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Bridget McCrea is an Editor at Large for Modern Materials Handling and a Contributing Editor for Logistics Management based in Clearwater, Fla. She has covered the transportation and supply chain space since 1996 and has covered all aspects of the industry for Modern Materials Handling, Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review. She can be reached at [email protected] , or on Twitter @BridgetMcCrea

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Latest content from Bridget McCrea

The Pallet Report 2023: Shape shift underway
New report reveals the types and sizes of pallets that companies are using, mechanisms used to secure the loads on the pallets and the broader role pallets are playing in...

What are you driving? The 2023 lift truck acquisition and usage study
Here’s a look at the current lift truck usage and purchasing trends for 2023.

Put walls help drive innovation in the warehouse
A look at how put walls are keeping pace with the rapid advancements in automation and robotics to help companies fill orders faster and more efficiently.

Standing at the intersection of pallets & automated equipment
As more companies invest in warehouse automation, the ones that select and design their pallets early in the game are coming out winners.

Intralogistics Robotics study 2023: More robots are coming to a warehouse near you
Our new Intralogistics Robotics Study proves just how vital robotics and automation are becoming to warehouses and DCs of all sizes­—and across all industries.

Get ready for Modex 2024
As ProMat closes today, mark your calendar for Modex 2024 next March in Atlanta.

JLT Mobile Computers debuts updated forklift-mount computers and software dashboard
JLT Mobile Computers (Booth S3275) is highlighting the upgraded JLT6012 forklift-mount computers and JLT Insights software dashboard at ProMat 2023.

Brightpick showcases new autopicker
Brightpick (Booth N8332) is showcasing the recently announced Brightpick Autopicker at ProMat 2023.

Flexcon showcases variety of containers to support automation
Flexcon Container (Booth S1822) invites 2023 ProMat show attendees to experience the wonderful world of plastic containers, bulk boxes, pallets and accessories.

ProMat Industry Night features awards, a silent auction & comedian Nate Bargatze
Come join MHI’s staff and Board of Governors at Industry Night with comedian Nate Bargatze on Wednesday, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., in McCormick Place’s Grand Ballroom.

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

Latest Resources

Conveying Strategies for Robotic Applications: How to Maximize Throughput
This webinar will discuss the recent development of embedding motion-control technology into conveyors to enable packages to be correctly presented to a robot so that throughput of the manual task that the robot has been assigned to perform is maximized.
Improve safety and ergonomics with code-compliant stairs
Outside the Box: Why parcel shippers are suddenly focusing on packing
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Latest Resources

2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
This research was conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Modern Materials Handling to assess usage and purchase intentions forautomation systems...
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
How Your Storage Practices Can Affect Your Pest Control Program
Discover how your storage practices could be affecting your pest control program and how to prevent pest infestations in your business. Join...

Warehousing Outlook 2023
Warehousing Outlook 2023
2023 is here, and so are new warehousing trends.
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Extend the Life of Brownfield Warehouses
Today’s robotic and data-driven automation systems can minimize disruptions and improve the life and productivity of warehouse operations.
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Power Supply in Overhead Cranes: Energy Chains vs. Festoons
Download this white paper to learn more about how both systems compare.