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...]

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...]

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...]

Interroll intensifies exchange of expertise with digital channels

Sant'Antonino, Switzerland. April 21, 2020. Exchange of information and experience at the click of a mouse: Interroll is expanding and deepening interactive contact with its customers with new online services. From now on, training events for customers can be easily booked and conducted via the Internet, meetings with experts can be organized, and … [Read more...]

SKY HOOK Provides Manufacturers with Immediate Lifting Solution for Social Distancing Requirements

Maintaining efficiency with a limited or restricted workforce has never been more paramount. With the widespread impact of COVID-19, many companies have temporarily closed their doors or made changes for personal safety, including employees working from home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus. Essential businesses, however, that … [Read more...]

Seegrid Raises $25 Million in Growth Equity

G2VP invests in Seegrid to accelerate new product development and fund growth initiatives PITTSBURGH, PA  — Seegrid, the leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, today announced that it has closed a $25 million growth equity investment from G2VP, a venture capital firm focused on investing in industrial technology … [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...]

Products on Pallets: 5 Ways to Make Sure Disasters Don’t Happen

In the global supply chain, wooden pallets provide a secure base for storing and moving products and are often handled on a daily basis. While a pallet that is in top condition can safely hold multiple boxes and heavy merchandise, problems like incorrect stacking, inappropriate usage, or unnoticed damage can result in a pallet collapse that … [Read more...]