AGVs

News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) for warehouses and distributions centers.


TOP STORY
AGVs Roll into a New Role
Equipped with new sensors and smart software, automatic guided vehicles are pursuing and eliminating non-value-added movement of goods in warehouses...
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Optimizing E-commerce Returns with Automated Storage Systems
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All AGVs News
By Josh Bond · January 17, 2017
Equipped with new sensors and smart software, automatic guided vehicles are pursuing and eliminating non-value-added movement of goods in warehouses and DCs.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 13, 2017
Automatic guided vehicles have reduced lift truck traffic, created a safer environment and fully automated the movement of finished goods from production to storage in LEDVANCE’s Kentucky plant.
By Michael Levans · November 8, 2016
One of the many benefits that Modern is able to bring to warehouse and distribution center professionals is its ability to tap into Peerless Research Group (PRG), our in-house division that has the power to survey more than 80,000 readers to offer the most comprehensive market snapshots available.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Engine manufacturer replaces aging AGV system to keep workers productive. Automatic Guided Vehicles case study 2016.
By MMH Staff · November 7, 2016
Whirlpool’s fleet of robotic tuggers has created a predictable, repeatable and safe process for delivering parts to the line.
By MMH Staff · October 13, 2016
Vision-guided pallet trucks and tow tractors support fork-free environment. Whirlpool factory redesign. Seegrid integration into Whirlpool distribution center.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
Through its comprehensive software, the solution has also helped the manufacturer meet its ROI targets.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2016
Consumer demands are transforming supply chains, and a successful 3PL must be a partner in its customers’ transformations. The result: A substantial increase in services and capabilities. Third Party Logistics Tips for Success, Customer relationships and third party logistics
By MMH Staff · June 9, 2016
AGV solution wins in the 'Intralogistics Solution' category.
By Chris Lewis · June 8, 2016
Moving product through a warehouse or distribution center often comes down to the basics: casters, tuggers and carts. Innovations in these simple solutions are increasing ergonomics, productivity and safety for workers on the floor.
By MMH Staff · April 28, 2016
Solution to be introduced in the United States at the International Manufacturing Technology Show, September 12-17, 2016.
By MMH Staff · April 26, 2016
Clearpath wins silver at New York ceremony for OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2016
Clearpath Robotics (Booth 3771) unveiled the OTTO 100 autonomous self-driving vehicle in a press conference on Tuesday.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · March 17, 2016
This white paper examines how the deployment of affordable, flexible automated storage and retrieval systems can simplify reverse logistics processing.
By Bridget McCrea · March 1, 2016
A time when autonomous robots navigate the warehouse or DC unattended could be right around the corner. Is your company ready?

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