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By Michael Levans · October 10, 2017
Find out the latest news on innovation in the Materials Handling industry for the month of October 2017.
By MMH Staff · October 9, 2017
The system can handle up to 2,500 pounds and travel more than 300 feet per minute, improving material delivery.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
No picking technology can do everything, so it’s important to let the profiles of SKUs and orders pick the right solution.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
Manufacturer moves parts through facility with robots and moves humans to value-added tasks.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
Pallets, one of the oldest links in the supply chain, are poised to deliver far more than product as they evolve into a connected world.
By Josh Bond · September 5, 2017
As batteries are shuffled around a fleet, any hope of tracking them—or their abusers—is lost. Or, is it?
By Sara Pearson Specter · September 5, 2017
A new closure device is allowing for repeated and damage-free reuse of corrugated cartons.
By Phil R. Hebert, Senex Associates · August 24, 2017
Your MRO Warehouse layout and maintenance is a reflection of your company’s attitude about its business. In a pre-award audit of your facility, would prospective customers/clients be favorably impressed, or would you be the cause of the lost business because you’ve got a mess going on?
By Michael Levans · August 4, 2017
If there’s one piece of equipment that deserves the majority of our attention for a given month it would have to be the lift truck—what we traditionally call the backbone, the workhorse, the most fundamental piece of equipment to be found in any materials handling operation.
By Peter Moore · August 3, 2017
This new generation of buyers and analysts will have more visibility into not only their own order status, but also to a rapidly evolving marketplace and the forces that are making an impact on costs and services globally.
By Patrick Burnson · August 3, 2017
AsiaInspection (AI), a global provider of quality control services for businesses importing from the Pacific Rim, maintains that logistics managers should pay more attention to risk—irrespective of region.
By Michael Levans · August 2, 2017
The staff of Logistics Management (LM) is honored to present the logistics and transportation community with the results of the “34th Annual Quest for Quality Survey.”
By Peter Moore · July 7, 2017
We’ve seen mergers of brokers and acquisitions by third-partly logistics providers (3PLs) indicating that this is a market with room for margin exploitation.
By Mike Levans · July 6, 2017
Logistics Management (LM) has once again devoted a significant portion of its July issue to putting the “Annual State of Logistics Report (SoL)” into context for logistics managers.
By Josh Bond · June 6, 2017
Some ergonomic features are basics verging on standard and others are becoming more requested.

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From the October 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
An early adopter, Rochester Drug Cooperative is using robotic piece-picking technology to complement picking of slow-moving items. System report for Rochester Drug Cooperative, Robotic picking and inventory management, Innovative distribution center robotics solutions , IAM Robotics case study
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