Record number of robots ordered in first half of 2016
Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.
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By Jeff Berman · October 24, 2016
The Teamsters said that a strike by UPS aircraft mechanics would halt the company’s global shipping operation, noting that the company delivers more than 1.6 million packages a day during the lead-up to the holidays.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
By offering excellent sight lines, the durable system provides users the versatility they need to clean their entire facilities.
By Jeff Berman · October 24, 2016
Set to take effect October 24 and begin operations next April, the carrier members of the Ocean Alliance include: COSCO Shipping, CMA CGM, Evergreen Marine, and Orient Overseas Container Line Limited (OOCL).
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
The system maximizes productivity, lowers operational costs and increases gross profit margins.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
As a cost-effective solution for stacking empty pallets, the solution has improved employee health and productivity.
By Jeff Berman · October 21, 2016
Carloads were down 6.1 percent annually at 262,702, and intermodal containers and trailers were off 2.2 percent annually at 269,234.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
Gossner Foods conserves energy, space and money with new storage system.
By Patrick Burnson · October 21, 2016
Management consultants at McKinsey & Company, maintain that the parcel market in the U.S. is set to double by 2025, with Same-day delivery and instant delivery to accounting for one-fifth of the demand. Furthermore, a new study reveals that one in two customers is willing to pay extra for faster delivery.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
ESKO to sponsor Clemson University’s Consumer-Driven Package Design exhibit.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
Pharma Expo 2016 (Nov. 6–9; McCormick Place, Chicago), co-located with Pack Expo International will provide two educational platforms to address key trends and issues along the pharmaceutical supply chain.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
PMMI’s 2016 State of the Industry Report forecasts U.S. shipments of packaging machinery to reach $8.5 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 2.4 percent.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2016
Through this partnership Brambles will provide supply chain knowledge, in-kind contributions, volunteers and donations to help finance GFN operations, in an effort to reduce hunger, poverty, malnutrition and food waste globally.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
By improving its working environment, the manufacturer has been able to store more in less space and reduce item damage by 25%.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
The device, known as Pick-Plank, has transformed standard pallet storage into dynamic pallet storage.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
The mezzanine’s audible alarm, which features a flashing LED light, instantly alerts operators of open gates.

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