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Global AGV market to reach $7.3 billion by 2025
Growing demand for material handling equipment will boost AGV market over next seven years, study shows.
DHL eCommerce opens $20 million sortation center to handle online shopping volume
New Jersey facility serves as test bed for automation, could inspire similar approach in Los Angeles and Chicago.
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2019 Trend Watch: Livin' in the future
The race toward automation continues, as a rise in goods-to-person fulfillment, increased adoption of warehouse execution systems, and greater use of autonomous mobile robots top the list of material handling technology trends to watch in 2019.
Kroger picks Cincinnati for first grocery e-commerce DC
Ocado will provide warehouse automation, as partners plan network of 20 sites.
Robots to the rescue
When peak season rolled around each year, workers at Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe's DC struggled to keep up with orders. Automated equipment and robotic pickers have changed all that.
Go with the flow to improve fulfillment in the DC
Waveless fulfillment systems create a continuous flow of orders through the distribution center, answering today's call for more nimble material handling solutions.
Kroger advances plan to partner with Ocado on e-grocery DCs
U.S. grocer to pick sites for first three facilities within weeks, go live with $113 million project within two years.
Rite-Hite introduces interior door control panel
Low-voltage panel also improves safety.
Sealed Air, Cubiscan team up to optimize packaging
Sales and marketing agreement aims to expand market reach and provide customers with better omnichannel packaging and shipping solutions, companies say.

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