Storage

The latest trends in materials handling storage systems and technologies including storage shelving, racks, pallets, containers and carousels.


TOP STORY
Containers for automated storage debut, along with new look, at Flexcon
In a press conference on Tuesday, Flexcon Container’s (Booth 4046) president Ken Beckerman unveiled the company’s new display design, as well as...
TOP RESOURCE
Solutions to Improve Warehouse Efficiency, Organization
While automation is on a steady upswing, space utilization and inventory control continue to be the biggest sources of inefficiency in modern-day...

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By Bob Trebilcock · March 9, 2017
Lawson Products built a new distribution center to optimize its network, package and kit products, and deliver better customer service to its branch DCs and customers.
By Bridget McCrea · March 8, 2017
The growth in e-commerce is driving changes in the rack and shelving world as engineers get more involved and traditional designs become popular again.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Initial focus will be industrial storage and retrieval hardware and software business before expanding into integrated systems.
By MMH Staff · February 8, 2017
Facility to support demand for pallet shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems.
By Josh Bond · February 7, 2017
To meet increasingly extreme demands, automated storage systems in distribution and manufacturing applications are working to take the static out of storage and keep product and enterprise on the move. Automated Storage Solutions for warehousing. Automated Storage and retreaval
By Josh Bond · February 6, 2017
A seemingly simple step, receiving is an opportunity to make or break efficiency later in the distribution process.
By Josh Bond · December 13, 2016
The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) has released its annual Top 25 List of the largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics providers in the world.
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 Josh Bond · December 11, 2016
Distributor keeps fulfillment in house with fewer workers and less space.
By MMH Staff · December 8, 2016
For both the global and North American lists, combined space under management is up more than 8.1%, as compared to the previous year's 6% global growth and 4% North American increase.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
By using vertical storage technology, M&M International improves its inventory accuracy and reduces its parts shortages.
By MMH Staff · October 19, 2016
By using an automated storage, Schrauwen has drastically increased its picking speed and improved its delivery capabilities.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2016
The system has reduced handling costs and improved profitability by eliminating 100% of manual picking labor.
By Josh Bond · September 7, 2016
As they tackle decades of disorganization, waste and neglect, storeroom managers are finding that spare parts are hiding more than just spare change. Benefits of keeping stock rooms in order. Improving Inventory management. Improving Storeroom efficiency.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · August 23, 2016
The rise of e-commerce and multi-channel fulfillment has caused distribution centers (DCs) to experience ever-growing numbers of stock-keeping units (SKUs) and more inventory turns, up to an average of nine in 2015.

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From the March 2017 Modern Materials Handling Online Issue
If the early attendee forecast is any indication, you may have already landed in Chicago for ProMat 2017 (April 3-6), the materials handling industry’s leading trade show and educational conference, sponsored by MHI.
Lawson Products: Automation that fits
Lawson’s multi-purpose distribution center
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