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Kiva Systems officially rebrands as Amazon Robotics
Name change reinforces robot maker's role in enabling Amazon's expansion.
ModusLink expands end-to-end e-fulfillment site; names former Amazon executive to run project
European model is most comprehensive suite of e-fulfillment solutions in world, company says.
Infographic: A DC Benchmarking Roadmap
The results of our 12th annual study of DC metrics are in. Here's how to use the data to evaluate your own facility's performance.
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Food industry growth drives demand for cold storage
Refrigerated warehouse space rose 8 percent worldwide in the past year.
eBook offers pro tips for warehouse safety
Lantech guide looks at ways to prevent accidents and optimize work flow.
Amusing moments from ProMat
The ProMat material handling trade show in Chicago featured some interesting, even humorous, sidelights.
Warehouse performance improvement programs: What works best?
When it comes to boosting DC performance, are you better off focusing on process or technology? According to a recent study, the answer depends on whether you're a shipper or a 3PL.
Kiva Systems to be renamed Amazon Robotics
Will continue building warehouse robots for retail giant.
Swisslog acquires Forte Industries in bid to meet e-commerce demand
Merger will allow high-end automation company to provide goods-to-person material handling products.
Warehouse group names award winners, relaunches mentoring program
International Warehouse Logistics Association presents Jock Menzies Distinguished Service and Government Affairs Person of the Year awards; announces renewed focus on mentoring future leaders.

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