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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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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 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
By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
Electric equipment offers more data, which is only as good as the practices to apply it.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern's Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) team sat down with Kevin Elmore, Service Technician at Arbon Equipment Corporation
By Bridget McCrea · December 13, 2016
Here are five key developments to watch as executive and continuing education make their way into the broader supply chain.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2016
Attachments can impact a forklift’s rated capacity, but by how much? Too many equipment users don’t know the answer. Lift truck safety equipment to help reduce risk. Forklift safety features
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2016
Whether in existing facilities or new ones, mezzanines are a critical tool in the industry’s effort to optimize space.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 13, 2016
REI’s new Arizona LEED Platinum, Net Zero Energy facility brings together two automation technologies to manage store replenishment and e-commerce fulfillment at the same workstation.
By Sara Pearson Specter · December 2, 2016
Metal, paper, composite wood pallets fill niche needs in unit-load handling.
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2016
Wood pallet manufacturers that use PDS may now affix a USDA Certified Biobased Product label to their PDS-made pallets showing they are 100% biobased products.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Following the rapid development of fleet management solutions and a flurry of adoption, the lessons learned are informing a new vision of how best to optimize a fleet.
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
Freezers are often separate both physically and from a fleet management perspective, but some of the biggest savings lie inside those insulated walls.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
New forklifts handle seasonal peaks in production and temperature.

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