Distribution Centers/Warehouse

Boosting Warehouse Efficiency Through Labeling

May 23, 2023

By: Jane Marsh, Contributor Warehouses today face increasing pressure to become more efficient. E-commerce and global supply chain disruptions drive demand to unprecedented levels, yet many facilities still need to rely on slow, heavily manual workflows. Thankfully, there are many potential solutions — improving labeling systems is one of the most straightforward. Many warehouse efficiency…


Prevent Lengthy Delays With Warehouse Building Permits

May 23, 2023

Contributed By: Steel King Working with a rack supplier with integrated building permit services can fast-track the project. Problem:  Building permit problems can delay new warehouse construction or distribution center retrofits by weeks or months. Solution: Bringing in an experienced warehouse storage rack supplier early in the process can help facility managers avoid being blindsided…


Crown Equipment Work Assist Vehicle Enhances Productivity and Safety

May 22, 2023

Crown Equipment’s Work Assist Vehicle® (WAV), also known as The WAVE®, was designed with features to help achieve increased safety, efficiency and flexibility for applications where ladders are typically used to access high places, such as those found in retail and manufacturing settings. The Wave is ideal for workers receiving, shipping and stocking/shelving small loads…


Northern Tool + Equipment to Install Swisslog Software Solution

May 19, 2023

Swisslog’s Automation Solution will be installed within Northern Tool’s Fort Mill, SC facility to meet its distribution needs. Swisslog, leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, has announced that Northern Tool + Equipment will install a Swisslog Automation Solution within its Fort Mill, SC facility to meet its omni-channel distribution needs. Designed by Swisslog…


ABB Announces AI-Enabled Robotic Item Picker

May 1, 2023

ABB Robotics has enhanced its industry-leading logistics automation portfolio with the launch of the Robotic Item Picker – a new AI and vision-based solution that can accurately detect and pick items in unstructured environments in warehouses and fulfillment centers. Using machine vision and artificial intelligence, the Item Picker determines the optimal grasp points for each…


Yale Lift Truck Technologies Wins Edison Award

April 27, 2023

Yale Lift Truck Technologies announces the latest recognition of the company’s first-of-its-kind operator assistance system, Yale Reliant™, taking home the silver trophy from the 2023 Edison Awards. The Edison Awards honor some of the most innovative products and business leaders in the world, placing Yale among previous winners such as 3M, Abbott, IBM, Dow Chemical and…


Top 12 Most Unsafe U.S. Employers Named

April 26, 2023

Amazon, Fedex Top the List Just in time for Workers’ Memorial Week (April 23-30), the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) has released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list – the 12 most unsafe employers in the U.S. – companies who put workers and communities at risk by engaging in unsafe practices. The…


Configura Announces New CET Material Handling Product

April 20, 2023

Configura has officially launched its latest product: CET Essentials for Material Handling. This new solution allows users to draw layouts in less time using dynamic product placeholders—smart product symbols not attached to a specific manufacturer. Users can design any size warehouse in CET Essentials, then assign specific product brands later in CET Material Handling. CET Essentials utilizes easy-to-use placement and estimates of material handling systems, realistic 3D renderings and…


Effective Ways To Declutter Your Warehouse

April 14, 2023

Organizing your warehouse can be daunting. However, keeping your warehouse decluttered and organized will help the traffic flow stay smooth and prevent injuries and slips. Organizing your space doesn’t mean you must start with a clean slate. You can implement these skills to help optimize your workspace by throwing out items, creating signage, or prioritizing…


Five Signs It’s Time to Bolster Your Supply Chain with Warehouse Automation

April 4, 2023

By: Derek Rickard, Contributor Just a few years ago, the average consumer didn’t think much about the supply chain. They’d go shopping in store or online to find what they wanted and deal with occasional frustrations, like out-of-stocks and shipping delays around the holidays. But by and large, access to the products they needed was…


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