Material Handling Articles

Warehousing and logistics robot shipments climb fast
Study forecasts market will reach 620,000 units annually by 2021, up from 40,000 in 2016.

InVia Robotics unveils warehouse robot fleet
"Dynamic AS/RS" is designed for e-commerce fulfillment and material handling, inVia says.

ID Label Introduces Three New Labeling Solutions that Support Flexible Warehouse Inventory Tracking and Management
Designed to efficiently manage and track products, the new barcode labeling solutions allow for easy removal and repositioning of labels on racks, shelves, and totes.

Honeywell launches retail e-commerce fulfillment tools
Dimensioning scanner and voice-directed headset help retailers handle omnichannel demands, company says.

Otto Motors delivers material handling robot to Toyota
Automaker will use self-driving vehicle to handle tires in Corolla assembly plant.

Developers building mega-warehouses to handle e-commerce volume, CBRE says
Pennsylvania, California, and Texas lead the pack in DCs spanning 1 million square feet or more.

Rack-supported freezer gives fast-growing bakery room to rise
A rack-supported structure helped Vieira's Bakery solve its storage space crunch without having to erect a whole new building.

Collaborative robots make light work of order picking, grocery shopping
Automated trolleys follow pickers, shoppers on their rounds.

A razor-sharp strategy for distribution
In a reversal of the usual chain of events, e-tailer Dollar Shave Club cut ties with its 3PL and built two automated DCs so it could take charge of its own fulfillment operations.

Report: Global AGV sales will nearly triple by 2024
Leading vendors driving growth by investing in research and development.


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