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Medline Industries embraces goods-to-person picking
At the healthcare distributor’s Libertyville, Ill., distribution center, mobile robots are handling totes, filling orders and enabling growth.

Medline: How the system works
Goods-to-person picking is just one of the processes that allows Medline to meet its customers’ stringent requirements.

Unarco Material Handling purchases assets and intellectual property of Creative Storage Systems
Unarco to take over the manufacturing and assembly of all carton flow and pallet flow system designs.

Year in Review: 2014 System Reports
A look back at Modern's 2014 cover stories.

Taking out the touches at BRG Sports
BRG Sports’ new DC was designed from the ground up as an omni-channel, omni-brand distribution and manufacturing facility. Most of all, the materials handling solution optimizes fulfillment and takes touches out of the process.

BRG Sports: Synchronizing omni-channel fulfillment with WCS
BRG Sports’ new facility relies on a warehouse control system and voice-directed picking to synchronize parallel pick and pack activities across pick modules.

Unarco Material Handling names Robert Holman vice president, engineering and project management
Holman brings experience in tactical planning and design, new product implementation and production support.

Eagle Rock rolls on with motor-driven roller conveyor
Motor-driven roller conveyor is at the heart of a new order fulfillment system at the beverage distributor’s facility. The result is more space for storage and more efficient picking.

Eagle Rock: Automation with a purpose
Layer picking lift trucks and motor-driven roller conveyor power Eagle Rock’s new order fulfillment system.

BSN Sports: In a distribution league of its own
Following a retrofit of its DC, BSN Sports has achieved new levels of productivity and space utilization.

BSN Sports: System design
BSN Sports realizes solid improvements by reconfiguring the layout of a conventional warehouse with limited automation.

MHIA: Woroniecki named executive vice president of business development and operations
Thomas Carbott promoted to MHIA, Senior Vice President of Exhibitions

Random House increases speed to market
Random House’s new picking methodology aggregates orders for faster turnaround times and speedier delivery to the market.

Oriental Trading’s explosive order fulfillment
Oriental Trading’s unique picking solution handles up to 400,000 items per day.

IKEA: Think global, act local for warehouse distribution
IKEA’s new DC employs a global warehouse design and best practices to serve a growing regional market.

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.