS Names New Head of North America Parcel Division

SVP John Sorensen Succeeds MHS Co-Founder Greg Judge MHS (www.mhsglobal.com), 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 … [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...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

MAKING AUTONOMOUS ORDER PICKING A SUCCESS

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 … [Read more...]

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. … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

TrueCommerce Announces Enhancements for its Magento eCommerce Integration

Cloud-based solution now allows e-merchants to consolidate retail and online orders, manage shipments and inventory in one system PITTSBURGH, PA (December 12, 2019)—TrueCommerce, a global provider of trading partner connectivity, integration, and unified commerce solutions, has announced new upgrades for its popular integration with Adobe … [Read more...]

Interroll and Logstore deliver fully automated cell phone repair center to Grupo PLL in Brazil

Interroll and Logstore have realized a new repair center for Grupo PLL, the largest authorized service center for mobile phones and smartphones in Brazil. The facility in São Paulo, Brazil, applies an advanced Factory Repair Service concept whereby all device repair steps are automated at the same pace as within the electronics assembly … [Read more...]