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Plus One Robotics, with Yaskawa, expands use of AI robotic parcel handling solutions at FedEx
Deployment of Plus One and Yaskawa robotic solutions consists of 12 new induction systems acquired by FedEx Corp.

FORTNA automates new Budbee ecommerce parcel hub in Sweden
The new automated hub is based on a shoe sorter system from FORTNA with loop functionality designed to transport products, such as cardboard boxes and bagged items.

Leaders Q&A: How automated parcel handling operation increases efficiencies
In this Leader’s Q&A, Engineering Innovation CEO Don Caddy discusses the current challenges facing the parcel handling industry and how automation can create major operational efficiencies.

Markus Schmidt named CEO of BEUMER Corporation
Schmidt looks to maintain leadership roles in airport, parcel and minerals and mining, while strengthing e-commerce and logistics.

Vanderlande opens new North American headquarters in Marietta, Ga.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the new, Leed GOLD certified headquarters built to support the company’s continued North American growth

Fives sets up MARS project in collaboration with major research institutions
To meet the challenges of parcel processing, Fives sets up MARS (Mobile Autonomous Robot for Safe Sorting) project, an innovative sorting system.

Körber to acquire Siemens Logistics’ mail and parcel business for €1.15 billion
With around 1,200 employees, Siemens Logistics mail and parcel business generates annual revenue of about €500 million.

The Benefits Automated Packaging Can Bring to Your Fulfillment Operation
Sean Webb, Director of Automated Packaging Solutions at Quadient, a leading provider of innovative automated packaging solutions in the market that optimize all steps of parcel fulfillment discusses the benefits that automated packaging can bring to your fulfillment operation.

Hytrol announces Fort Smith, Ark., as site of second facility
Hytrol names Fort Smith, Ark., as site of second facility focused on manufacturing its parcel product line

How to Streamline Communication in a High Density I/O Network
Download the Application Note to find out how to reduce costs by simplifying communication between these systems.

The Big Picture: On-Demand Delivery on Your Doorstep
The latest iteration of last-mile delivery is rapidly changing not just how quickly we take delivery of our latest purchase, but the picking and packing of orders in the distribution center.

Automated Packaging Trend
Have you automated as many steps as possible in your parcel packaging process? This webinar reveals how top B2B and B2C companies are changing the game and leading the industry by automating their packaging process, sometimes even eliminating 8 - 16 packing stations.

Material Handling Systems to acquire VanRiet
Acquisition to complement worldwide capabilities in express parcel, third party logistics, and warehouse and distribution customers.

Material Handling Systems acquires Atronix Engineering and Advanced Production Systems
Parcel sortation systems provider acquires leading controls systems integrator and specialist in engineering, design, and assembly of control panels.

ADSI, Agile Network and Pantechnik merge, form Logistyx Technologies
Kevin V. Cox, former Agile Network CEO, helms new transportation management execution company, which shipped more than two billion parcels with 5,000 carriers in 2016.

May 2023 Modern Materials Handling

An iconic American brand is partnering with DHL Supply Chain to build out a network to meet soaring demand. It’s also turning to flexible automation to optimize operations.

Latest Resources

Why Should You Deploy Autonomous Mobile Robots on the Factory Floor?
For managing material handling needs specifically, many manufacturers are deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) to improve efficiency and productivity.
Warehouse Insights: Tackling Space in Micro-fulfillment
AutoStore: The Right Technology & The Right Integrator
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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.