A battery revolution?
A battery revolution?
Lithium-ion batteries may be on the verge of a breakthrough in the material handling market, as prices inch down and warehouse and DC managers seek lower-maintenance, higher-productivity solutions.

Logistics gives back
Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space.

No brick-and-mortar meltdown during holiday, panelists say at NRF convention
Amazonclypse failed to materialize, experts say. Momentum of strong sales could continue thanks to hurricane recovery, cold snap spending, tax reform.

It was "no-win November" for our DCV Rocks contest
Send us your December-issue answers by midnight Pacific time to be entered into our next prize drawing.



News & Exclusives »
MHI's focus on fostering deeper engagement between suppliers and buyers
MHI's focus on fostering deeper engagement between suppliers and buyers
We are joined by Brian Reaves, executive vice president at MHI, to discuss what the new Solutions community means to MHI as well as the group goals, mission, and accomplishments to date.
Viewer Contributed »
Do You Want to Build a Christmas Tree? Happy Holidays from Bastian Solutions!
Do You Want to Build a Christmas Tree? Happy Holidays from Bastian Solutions!
Your facility might be closing for the holidays, but you never know what might happen when the lights go out. Creating the perfect Christmas tree is a fun tradition for all ages, whether people or robots!
Webcasts »
Transportation Management: Strategies and Tactics of Top Performers
Transportation Management: Strategies and Tactics of Top Performers
Watch this webinar to learn what shapes the thinking, strategies and tactics of the top transportation management performers.


Port of LA sets new record with 2017 container throughput
Volume was supported by investments in supply chain efficiencies, new technology use, and terminal upgrades, port says.
Interroll Thailand to move into larger facility
Expansion will move conveyor production closer to target markets in Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Myanmar, firm says.

Zebra launches mobile computer lines for Android
Handheld and vehicle-mounted models support transition from Microsoft Windows OS.




DEMATIC ANNOUNCES NEW SOLUTION FOR MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCTIVITY
GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN - January 16, 2017 — Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, today announces a new solution for customers looking to save space and improve product handling...

Industrial Printer Market: Future Demand, Market Analysis & Outlook to 2025
Industrial printing typically involves applying ink to surface of a product to add aesthetic or functional value...

HighJump Unveils Support for Seller Fulfilled Prime at NRF Big Show 2018
Global supply chain leader provides only WMS enabling SMBs, enterprises and 3PLs to capitalize on Amazon's merchant fulfillment program NEW YORK - January 14, 2018 - HighJump, a global provider of supply chain solutions, today announces support for Seller Fulfilled Prime, Amazon's program allowing retailers and manufacturers to deliver directly to customers from their own fulfillment centers...

Electronic Invoicing: European Union directives bring new efficiencies and cost savings to shipping Electronic Invoicing: European Union directives bring new efficiencies and cost savings to shipping
Read this white paper to see how you can mitigate the risks and reap the benefits of e-invoicing sooner than required.
Presented by: U.S. Bank
Soft Automation in the Warehouse Soft Automation in the Warehouse
Soft Automation offers the ability to hone an operation's best practices in order to create and execute a stream-lined system ensuring standards are met and repeated across the distribution network.
Presented by: Optricity
Calculating the True Cost of a Mispick Calculating the True Cost of a Mispick
This white paper outlines a calculation for estimating the true cost of mispicks in order fulfillment to an operation.
Presented by: Kardex Remstar









Tracking success
Tracking success
Stemco moves to T-Matics Command to better monitor performance and provide driver accountability for its Toyota forklift fleet. The decision is already paying big dividends.
Sponsored by Toyota