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The Pallet Report 2023: Shape shift underway
September 11, 2023
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 global supply chains.
What are you driving? The 2023 lift truck acquisition and usage study
August 14, 2023
Here’s a look at the current lift truck usage and purchasing trends for 2023.
Software usage survey: Spotlight on technology
July 11, 2023
Artificial intelligence may be the hot technology of the day. But it’s not alone. Our latest survey plots the trajectory of AI and other advanced technologies along with warehouse, transportation, labor and planning software. Here’s the rundown of where they stand in the plant and warehouse right now.
Intralogistics Robotics study 2023: More robots are coming to a warehouse near you
May 10, 2023
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.
2023 Warehouse/Distribution Center Equipment Survey: Tighter budgets prompt targeted spend
April 10, 2023
After a banner year for materials handling automation indicators last year, our annual equipment outlook survey reveals a more conservative approach to spending on automation, equipment and related software -- however, the indicators didn't decline drastically.
2023 Automation Study: Usage & Implementation of Warehouse/DC Automation Solutions
March 20, 2023
This research was conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Modern Materials Handling to assess usage and purchase intentions for
automation systems and solutions used in warehouse and distribution center operations. Where possible, results in this report trend to the
2021 and 2022 waves.
Warehouse automation survey: Levels and total cost of ownership (TCO) concerns on the rise
February 7, 2023
Our annual reader survey finds that many are looking to implement or improve their systems across numerous areas, and when it comes to decision factors for evaluating systems, total cost of ownership and integration gained in importance, while concern over parts availability declined.
Warehouse/DC Operations Survey 2022: Recalibrating operations and spend
November 14, 2022
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.
Materials Handling Salary Survey 2022: Higher salaries, more bonuses & better working conditions
November 14, 2022
Our annual salary survey examines the compensation, job and career history, job responsibilities and career satisfaction for materials handling professionals.
12th Annual Pallet Report: Wood pallets continue to reign
October 4, 2022
Our annual Peerless Research Group study highlights the current and projected use of pallets in fulfillment centers plus other trends taking place in the pallet market.
Lift Truck Acquisition Survey: Who’s buying & using lift trucks in 2022?
August 16, 2022
Peerless Media Group’s annual “Lift Truck Acquisition and Usage Study” finds that 63% of companies will be buying or leasing new lift trucks within the next two years.
Lift Truck Acquisition & Usage Study
June 23, 2022
Modern Materials Handling is proud to release this comprehensive, 31-page report covering Lift Truck Acquisition & Usage based on a recently completed survey of material handling decision makers.
The state of robotics
May 10, 2022
Our research shows companies are adopting robots, but it’s a long way to go before they’re commonplace.
Survey reveals warehouse robotics is in early stages, but future is gleaming
May 10, 2022
As we reported, readers told us they were geared up and ready to embrace more automation and robotics—and they were adding more budget to make it happen.
2022 Warehouse/DC Equipment Survey: It’s “go time” for investment
April 8, 2022
Warehouse and DC managers are feeling the pressure of e-commerce growth, high order volumes, as well as deep concerns around labor availability and international supply chain snarls. In response, our survey found that they’re ramping up spending for automation—but also spending more on their labor force to ensure an adequate pool of workers to keep goods flowing.