Knapp Logistics Automation

By Bob Trebilcock · March 30, 2015
Conveyors, shuttles and robots were on display, but as with last year's Modex, software is where the action is in today’s materials handling industry.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2015
For years the materials handling industry has focused on providing great solutions for customers. Maintenance services are quickly becoming the next area of focus.
By MMH Staff · October 1, 2014
Joint licensing agreement for OSR Shuttle targets sequencing buffers and goods-to-person-based solutions.
<p>MRO is emerging as an area of competitive differentiation among leading automation providers, who are now touting the depth of their technical bench and their expertise at service parts management.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · September 1, 2014
For years the materials handling industry has focused on providing great solutions for its customers. Maintenance services are the next area of focus.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 18, 2014
Thoughts from the first day of the show
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2014
As Internet sales surge and customer expectations intensify, companies are working to create a web of inventory visibility, fulfillment speed and order accuracy.
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2014
New sub-company to focus on scalable shuttle solutions for medium-sized companies.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2013
Modern’s 16th annual survey of the world’s leading materials handling systems suppliers shows the top performers have held their ground, even as the rest of the list climbs steadily upward.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2013
New distribution requirements are driving dramatic changes in the way end users deploy conveyor and sortation systems. Here are a few of the most important trends impacting on today’s systems.
By George Kokoris · January 1, 2013
Mini-loads and shuttles are the engines driving new order fulfillment processes.
By MMH Staff · October 23, 2012
Film­LOC offers a patented, silicone-free plac­ard holder for label­ing and re-labeling reusable con­tain­ers and totes, racks, and other items. KNAPP pro­vides reusable man­age­ment solu­tions, includ­ing a com­pre­hen­sive sys­tem solu­tion for sort­ing all types of con­tain­ers automatically.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2012
Rather than continue to manually sort returns in its picking warehouse, Hermes Fulfillment looked to shuttle technology to increase efficiency and accuracy.
By MMH Staff · August 13, 2012
After 26 years in executive management, the Chief Executive Officer of KNAPP AG, DI Eduard Wünscher, is moving to the Supervisory Board.
By Lorie King Rogers · June 1, 2012
From unit loads to mini-loads and now micro-loads, automated storage and retrieval systems are evolving to effectively manage the changing needs of today’s order fulfillment operations.
<p>Conveyor and sortation systems are using software and controls to manage the flow of goods while distributing work in a way that eliminates bottlenecks.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · May 1, 2012
More companies are looking to materials handling automation to improve processes and lower operating costs. Modern asked 10 leading systems integrators what the future of automation might look like.

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