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Hudson’s Bay Company unveiled a new state-of-the-art robotic fulfillment system, which propels HBC’s Scarborough Distribution Center to the forefront of e-commerce distribution technology.
Former CEO of Swisslog Holding AG began his career in 1084. (January 18, 2017)
Artificial intelligence adopters must prioritize leadership of workforce implications. (January 17, 2017)
Equipped with new sensors and smart software, automatic guided vehicles are pursuing and eliminating non-value-added movement of goods in warehouses and DCs.
(January 17, 2017)
The lighting manufacturer reaped savings by reducing maintenance costs and product damage, and using labor more productively. The bottom line: A two-year ROI. (January 16, 2017)
Making smart automation decisions in today's fast-paced distribution center (DC) environments requires careful evaluation of all variables. (January 16, 2017)
Automatic guided vehicles have reduced lift truck traffic, created a safer environment and fully automated the movement of finished goods from production to storage in LEDVANCE’s Kentucky plant.
(January 13, 2017)
Modern Materials Handling editors sat down with Vice chair, Automation Solutions Group (ASG); business development at Swisslog, Bill Leber (January 12, 2017)
For all the political turmoil across the globe, 2016 was by all accounts very good for the supply chain, which saw acquisitions, investments, technological advancements and record growth. (December 23, 2016)
A look at Modern's 2016 cover stories highlights each company's unique journey and common goals. (December 22, 2016)
To take place at Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show 2017, events will cover secotrs including industrial automation, power transmission and logistics systems and equipment. (December 22, 2016)
Articulated robots are the largest segment, accounting for $12.97 billion following increasing usage in packaging and healthcare sectors. Food and beverage industry expected to post highest growth rate at 7%. (December 20, 2016)
Association for Advancing Automation presents data from daughter organizations Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Motion Control and Motor Association (MCMA) and Automated Imaging Association (AIA). (December 19, 2016)
IDC releases predictions that suggest manufacturers slow to adapt will not survive, but leaders will also face a new set of challenges. (December 19, 2016)
Uptime is critical at AEO’s highly automated distribution center in Pennsylvania. The maintenance team shares five of the best practices that keep the conveyors and equipment humming (December 15, 2016)
Why a proactive, calculated approach works best when it comes to maintaining and prolonging the useful life of warehouse automation equipment, and five ways to get on the right track now. (December 15, 2016)