Distribution Centers/Warehouse

KEY-BAK EASY Dropped Object Prevention for Phones and Mobile Devices

September 14, 2022

Tech-Tether™ Mobile Device Sling When your main tool is your mobile device, keep working safe simple, convenient and comfortable. For maintenance, construction, warehouse, delivery and retail, the TECH-TETHER Mobile Device Sling is an easy-to-use device trap with retractable tether. The system surpasses ANSI 121 guidelines and the padded neoprene shoulder strap make it easy to…

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Logistics Solution Synkrato Incorporates Cloud Label Service into its Platform

September 8, 2022

Synkrato, the next-gen logistics solution with digital twins, warehouse slotting and optimization, mobility, and IoT, announced the incorporation of Cloud Label Service enterprise label management into its platform. The addition enhances Synkrato as a single system to manage end-to-end logistics processes by adding label template management capabilities. Adding Cloud Label Service furthers Synkrato’s mission to…

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Protecting Workers Without Sacrificing Productivity

September 8, 2022

By Rob Beightol, Director of Marketing, Gorbel® Inc. Innovations in Material Handling: Working Smarter, Not Harder Manufacturing facilities and distribution centers traditionally had to choose between keeping their works safe, or keeping them productive. Thanks to recent material handling innovations, companies no longer have to make that trade off. Innovative and affordable material handling solutions…

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Don’t be Afraid of Automation

August 30, 2022

Contributed by: MHI’s SLAM Industry Group You’ve just shipped out a load of fishing poles from your distribution center. They’re super light, but also very long. Not long after sending them off, you were surprised when your carrier issued you a chargeback. What happened? You shipped based on weight but didn’t consider that long length—but…

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ABB joins Berkshire Grey’s Technology Alliance Program to Deliver AI-Enabled Robotic Solutions

August 2, 2022

Berkshire Grey Inc., a leader in AI-enabled robotic solutions that automate supply chain processes, announced that ABB, a leading global technology company, has joined Berkshire Grey’s Technology Alliance Program to provide more customers with AI-enabled robotic solutions that improve e-commerce fulfillment throughput and warehouse efficiency while driving down operational costs. ABB’s expertise in providing automation solutions to global…

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Your Gate Systems Are a Key Element of Your Safety Barrier System

August 2, 2022

Contributed by The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association of the Material Handling Institute In industrial areas where pedestrians encounter vehicle traffic, enter hazard areas or work on elevated platforms, protective guarding safety gates serve a critical role in a facility’s overall safety plan. By installing the necessary gates, facility operators help pedestrians and vehicle operators understand…

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Creating an Ergonomically Friendly Order Picking Experience

August 2, 2022

By: Alex Fuerst, Contributor While order picking is an essential part of the supply chain, it is one of the warehouse’s most physically demanding and resource-intensive tasks. It is not uncommon for many order pickers to walk 10 miles in a single shift, bending, lifting and stretching to place products on pallets or in storage…

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Creform Kitting Cart Helps Keep Manufacturer’s Focus on Aircraft and Engine Parts

July 5, 2022

Creform Corporation, a manufacturer of unique products for material handling and commercial use has designed and built a kitting cart for an aircraft/aerospace manufacturer that focuses on inspection and repair of aircrafts and their engines. The parts being handled are normally the user’s customer property and are typically those that not only are critical in…

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Innovations in Material Handling: Working Smarter, Not Harder

July 1, 2022

Contributed by: Gorbel Manufacturing facilities and distribution centers traditionally had to choose between keeping their works safe or keeping them productive. Thanks to recent material handling innovations, companies no longer have to make that trade off. Innovative and affordable material handling solutions empower workers to perform tasks faster and with more precision, while also reducing…

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Material Handling Cart Delivery: What is it?

July 1, 2022

By: Jillian Burrow, Contributor Cart delivery is the movement of material without the use of fork trucks. It is moving material with industrial carts. Delivery carts are pushed or pulled by an operator and when tugged they are always pulled in trains of multiples. Visual Representation: The Spaghetti Diagram. This is a spaghetti diagram. It…

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