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By John Paxton · April 4, 2016
As chairman of MHI and on behalf of our officers and members, it is my privilege to welcome you to Modex 2016—the Greatest Supply Chain Show on Earth.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2016
This morning, the Georgia World Congress Center Hall B throws open its doors to more than 25,000 visitors at Modex 2016—this year’s materials handling industry’s premier trade show and educational conference, sponsored by MHI.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 3, 2016
The Modern team is in Atlanta for Modex. I'll be watching robots, shuttles, software and packaging.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2016
VSP Global turned to automated storage and robotic piece picking to increase the throughput of its state-of-the-art optical lab in California.
By Jeff Berman · April 1, 2016
ISM said that the PMI, its index used to measure growth, was 51.8 in March (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth), which topped February’s 49.5 by 2.3 percent.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 1, 2016
In VSP Optics Group’s California lab, automated storage and robotics come together to create a new way of producing glasses and to enable a new approach to the market.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
Capital expenditure plans for materials handling solutions are ebbing overall, but restrained spending on hardware is balanced by steady investment in IT solutions that tie equipment together.
By Roberto Michel · April 1, 2016
Integrated platforms for supply chain execution apps are folding in distributed order management (DOM) solutions and processes, which often need data from systems for inventory management or store labor to arrive at optimal fulfillment options for customers and retailers.
By Bridget McCrea · April 1, 2016
Focused on gaining efficiencies, maximizing available space and keeping workers safe while they’re up in the air, companies are integrating more rack, shelving and storage into their facilities.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
By refining materials handling activities between work areas, manufacturers are finding ways to piece together islands of automation into a coherent whole.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
Bottling facility meets and exceeds safety and hygiene standards with barriers, gates and bollards.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
Candy company protects temperature-sensitive materials while allowing for seasonal peaks.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
LED fixtures improve conditions in facilities, offices, parking lots and the yard.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
Fortune 50 company’s regional DC improves efficiencies and reduces tardiness.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2016
Optimal fleet management is only possible when those responsible for operators and assets are on the same page.

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