Ergonomics

News, trends, products and productivity solutions that showcase the latest in ergonomic equipment, systems and process for warehouses and distributions centers.


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Materials Handling Ergonomics: Minimize the Strain
Ergonomic features in materials handling equipment and software keep workers safe while giving productivity a lift.
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Positioning Your Order Picking Team For Success
This white paper reviews the costs of injuries associated with overexertion, and explores three ways automated storage systems improve worker...

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By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The technology is becoming popular in the food industry.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The 30-second vehicle access system has boosted loading and delivery efficiency.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
New system increases worker efficiency and floor space as well as provides ergonomic advantages for workers.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
The workstations helped the retailer successfully pivot to e-commerce.
By MMH Staff · October 15, 2018
Advanced polymer safety products protect the provider’s essential machinery.
By Josh Bond · October 10, 2018
Savings and safety at a company’s 15th facility prompt it to consider retrofitting the others.
By Bridget McCrea · October 8, 2018
A Big Picture look at the inroads women are making in the supply chain field and what still needs to happen to increase their numbers in employee and senior leadership roles.
By MMH Staff · August 21, 2018
P&H Casters Company, Inc. has announced the opening of its new 26,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Arlington, Texas.
By MMH Staff · July 25, 2018
ANSI has approved updates to the ANSI ICWM-2018 standard, titled “Vocabulary, Performance and Testing Requirements for Casters and Wheels.”
By MMH Staff · July 13, 2018
The acquisition allows VelocityEHS to address a broader range of ergonomic risks, in particular for industrial and material-handling jobs, for its 13,000 customers.
By Chris Lewis · June 7, 2018
Although the total sales of cars and light trucks declined by roughly 1.8% in the United States in 2017—down to 17.25 million, thereby ending a seven-year streak of year-over-year increases, according to Automotive News—2018 has so far been a positive year for the automotive industry.
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By Susan Lee Smith, Beacon Industries · June 7, 2018
The portable scissor lift Hydraulic Elevating Cart is designed with telescoping out- riggers to stabilize the load with the deck in the up position.
By Josh Bond · June 6, 2018
Food manufacturer measures improvements in worker safety and satisfaction.
WHITE PAPER
By MMH Staff · April 17, 2018
Read this white paper to learn the 7 defining factors to consider about your facility so you can maximize the benefits of your fan investment. HVLS High volume low speed fan white paper, Entrematic fans white paper. Benefits of HVLS fans in the warehouse.
<p>Blake White, Southeast regional sales manager, with the Atlas Series Mobile Dimensioning Workstation.</p> By Bridget McCrea · April 9, 2018
Knowing that flexibility is the name of the game in today’s fulfillment environment, Newcastle Systems (Booth B2734), is showcasing the Atlas Series Mobile Dimensioning Workstation.

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