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By MMH Staff · April 4, 2012
Greener Office delivery service implements reusable plastic containers
<p>Kiva Systems, maker of mobile robotic warehouse solutions, has been acquired by retail giant Amazon.com</p> By MMH Staff · March 19, 2012
Amazon.com, Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Kiva Systems, a developer of mobile-robotic solutions that automate eCommerce order fulfillment and warehouse operations, for $775 million.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 1, 2011
Efficiency in the warehouse has traditionally driven the distribution process. Now, some leading retailers are looking at the DC to lower the cost of operating their stores.
By Mitch Rosenberg · July 27, 2011
Kiva Systems makes its case for a new way of thinking about automation.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 15, 2010
Despite the recession, our industry is reaching an inflection point for automation.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 30, 2010
A tough economy could be good news for automation
<p>Mobile robots deliver the modules to the conveyor system</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By Bob Trebilcock · August 20, 2010
Mobile robotics is powering Office Depot’s new demand-driven distribution center.
By Jeff Berman · August 17, 2010
As part of a continuing effort to meet customer needs—and generate solutions to drive needed revenue—the United States Postal Service (USPS) is now offering shipping services at 1,083 Office Depot stores throughout the United States.
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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
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