Automotive

By Bob Trebilcock · July 31, 2014
Automotive OEM Diversity Vuteq deployed an innovative WMS on iPads adapted for the DC. The result is improved quality and a satisfied customer.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 1, 2014
Diversity Vuteq’s associates rely on a highly visual, iPad-friendly WMS to verify the accuracy of orders going to Toyota’s assembly plant.
By Jeff Berman · June 26, 2014
CEVA said it will provide inbound transportation logistics services for Ford’s Coldwater, Michigan-based Coldwater Origin Distribution Center (ODC), adding that its transportation operations will be based in various Michigan locations and provide pickup and delivery to the Coldwater ODC.
By MMH Staff · March 3, 2014
Unified designs, manufacturers and markets overhead light rail workstations primarily used in automotive and other industrial applications.
By MMH Staff · January 15, 2014
New structure unifies more than 14 brands and business units.
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2014
A new sealed edge technology creates a more efficient alternative to using typical edge designs of plastic corrugated sheets used for divider sets that hold automotive parts.
<p>Survey respondents represent a range of industries and disciplines, and 91% say they like their jobs. The same 91% said they would recommend the materials handling profession to others.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · November 1, 2013
Compensation continues to climb steadily upward in the materials handling industry, which is overwhelmingly populated with satisfied veteran employees.
By Sara Pearson Specter · May 1, 2013
Manufacturers respond to industry trend to color code bins and totes for inventory management.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2012
Mezzanine expands into facility addition without disrupting daily operations for Mercedes-Benz.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2012
At Toyota’s Kentucky assembly plant, automatic tuggers, carts and AGVs are part of a winning assembly system that competes on a global basis.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 1, 2012
Automatic tuggers and carts are moving materials once handled by conventional industrial trucks.
By MMH Staff · August 10, 2012
Industry trade group reports more than 10,000 industrial robots for nearly $750 million sold in North America in the first half of the year.
By MMH Staff · July 17, 2012
The University of Michigan School of Nursing study found significant differences between measured and perceived hearing loss, and suggests health care providers need better methods of testing and protecting hearing among factory workers.
By MMH Staff · June 12, 2012
RMT Robotics adds MIBA as an official partner in the sale and promotion of ADAM mobile robots.
By Lorie King Rogers · June 1, 2012
It’s been a rough road for the automotive industry, but production is increasing. To keep pace, auto manufacturers are focusing on lineside delivery strategies that get the right product to the right operator at the right time.

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