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Batteries and chargers: something new under the sun
Batteries and chargers: something new under the sun
Two product categories that haven't changed much in the last 10 years—batteries and chargers for lift trucks and mobile devices—are undergoing a transformation.
Daifuku to move North American headquarters
Material handling provider will add 85 new jobs in 2017 move to Novi, Mich.
Material handling market forecast to hit $148 billion in five years
Demand strongest for automated guided vehicles, automated storage/retrieval systems, Research and Markets forecast says.
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Retailers cut operating costs with "precycling"
Sealed Air urges companies to consider entire supply chain when choosing packaging.
Beauty in motion
Faced with the need to step up its fulfillment operations, a well-known beauty and cosmetics company invested in a new goods-to-person shuttle and picking system.
Got "disruptive ideas" to improve the supply chain?
DHL contest solicits ideas for self-driving delivery carts, socially responsible practices.
Honeywell acquires Intelligrated for $1.5 billion
Move positions Honeywell to provide supply chain automation products for e-commerce and home delivery.
A better, safer dock
For beverage maker Citrus Systems Inc., new dock equipment improved safety, boosted productivity, and saved money on maintenance.
It's lights out in the warehouse
Recent advances in technology have renewed the buzz about dark, or "lights-out," warehouses, where machines fill orders without human intervention. But not everybody's ready to flip the switch.
Dematic acquisition positions Kion as end-to-end North American material handling giant
German forklift firm to combine core business with Dematic's strengths in warehouse automation, systems integration.

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