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Articles from Modern Materials Handling (April 1, 2018)

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2018 respondent demographics. Brief article 122
A.B. Beverage RACKS UP productivity: A.B. Beverage improved throughput and eliminated a third shift through better warehouse design and a new rack system. Trebilcock, Bob 1691
AGVs lift, transport customized storage racks throughout multiple processes, areas. 109
AGVs with improved vision technology. 104
AUTOMATION & ROBOTICS LEAD ROBUST OUTLOOK: Our annual survey reveals a bullish outlook for continued materials handling investments, with enthusiasm extending into newer technologies such as robotics, warehouse control systems and warehouse execution systems. Michel, Roberto Report 3513
CEMA reports 2017 shipments up nearly 16%, an increase of $1.85 billion. 144
Cisco Systems' innovation lab tests IoT in the DC. 643
Corrugated pallets cut cost, waste: Industrial-strength pallets handle up to 1,700 pounds, are fully recyclable and ship flat. Specter, Sara Pearson 390
Enterprise labeling helps double printing speed: Manufacturer eliminates bottlenecks and redundancies while improving speed and accuracy. Bond, Josh Brief article 196
Gain 30% more order picking efficiency with robot. 111
JDA begins research collaboration with MIT. 376
Kenco releases supply chain innovation blueprint: Roundtable of industry leaders produces practical, and sometimes counterintuitive, steps to successful supply chain innovation. Bond, Josh Discussion 396
Lift truck operates in man-on and autonomous modes. 109
Lodge Manufacturing forges e-commerce capabilities to bolster brand, customer experience. 554
Loftware acquires Gap Systems. Brief article 148
Low-cost telematics solutions bring visibility to small fleets: Initially geared toward large fleets, detailed data capture and analysis tools are now more accessible than ever. Bond, Josh 489
MADE FROM SCRATCH: Manufacturers set sights on D2C fulfillment: A predictable fold in the supply chain sees more manufacturers--at the behest of their top retail customers--pursuing direct-to-consumer fulfillment capabilities, a trend that is as challenging as it is rewarding. Bond, Josh Report 1521
Measuring the realities one step at a time. Levans, Michael Conference news 523
MODERN 60 Seconds with.... Interview 709
Modernized distributed controls boost speed, efficiency and safety: Phased upgrade was completed days early and did not halt production for technology company. Bond, Josh Editorial 346
MRO shop improves visibility with LED upgrade: Manufacturer uses display-ready, shared half pallets to eliminate product damage and customer complaints. Bond, Josh 474
New warehouse gives winemaker a SMOOTH FINISH: To support growth and efficiency in an area prone to earthquakes, new rack protects priceless vintages and ensures productive operations. Bond, Josh Report 1505
Produce distributor turns pallets into a competitive edge: Manufacturer uses display-ready, shared half pallets to eliminate product damage and customer complaints. Bond, Josh Brief article 276
ProMat 2017 named to TSNN top U.S. trade show list. Brief article 150
Putting rack, WMS and data collection to work: Conventional warehousing tools plus bar code scanning and voice have streamlined a beer distribution warehouse. 578
Regional winners selected in 2018 APICS Case Competition. Brief article 250
Robotic counterbalanced stacker moves loads horizontally, vertically. 105
THE Future of Retail DISTRIBUTION: Distributed order management, autonomous robots, blockchain and warehousing software are all working together to help retailers more effectively manage their end-to-end supply chains. McCrea, Bridget Report 1702
Tow heavy loads affordably with 1-ton AGV tugger. 111
Tunneling AGV navigates under low load carriers. 120
Vecna Robotics partners with Topper Industrial. 141
Why smarts are central to IoT in the warehouse: Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity is still early days in warehouses, though several suppliers are coming up with predictive modeling and analytics to optimize DC operations based on granular data from IoT or other data feeds. Michel, Roberto Report 2193

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