Material Handling Articles

Battery sales manager gets a charge out of college football
When he's not selling lift truck battery chargers, Pat Bayers is out on the football field refereeing at Big Ten games.
CEMA to extend membership throughout the Americas
The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association has committed significant resources to making itself a more international organization.
Scholarship fund seeks "investors" in industry-specific education
Contributors to the Howard Bernstein Scholarship Fund help students pursuing careers in material handling, industrial engineering, logistics, and supply chain management.
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DCV video interviews feature internationally known thought leaders
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales, John Kao of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation, and MIT's Thomas Malone are just some of the leading thinkers we interviewed at MHI's 2014 Executive Summit and Annual Conference.
How to avoid a DIM future
Don't panic. Parcel dim weight pricing is coming, but there are things you can do to skirt parcel Armageddon.
R is for "robot": interview with Tom Bonkenburg
We're likely to see more robots in DCs within the decade. But Tom Bonkenburg says the first wave will probably look a lot more like driverless forklifts than R2-D2 or C-3PO.
Muratec acquires Finnish firm Cimcorp Oy
Transaction combines robotics, warehouse automation.
What to think about when you think about omnichannel
Looking to join the omnichannel revolution? Here are some things you need to consider.
How to beat the high cost of forklift, pallet truck ownership
With equipment prices on the rise, analyst offers tips for holding operating costs down.
Zoned in
Looking to stay on top of your order fulfillment game? Zone routing offers the benefits of goods-to-person picking at a fraction of the cost.

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