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 MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
The pick module has combined dynamic rack systems with conveyors and flow components to increase productivity and decrease costs.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
By using an automated storage, Schrauwen has drastically increased its picking speed and improved its delivery capabilities.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
Fillers ensure that Honeyville’s customers receive consistent, uniform blended ingredients in their applications.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
In less than two years, the semi-automatic machine has led to a return on investment, as labor costs have diminished by nearly 50%.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
Robotic palletizing improves healthcare manufacturer’s efficiency and ergonomics as its production volumes rise.
By Patrick Burnson · October 19, 2016
Hanjin’s receivership represents the trough of the container shipping market and despite continuing concerns of weak trade growth and fleet oversupply a gradual market recovery is now expected
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
The system has increased throughput by 12%, while also reducing dimensional weight shipping costs by 66%.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
As a result of the program, the manufacturer has reduced corrugated box usage and lineside space considerably.
By MMH Staff · October 18, 2016
Minimal equipment downtime helps custom manufacturer meet variable demand.
By LM Staff · October 18, 2016
Following a 5.6 cent increase last week, the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline rose another 3.6 cents to $2.481, the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) said this week.
By John D. Schulz · October 18, 2016
Trucking executives are ranking 2016 as one of the more disappointing years for the industry after having high hopes that bulging volumes and profits of last year would continue.
By MMH Staff · October 17, 2016
In response to its high rate of lift truck tire replacements, Estes uses a patented technology that reduces its trucks’ travel speed. Lift Truck maintenance scheduling
By Patrick Burnson · October 17, 2016
Two recent reports point to sustained growth for California's third largest ocean cargo gateway
By MMH Staff · October 17, 2016
The orderpicker has resulted in greater uptime and fewer battery charges, as pick rates have risen by 5%.
By John D. Schulz · October 17, 2016
Under a proposal that its high-profile Gov. Chris Christie (R) says he will sign, the state legislature is close to approving an immediate 23-cent per gallon increase in the gasoline tax. For truckers, it will be mean a 27-cent per gallon increase on diesel, effective Jan. 1.

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