Material Handling Articles

North American robotics market hits record high orders in first quarter
Material handling applications help drive orders worth $402 million.
Focus on forklift safety
DC Velocity talks with National Forklift Safety Day 2016 Chair Jim Radous about the goals of the third annual safety-focused event sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association.
Warehouse market tightens under pressure of e-commerce
Relief may come with new construction in next two years, CBRE Group report shows.
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Six-pack case builder speeds craft beer to market
New packaging machine addresses the tedious, labor-intensive work of hand-erecting four- and six-pack carriers and master shipping cases.
6 River Systems lands $6 million funding to develop warehouse fulfillment robot
iRobot joins investment group supporting former Kiva Systems executives.
Clearpath launches smaller self-driving vehicle for e-commerce warehouses
Otto 100 robot to carry cases and totes around DCs.
Who's the greenest of them all?
Makers of wood, plastic, metal, and cardboard pallets all claim their products are a sustainable option. So how do you decide among them?
Dematic acquires Australian firm NDC Automation
Sydney-based company makes automated guided vehicles for warehouse automation.
Increase in warehouse, DC labor costs has ripple effect on rental rates, CBRE study finds
Dollar-an-hour wage increase equal to 37-percent jump in industrial rents, study says.
Detachable LED spotlight boosts forklift safety
Extra headlight warns warehouse workers of approaching vehicles.

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