A leading manufacturer and distributor of critical medical and surgical supplies incorporated nearly nine years of experience with goods-to-person robots in the design of a new flagship facility.
Medline’s latest facility builds on the company’s success with automation to serve the demands of a critical industry.
Capital expenditure expectations for the coming year declined, though there are still signs of sizable automation budgets and interest in warehouse technology. The bigger picture revolves around continued struggles with upstream supply chains, inventory management and space.
Our annual salary survey examines the compensation, job and career history, job responsibilities and career satisfaction for materials handling professionals.
One of the four modes of mobile automation, guided vehicles are ready to improve their flexibility and adapt more readily to changes in real-time conditions.
AMR deployments have been gaining ground to address labor availability issues. Fleets often start small in pilots and add robots over time, but how do you get to a better system? Success factors include proper solution scoping, RaaS options, integration platforms, and may involve software to orchestrate multiple AMR fleets.
VDC Research’s David Krebs provides an update on automatic identification and data capture solution adoption and how the hardware and software help companies achieve their warehouse and DC throughput goals in the tight labor market.
Modern's editor sat down with Alison Zitzke, Senior Project Manager at Orbis Corporation do discuss her background in sustainable packaging.
I think it’s a year for ‘recalibration’ using different levers, like trying to increase inventory turns or rethinking DC networks.
Technology like lithium batteries can help in cold storage, but so can best practices.
Despite all the emphasis on sustainability lately, protective paper packaging also needs to make the performance and economic case to replace plastic. In this story, it does just that.
A distributor of electrical components improves throughput with autonomous mobile robots by 25% while reclaiming space and freeing workers from select manual tasks.
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