Material Handling Articles

6 River Systems raises $15 million for e-commerce fulfillment robots
Rolling "Chuck" bots collaborate with humans to provide inexpensive warehouse automation for midsized retailers and 3PLs, firm says.

Milking the benefits of voice
A photographic look inside a Hood milk production and distribution facility.

Hytrol feted at White House "Made in America" event
Company represents Arkansas to display U.S.-made product.

Robots will collaborate with warehouse workers, not replace them, vendors say
Designers look to simplify robot operations by adding video-game-based interfaces.

DCs in the footlights
"Fulfillment Center," a new play set in an e-commerce distribution center, recently opened in New York.

E-commerce growth drives DC demand in smaller markets
Warehouse rental rates in "secondary" markets like Denver, Detroit, and Portland now exceed prerecession levels, CBRE says.

DMW&H opens expanded headquarters building
New Jersey facility supports demand for material handling equipment in retail, wine and spirits, and parcel markets, company says.

SSI Schaefer introduces the SSI Carrier, a compact pocket sorter
The Carrier offers a new and efficient way to increase performance in e-commerce distribution.

Knapp expands North American headquarters
Georgia facility will host 150 new hires and demonstrate vision systems, robotics, virtual reality, driverless shuttles, and software.

Fortna to move Atlanta office into city
Company to leave Alpharetta suburb for Midtown area.

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