Record number of robots ordered in first half of 2016
Food and consumer goods industries ordered 41% more robots than the same period in 2015.
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By Jeff Berman · October 26, 2016
A strategic partnership between Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, and Boulder, Co.-based 10-4 Systems, a logistics technology services provider of real-time visibility into supply chains was announced by the companies today.
By Jeff Berman · October 26, 2016
Aided by capacity-tightening regulations that are augmenting pricing and margins for motor carriers, the most recent of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR headed up from July to August, FTR said this week.
By MMH Staff · October 26, 2016
Founded in 1946, the company initially manufactured steel cabinets with plastic drawers for the consumer market.
By MMH Staff · October 25, 2016
Acquisition to bring ATLS technology used in Europe for 20 years to North American market.
By LM Staff · October 25, 2016
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline saw a decrease for the first time in four weeks, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.
By MMH Staff · October 25, 2016
Overall propensity to finance increased asuse of leases and secured loans grew and share of cash purchases declined.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 25, 2016
At its annual meeting, the industry association introduced new initiatives aimed at getting closer to the customer.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
Market research and consulting firm forecasts 3.3% CAGR through 2025 as plastics continue to dominate.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
Space draw event in December could account for 80% of available exhibit space at the April trade show.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
The 2016 Casebook features over 35 case studies that put the spotlight on successful innovation projects that are changing the face of productivity in the materials handling and warehousing fields
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
The redesigned cart properly fits in a cantilever racking.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
Eastman brings more than 40 years of experience in the material handling industry.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
The restraints and levelers have been used at the manufacturer’s new cheese converting facility to reduce contamination and maintain its cold chain integrity.
By Jeff Berman · October 24, 2016
The Teamsters said that a strike by UPS aircraft mechanics would halt the company’s global shipping operation, noting that the company delivers more than 1.6 million packages a day during the lead-up to the holidays.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2016
By offering excellent sight lines, the durable system provides users the versatility they need to clean their entire facilities.

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