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Filed in June 2011

Monday, June 06, 2011

WMS, SCMP, WCS, LMS and more - Modern’s readers offer insights into their use of software, from (alphabet) soup to nuts.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

German auto parts manufacturer febi bilstein is reaping big gains from materials handling automation. Here’s what the company learned when it automated conventional distribution processes.
Posted on 06/01 at 04:35 PM
FeaturesAutomationWitronJune 2011Automated StorageSystem ReportPermalink


Febi’s new distribution center uses unit- and tote-handling automated storage, conveyor and goods-to-person picking in an ergonomic work environment.
Posted on 06/01 at 04:00 PM
FeaturesAutomationWitronJune 2011Automated StorageSystem ReportPermalink


If you think AGVs, or automatic guided vehicles, are a mature technology, think again. Since 2005, the industry has seen an unparalleled level of innovation.

Forming a high-quality unit load is the goal of every type of palletizing process. Here’s a look at how palletizing equipment puts product into a neat palletized load so it arrives at its destination safely and in good condition.
Posted on 06/01 at 03:00 PM
FeaturesEquipment ReportPackagingJune 2011Equipment 101Equipment ReportPermalink


Tired of throwing good money after bad, fleet managers are turning to training, technology, and dealer support to better understand when to replace, repair or retire.
Posted on 06/01 at 12:48 PM
FeaturesLift TrucksForkliftsJune 2011Toyota Material HandlingYaleSupplementPermalink


Grocery co-op switches over to fuel-cell powered lift trucks to drive its fleet’s uptime to 98%.
Posted on 06/01 at 08:21 AM
FeaturesProductivity SolutionLift TrucksForkliftsJune 2011YaleFuel CellsProductivity SolutionPermalink


Fleet management reveals sometimes startling realities in companies of all sizes.
Posted on 06/01 at 08:10 AM
ColumnsLift Truck TipsLift TrucksForkliftsJune 2011Crown EquipmentLift Truck TipsPermalink


Chair of the AGVS group at MHIA talks to Modern about the industry.
Posted on 06/01 at 08:04 AM
Features60 SecondsAutomationJune 2011Automatic Guided Vehicles60 Seconds WithPermalink


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