Topic: News


Lithium Transition It’s all About the Outcomes
Lithium power is seen as the fastest growing motive power choice for electric trucks, though it has competition from options including thin plate pure lead and hydrogen fuel cells. For...

What’s New in Totes, Bins and Containers?
From the relatively mundane to the truly innovative, totes, bins and containers are continuously receiving upgrades to make them better suited to the job at hand.

Materials Handling 24/7 - Readers’ Choice Products of the Year 2023 Winners Announced
Readers’ Choice Products of the Year 2023, Material Handling Product News and Material Handling 24/7 is proud to announce the winners of its eighth-annual Readers’ Choice Awards in a variety of categories!

Swisslog ASRS and Software to be Deployed to Support Walmart Milk Processing Facility
Walmart plans to break ground for the new facility later this year, with the project scheduled to be completed in 2025. The retailer worked with Swisslog on systems for its first...

Upping the Health of Distribution Center (DC) Picking
With a voice-directed picking solution, Baptist Health South Florida gained big on throughput and accuracy, while offering workers an intuitive user interface.

Automatic Data Capture (ADC): Accelerating the Process
The push is on to get to the next level of productivity and workflow efficiency with automatic data capture technologies.

Work Platforms Play Key Role in Warehouse, DC Automation
Elevated platforms are a new necessity in distribution center automation.

Conventional Warehousing Updates - Lift Truck Power Utilization and Safety
From racks to lift truck power utilization and safety, conventional warehouses have many options to maximize productivity.

Using Automation to Adapt to Changing Food and Beverage Supply Chain Requirements
The food and beverage supply chain has long faced significant management challenges due to unpredictable commodity pricing, the imperative to maintain freshness and temperature control, and demand volatility.

Loading Dock Safety with New Trailer Designs
Truck trailer manufacturers are continuously modifying designs of their trailers’ RIGs to improve safety based on impact testing.

Zebra study nearly six in 10 warehouse leaders plan to deploy RFID by 2028
Other trends which the study revealed include accelerated timelines for warehouse modernization projects, and returns management as a top operational challenge.

Retailer Otto Group Teams with Boston Dynamics on Warehouse Robotics Deployments
Strategic agreement calls for Boston Dynamics robots, including both its Stretch and Spot robots, to be deployed across more than 20 facilities over the next two years.

ORBIS to Showcase Integrated Products and Solutions that Highlight Sustainability and Efficiency
New pallets, totes and management systems to be highlighted at the ORBIS booth in Chicago, March 20-23.

3 Trends Shaping the Modern Warehouse in 2023
Supply chain disruptions, increasing customer demands, rising omni-channel fulfillment requirements and scarce labor resources are eating into warehouse efficiencies more and more every day.

Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors to Move Heavy Machinery & Equipment
Leading manufacturers of heavy equipment and machinery trust the unrivaled lifting power of vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRCs) for use in their plant operations.

Docks That Deliver on Serviceability, Operator Comfort
When flexible packaging supplier Glenroy added docks as part of a facility expansion, vertical storing levelers offered ease of maintenance and a lift-truck friendly, smooth transition into trailers.

How a WMS with Proper Labeling Improves Warehouse Operations
Barcoding plays a key role in getting the most out of a warehouse management system. Labels and signs pair with mobile scanning technology, the WMS software, and a well-planned layout...

Ideal Solutions to Vertical Conveying in the Warehouse and Logistics Arena
Ryson Spirals are an efficient way to vertically transport loads. They offer many benefits including space savings in warehousing and ecommerce operations.

Busting the Myths that Keep SMBs from Automating Warehouse Processes
In this post, you will learn about 5 myths regarding SMB's and how the size of your business shouldn’t be the determining factor of automation.

The Exoskeleton Evolution
Improve efficiency and worker safety with exoskeletons: Discover how The Exoskeleton Evolution is changing materials handling in the warehouse.