Training & Development
Robot Maker's Demand Surges
Demand has spiked for robots that deliver groceries and patrol malls looking for shoppers who fail to wear masks.
Mar 20th, 2020
Automakers Dodged Parts Shortage
Mar 16th, 2020
Nestlé Commits to 100% Recycled Packaging by 2025
Mar 10th, 2020
Landfill Accepts Radioactive Waste
Feb 17th, 2020
Changing Calorie Counts Reveal Inexact Science
Feb 4th, 2020
Home Depot Opens 1st Drive-Through Distribution Center
The retailer plans to build 40 such flatbed distribution centers, catering to its Pro customers.
Jan 29th, 2020
Malaysia Sends Back Waste
Shipments of unwanted rubbish have been rerouted to Southeast Asia since China banned the import of plastic waste in 2018, but developing countries are fighting back.
Jan 20th, 2020
3M Invents New Packaging
Say goodbye to tape.
Jan 15th, 2020
CES: Pizza from Robots
The robot, which resembles an assembly line, can churn out 300 12-inch pies in an hour.
Jan 9th, 2020
Rocket Part Ferried on Mississippi
A huge component of a new rocket system was wheeled slowly from a New Orleans spacecraft factory on Wednesday to a barge that will float it up the Mississippi River for testing.
Jan 8th, 2020
Warehouse Workers Adapting to Robots
There are growing concerns that keeping up with the pace of the latest warehouse productivity technology is taking a toll on human workers' health, safety and morale.
Dec 30th, 2019
Warehouse Solutions Increase Worker Productivity
Zebra Technologies has announced a series of new warehouse offerings designed to optimize workflows, maximize productivity in the warehouse and improve employee onboarding.
Dec 11th, 2019
Roller Conveyor Scale
Fairbanks Scales announces the new Roller Conveyor Scale, designed to capture static weighments of products as they manually move down a conveyor line.
Dec 3rd, 2019
New M&R Software Innovations Keep Fleet Managers in Check
Over the last 12 to 24 months, it seems as though topics such as autonomous driving and ELD mandates have flooded the news headlines for the fleet transportation industry.
Jun 12th, 2019
Material Handling Spotlight: Conveyors
The Material Handling Spotlight features a collection of articles covering all things conveyors.
Apr 17th, 2019
Pregis Announces Restructuring of Its European Operations
Pregis LLC is announcing the restructuring of its European business operations to create a platform for future growth.
Apr 17th, 2019
Combilift Combi-PPT Nominated for IFOY Award
Combilift has been nominated as a finalist for the IFOY Award (International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year) which honors the best products and solutions of the year.
Feb 15th, 2019
Toyota Forklift Formally Integrating Companies
Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturing and Toyota Material Handling, USA have announced plans to integrate into a single business unit by January 2020.
Jan 10th, 2019
Benefits of Web-Interfacing Technology in Truck Weighing Applications
One of the main challenges of truck weighing is keeping track of and properly utilizing scale data.
Dec 4th, 2018
Achieving Eye-Popping Savings in the Industrial Battery Room
As warehouse and distribution center managers continually seek to wring every ounce of efficiency and savings possible from their facilities, they finally are turning their attention to “the last frontier” of improved warehouse efficiency and productivity: the forklift battery room.
Sep 10th, 2018
Ryder Material Handling Adopts Crown Lift Trucks Brand in Canada
Crown Equipment Corporation recently announced that Ryder Material Handling is now doing business throughout the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec as Crown Lift Trucks.
Sep 5th, 2018
The 'Science' of Lithium Batteries
To reduce the occurrence of safety issues, the HazMat community has worked to ensure the safe handling, storage, and transportation of lithium batteries. In order to construct effective controls to reduce potential hazards and risks, it is necessary to understand the basic chemical and physical composition of these batteries.
Aug 27th, 2018
Easy Ways to Make Reusable Containers Safe
Reusable containers are an economical and ecological way of moving products, but they are not without risk. Improperly handled and cleaned containers could harbor bacteria that might prompt a recall. Don't let this happen to you.
Aug 22nd, 2018
Material Handling & Manufacturing in a Digital Age
With digital supply chains, manufacturers gain increased revenue, improved margins, greater efficiencies and risk mitigation.
Aug 17th, 2018
Exceptional Service Honored With Yale 2017 Dealer of Excellence Award
In an age of tight competition and increasingly well-informed customers, lift truck dealers can make an impact with consultative knowledge and outstanding support. Yale Materials Handling Corporation honors dealers who exemplify those qualities with its 24th annual Dealer of Excellence Awards.
Aug 16th, 2018
Hitachi Construction Machinery to Collaborate With Whitehaven Coal on Autonomous Haulage System
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., recently announced an agreement with Australia’s largest independent coal miner, Whitehaven Coal to collaborate on the design and implementation of an Autonomous Haulage System to support the company’s mining operations in North West New South Wales.
Aug 14th, 2018