Conference Reports

IT, IT everywhere, but few people around to service it, MHI-Deloitte survey concludes
Lack of qualified labor to manage sophisticated systems may hamper IT innovation, survey finds.

Honeywell dives into software

Wozniak voices concern over reach of artificial intelligence; sees great supply chain potential in wearables, drones

Lithium-ion batteries ready for the commercial lift truck market

Toyota and I.D. Systems develop new wireless industrial vehicle management system

Wavelink showcases mobile device management capabilities

Cognex vision tool detects faulty labels

Opex demonstrates Perfect Pick robotic picker

Viastore solves 3PL efficiency issues with improved automation

Schaefer speeds workflow with Navette shuttle

Bastian Solutions acquires Forte Engineering to gain a foothold in liquor distribution

MHI launches safety initiative to protect workers and equipment

Hyster focuses on customization, collaboration with customer

New Rite-Hite product responds to rise in intermodal shipments

Wildeck launches four new products

Hyundai will add more distribution lift trucks in 2016

Steel King rolls out self-closing safety gate

Whole Foods CEO urges material handling executives to do business with a conscience

Associated to host Loyola Chicago’s supply chain conference

Voxware pushes beyond the pick with new supply chain analytics, modeling program

Jungheinrich makes battery changing easy

Three trends converge to make packaging a critical success factor

Lucas Systems launches mobile work execution solution

Beumer debuts parcel sorter at ProMat

Datalogic demonstrates six-side scanner for visual imaging

HighJump promotes Retail Advantage

VWare Software Suite from SI Systems saves time with “wraparound” design

Unique features distinguish mail-order fulfillment bagger

Newcastle Systems unveils line of lighter lithium-ion batteries to power mobile workstations

Witron develops solution for multichannel food distribution

Modula brings VLM manufacturing back to U.S.

JBT's new JayBoT is an AGV for the rest of us

Pcdata launches SmartGlass wearable picking technology

Westfalia launches warehouse execution system

Rack manufacturer highlights three key industry trends

Consensus is in: Internet of Things is the "next big thing"
New study shows that more than nine out of 10 transportation and logistics companies believe IoT to be vital to their future.

First voice-directed vertical storage unit announced at ProMat

For Orbis, good things come on small pallets

Yale introduces lithium-ion walkie

UniCarriers tailors lift truck model for cross-docking and trailer loading/unloading

Intelligrated achieves record sales in 2014, introduces new shuttle design

Song of the South: West Coast pallet rack manufacturer opens new facility in Houston

Warehouse executives need to upgrade, not just replace, aging gear, Tompkins survey shows

Packsize moves beyond the box

New Manhattan Associates application lets DC managers go mobile

Muller introduces entry-level Octopus automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper

Kardex Remstar shows off sort2ship buffering and sequencing unit

TruBID system accurately measures specific gravity of battery electrolytes

Invata receives integrator award

Daifuku showcases how its robotic loader/unloader and AGV can work together

Knapp displays pick station for complex jobs

SICK showcases track-and-trace solutions

Vanderlande makes it easy to connect with technical support

TECSYS launches Visual Metrics Performance Management Suite

Barcoding Inc. "geeks out" over analytics at ProMat

Raymond unveils new products aimed at end-to-end productivity improvements

Google executive urges ProMat attendees to go all-in digital

McCue showcases its damage prevention equipment

Dearborn Mid-West brings aboard four top executives from S&S Systems

Muratec previews FX-Quad S crane

From robotic to manual: Dematic highlights range of picking systems

Frazier's Pallet Mole achieves UL certification