Material Handling Articles

Iran opens up industrial markets with logistics trade exhibition
Show follows nuclear-enrichment caps in July 2015 treaty.
NACCO, Hyster-Yale lift-truck unit, to change name effective Jan. 1
Change to Hyster-Yale Group designed to reinforce the Hyster-Yale brand.
Mentoring the next generation: interview with Mike Romano
Attracting new talent to the material handling industry—and nurturing that talent—has long been a focus of Mike Romano's efforts, both in his own company and in his work with industry organizations.
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Heat wave
Mezzanines offer a quick fix for companies seeking to expand their warehouse capacity. But special temperature control may be needed, for the sake of both workers and product.
UPS launches $300-million upgrade to Louisville ground-sort facility
Company will triple space, double sort rate to keep up with e-commerce volume.
A rich history moving forward
What will the next two decades hold for the material handling industry? Driverless trucks? Innovations in robotic systems? Products beamed from point to point in Star Trek fashion?
Starting over
Calsonic Kansei North America abandoned its old internal logistics processes and adopted a completely new approach, eliminating local drayage, building a brand-new DC, and installing custom-designed automatic guided carts. The award-winning project achieved ROI well ahead of schedule.
System Logistics Corp. opens facility for U.S. production of Modula lift modules
Italian company sees fast growth in North American warehouse automation market.
Freeze frame!
Despite the sub-zero temps, no one's complaining about working conditions in the freezer of North America's largest refrigerated warehouse. That's because it's "staffed" by a sophisticated mega-AS/RS that performs virtually all of the work.

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