VLM

By Josh Bond · January 12, 2017
Vertical lift modules replace a mezzanine to save space, increase speed and improve ergonomics.
By MMH Staff · October 20, 2016
By using vertical storage technology, M&M International improves its inventory accuracy and reduces its parts shortages.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2015
Vertical lift modules improve productivity, safety and security while cutting damage, wasted time and square footage.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2014
Trays with 850-pound capacities use vertical space while making die handling more ergonomic.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2014
VLMs for parts storage and kit sequencing prevent production stoppages and inventory shrinkage.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2014
High-density solution makes leftover parts easier to find and faster to retrieve.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2013
Manufacturer looking for additional floor space ends up cutting labor in half.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2012
Manufacturer cuts process footprint while enabling custom-built products to ship in 24 hours.
By Lorie King Rogers · April 1, 2012
Zimbrick European parts department relocates and reduces storage floor space while increasing worker productivity by 70%.
By Bob Trebilcock · July 28, 2011
By updating the vertical lift modules in its aftermarket parts distribution area, Mazak increased productivity by 80%, reduced labor requirements by 44% and increased part numbers by 70%
By MMH Staff · March 21, 2011
The company offers a total materials handling solution for split-case picking technology that was designed keeping in mind the need to create mixed-SKU, store-ready pallets.
By Josh Bond · December 29, 2010
Automated storage prevents workers from going around and around.
By Maida Napolitano · June 2, 2010
When it comes to the economy, not much has changed. Many supply chain analysts are calling this the new normal, with warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) routinely operating under tight budgets while still expected to satisfy increasing customer demands. With limited capital dollars, the recurring theme has been to make do with what you have; and what you have is existing space that’s only so wide and so high. So, how do you make the most of it?
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From the July 2017 Modern Materials Handling Issue
Shuttle and case dispensing technologies help Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits keep up with demand in one of the most competitive markets in the country.
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits: Designed to Last
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