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Articles from Modern Materials Handling (June 1, 2019)

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7 ALTERNATIVE PALLETS for GREENER OPERATIONS: Alternative materials and hybrid combinations in pallets target improved sustainability. Specter, Sara Pearson 1667
A quick chat with Brian Feehan, ITA president. Interview 326
App provides quick, easy two-way local and remote access to PLCs. 105
Bring drivers along for the automation ride: As sensors and ergonomics blend into equipment, the optimal forklift spec will be informed equally by the capabilities of technology and the operator. Bond, Josh Interview 552
Capture real-time detailed images with tablet's 3D camera. 113
Cascade, Meijer Handling Solutions announce joint venture. 114
Detect codes, text reliably with image-based code reader. 118
Distributor expands use of AMRs in warehouse operations: Scaled-up operation incorporates larger-capacity cart units to improve productivity and throughput. Bond, Josh 375
Free software upgrade adds standard IEC 61131-3 programming. 120
From paper to software: Nassau Provisions new WMS has brought a new level of efficiency and accuracy to the kosher food distributor's operations. 467
Full touchscreen handheld computer boosts employee efficiency. 102
High-accuracy 3D laser profiler. 110
Improve data collection for predictive maintenance with online solution. 128
Locus Robotics announces technology partnership with RightHand Robotics. Brief article 138
Low-cost, single-use supply chain tracker. 111
Manhattan Associates partners with warehouse automation solution providers. Brief article 264
Masters Gallery puts safety first: After experiencing steady organic growth in an industry where regulatory oversight expands every year, a food manufacturer puts worker safety and ergonomics first in its new 175,000-square-foot plant and warehouse. Mccrea, Bridget 1452
Migrate from one OS to another with Android-enabled vehicle-mounted terminal. 126
MODERN 60 Seconds with... Interview 698
New ERP unifies disparate systems, streamlines growth: Administrative, sales, operations and management personnel can easily access real-time info with a Siri-style voice assistant. Bond, Josh 360
New orderpickers help distributor handle rapid growth: Low-level orderpickers eliminate the risk of ladders and the battery issues of the previous equipment supplier. Bond, Josh 448
Not all straps are created equal: Cargo securement straps should be carefully selected based on your load characteristics. Specter, Sara Pearson Interview 366
On-demand delivery on your doorstep: The latest iteration of last-mile delivery is rapidly changing not just how quickly we take delivery of our latest purchase, but the picking and packing of orders in the distribution center. Forger, Gary 1709
PASTRAMI, with technology on the side: After 30 years of paper-based distribution, Nassau Provisions implemented a WMS to distribute specialty and kosher foods from its 80,000-square-foot distribution center. Trebilcock, Bob 2501
Print 5,000 labels per day at a rate of 8 inches per second with thermal bar code printer. 118
Programmable industrial camera supports integration of special functions. 112
Read bar codes and RFID tags with single device. 103
Read bar codes, direct part marks with mobile terminal. 108
RFID enables real-time visibility for men's accessory company: Fulfillment center streamlines logistics and warehousing while improving customer service. Bond, Josh Brief article 283
RTLS provides granular inventory, asset location data. 120
Rugged Android tablets, handheld computers. 117
Rugged mobile tablets run on Android operating system. 126
Safety vest's embedded detection system protects against pedestrian-forklift collisions. 103
SOLVING THE PALLETIZING PUZZLE: Palletizing presents an interesting microcosm of digital transformation, where data about products, machine performance and manual labor must work in concert. Bond, Josh 1835
Survey: Majority of middle market manufacturers recognize Industry 4.0 opportunity: BDO Benchmarking Survey finds that despite awareness, only 5% of executives are ready to execute. Bond, Josh 781
Tackle the Challenge without Fear. Levan, Michael Editorial 501
Ultra-rugged device combines phone with tablet. 122
Wearable device supports bar code and RFID mobile data collection. 110
WorkJam and JDA announce partnership. 146
Zebra Technologies to acquire Profitect. 148

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