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Handled (automatically) with care
This photo essay provides a look at how Kumamoto-City Agricultural Cooperative handles fresh produce—like oranges—for optimum quality.
Toyota announces supply chain research grant recipients
Lift truck maker to fund projects on warehouse automation, electric vehicles, and Industry 4.0.
Clark launches line of internal combustion lift trucks
S-Series features on-board diagnostics and engine/powertrain protection monitoring.
Thinking outside the boxes
After nearly four decades of growth, The Container Store's DC had reached its limits. That's when the retailer installed a high-performance automated fulfillment system that has reshaped its entire operation.
UniCarriers Americas streamlines forklift customization
Innovative manufacturing processes lower costs and reduce lead times by over five weeks, company says.
Jungheinrich takes its show on the road
Year-long road trip will let customers test-drive energy-efficient electric forklifts at their own sites.
Planning a new DC in a narrow footprint
With a wide array of styles, sizes, and widths, shoes can be surprisingly challenging from a distribution perspective. Clarks solved the problem by rebooting its entire DC operation with high-speed automated equipment—all in a 450,000-square-foot area.
Yale announces attachment-ready lift truck line
Interface ensures proper connections to avoid malfunctions of specialized material handling devices, firm says.
A natural fit
As sales skyrocketed, a Japanese specialty skincare and nutrition company needed a better method for processing 4 million shipments a month. The natural solution: automated systems.
Thinking inside the box
Converting part of its DC to a very-narrow-aisle (VNA) configuration let the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. handle more products within the facility's existing footprint.

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