Automation

Comprehensive resource for automated materials handling. Includes news, insight and equipment reviews for automation within warehouses and distribution centers.


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Deploying Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) for DC Operations
Computerized maintenance management system software manages maintenance workflows and tech dispatching, asset history and spares procurement for...
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Peek Inside Trinchero’s New Automated Warehouse
When Trinchero Family Estates, one of the world's top wineries, consolidated its bottling and distribution with production, they knew they needed to...

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By MMH Staff · October 17, 2018
Warehouse and distribution center managers have never been under more pressure to transform their operations through the application of software, automation and new thinking aimed to streamline processes and keep pace with customer demands.
By MMH Staff · October 16, 2018
Modern Materials Handling Magazine's Editors have put together a collection of case studies from around the industry to highlight new innovations in the warehouse and how they have improved productivity within their respective companies.
By MMH Staff · October 16, 2018
Expands smart robotics portfolio to help warehousing operations fulfill growing e-commerce orders more efficiently
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
New storage systems increase productivity.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The custom automatic guided vehicle system is flexible for a variety of production schedules.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The automatic guided vehicles ensure accuracy, repeatability and security
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The 39-foot-high warehouse features six aisles with double-deep pallet racks.
By MMH Staff · October 12, 2018
The vertical lift carousel increased the distributor’s picking by up to 300%.
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By Honeywell Intelligrated · October 10, 2018
To keep pace with unrelenting e-commerce fulfillment speeds and order volumes, many DC operations have taken significant steps in making the transition to more automated, digital processes.
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By Kardex Remstar · October 9, 2018
AS/RS Makes Returns Processing More Effective for Everyone
<p>As omni-channel retailers work to ensure the optimal customer experience in-store and online, the functionality of mobile computing<br />
devices has evolved.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · October 9, 2018
To address e-commerce and omni-channel challenges, many retailers are turning to automation, software and mobile computing solutions to find balance in their distribution channels.
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By Bruce Stubbs, director of supply chain marketing, Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions · October 3, 2018
Today, the pace of change in modern e-commerce has raised the stakes, putting tremendous pressure on fulfillment operations to process orders quickly and accurately for retailers and consumers.
By MMH Staff · October 3, 2018
Representatives from AGVS member companies are there to promote AGVS technology to the packaging industry.
By MMH Staff · October 1, 2018
Honeywell announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held, warehouse automation business Transnorm for approximately €425 million ($492.8 million) from IK Investment Partners.
By MMH Staff · September 27, 2018
Reutlingen's origins can be traced back to the late 19th century and the founding of Ernst Wagner Apparatebau in 1893.

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From the October 2018 Modern Materials Handling Issue
Simplification and consolidation drove the design of a new 1.1-million-square-foot logistics campus in Georgia, including a 713,000-square-foot distribution center.
New order fulfillment system optimizes spare parts operation
Upgrade to LED industrial lighting creates cost savings
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System Report: Luxottica keeps it simple
Simplification and consolidation drove the design of a new 1.1-million-square-foot logistics campus...
Goya Foods’ secret ingredient: Lift trucks
The leader in Hispanic food and beverage products puts a variety of lift trucks and racks to work in...

Arvato SCM Solutions: Fashion Logistics
At its Hannover, Germany, facility, e-commerce logistics provider Arvato SCM Solutions is using...
S.narendrakumar & Co. Automates Its Operations
With two automated storage and retrieval systems, the manufacturer of India’s best-selling brand...