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Rise of warehouse automation changes site selection plans for e-commerce DCs
Fully autonomous logistics still decades away, but robots are already changing warehouse floor plans, ceiling heights, Cushman and Wakefield says.
Police screen for speeding trucks in summer safety push
Effort is part of Operation Safe Driver Week, July 14-20.
Wynright to open $26 million Indiana manufacturing plant by December
Material handling systems vendor to close two Illinois sites, double sales within five years, firm says.
FMCSA rule would streamline testing for CDL license
Proposed change would grant states more flexibility in conducting skill tests for prospective truck drivers.
Mobility, partial automation dominate in the warehouse
By 2024, six out of 10 companies will use warehouse automation to enhance the human element, not replace it, Zebra Technologies study shows.
Report: Port of Oakland helps drive regional job growth
Jobs supported by the port are up 15 percent since 2010, economic impact study shows.
Tanker fleet plugs the driver-turnover leak
Liquid Trucking teams up with retention specialist Stay Metrics to stop the revolving door.
Investment in supply chain technology and automation to rise 95 percent
MHI Annual Industry Report predicts dramatic increase in investment in supply chain technologies in 2019 as the labor market continues to tighten.
ProMat keynote addresses the gender gap
The founder of Girls Who Code explains how her nonprofit organization is attracting more girls to computer science and engineering.
Robots that can go the distance (and carry that weight)
As more robots enter the warehouse work force, they're easing the physical demands on human workers while taking productivity to new levels.

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