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The Odom Corporation: A lift truck for every process
In Anchorage, The Odom Corporation relies on lift trucks, fleet management software and lift truck add-ons to manage its beverage distribution center.

Inside the Parts Town fulfillment center: Built for simplicity, speed and growth
Parts Town’s distribution center was designed from the ground up to speed parts out the door while laying the foundation for growth. Take a closer look at the various areas of the fulfillment center.

Inside the Radial Facility: Using robotic putwalls
Robotic putwalls have replaced manual putwalls to address labor challenges and speed orders through packing.

Bowery Farming brings technology to the table
A market leader in indoor vertical farming turned to AS/RS technology to automate its farming processes.

A DC designed to serve the educational needs of the healthcare industry
Pocket Nurse upgrades network and equipment to optimize operations at Pennsylvania Distribution Center (DC).

Inside Medline’s Distribution Center: Meeting the needs of the healthcare community
Medline’s latest facility builds on the company’s success with automation to serve the demands of a critical industry.

Inside C-StoreMaster’s DC: Convenience store distribution simplified
At its new Huntsville, Ala., distribution center, C-StoreMaster has created stripped down and simplified processes to serve its customers.

C-StoreMaster’s convenient automation
C-StoreMaster is bringing a new level of robotics and automation to convenience store replenishment.

Guardian Industries transforms continuous improvement
In Indiana, Guardian Industries is using autonomous vehicles to lean out its processes, create a safer work environment and ensure more consistency in delivery of materials to its work cells.

Inside Pitman Creek: Re-design and consolidate for efficiency
A new system design allowed one of the country’s largest distributors of fishing lures to consolidate operations, increase throughput and lay the foundation for growth.

Inside North Shore Care Supply: Bringing robots to receiving
NorthShore Care Supply is an example of a small to mid-sized company optimizing its operations and controlling its costs with automated materials handling systems. Robotic palletizing is speeding up receiving and minimizing the risk of worker injury.

A Top-Notch Application of Robots
Top Notch Distributors employs autonomous mobile robots to create safer and more efficient distribution centers. They use AMRs from 6 River Systems in facilities in Nevada and Missouri with plans to introduce them in a Massachusetts facility in 2022.

Inside Top Notch Distribution: Bringing robotics to hardware distribution
Top Notch Distributors has charged up its distribution activities with autonomous mobile robots.

Inside HARTING Logistics’ DC: Advancing automation
HARTING Logistics’ new European Distribution Center is a showcase for warehouse automation.

SB Logistics moves toward lights-out warehouse
In Ichikawa City, Chiba, Japan, SB Logistics has implemented robotic systems for piece-picking and packing, along with automated storage and retrieval, conveyance and sortation. These are big steps toward a fully autonomous warehouse.

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.