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By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
One month away, the event will host 400 exhibiting companies and span more than 100,000 net square feet.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Former CEO of Swisslog Holding AG began his career in 1984.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Economic improvement, renewed business confidence and business-friendly policy changes support positive investment momentum.
By MMH Staff · January 18, 2017
Just more than a month away, more details are available on the extensive offerings at Pack Expo East 2017, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
By MMH Staff · January 17, 2017
Enterprise technology providers to collaborate on Internet of Things solutions to increase inventory visibility, track assets and improve supply chain efficiency.
By MMH Staff · January 17, 2017
Artificial intelligence adopters must prioritize leadership of workforce implications.
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 Jeff Berman · January 17, 2017
United States-bound waterborne imports had a strong end-of-the-year finish, according to data issued by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers. December shipments––at 928,535––were up 8.9 percent annually and up 0.3 percent compared to November’s 926,198. The busiest month of 2016 was August, which eclipsed the 1 million shipment mark.
By MMH Staff · January 16, 2017
Anticipated $9.2 million investment to create up to 354 jobs in the next seven years.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 16, 2017
The lighting manufacturer reaped savings by reducing maintenance costs and product damage, and using labor more productively. The bottom line: A two-year ROI.
By Roberto Michel · January 16, 2017
With labor costs and complexities rising in the face of omni-channel fulfillment, the combination of slotting and labor management system functions are helping drive better efficiencies.
By Bridget McCrea · January 15, 2017
With e-commerce sales climbing by double-digit numbers every quarter, here are some best practices warehouse and DC managers can try to work better, smarter and faster.
<p>Norm Kukuk, executive vice president of marketing for ORBIS Corporation, and new chairman of the board of directors for RPA.</p> By Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
20-year reusable packaging industry veteran Norm Kukuk named chairman of the board of directors.
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 Josh Bond · January 13, 2017
The demographics of technician hiring and retiring do not paint a pretty picture for the near- or long-term future of the technical workforce. The lift truck industry is attacking the shortage head-on with improvements and initiatives designed to grow the technicians of tomorrow—today

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