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Need for professionals in material handling

Need for professionals in material handling

Materials handling is one of the most important activity in every industry. The requirement of each industry for efficient handing of materials differs except some common types of materials handling equipment applicable to every industrial sectors. The types of materials handled in the industry include raw materials, spare parts, consumables, components, semi-finished products and finished products. Classification and characteristics of […]

by · March 12, 2016 · Logistics, Manufacturing
The inaugural Amazon Picking Challenge – taking warehouse management systems, material handling, and supply chain automation to the next level

The inaugural Amazon Picking Challenge – taking warehouse management systems, material handling, and supply chain automation to the next level

The Amazon Picking Challenge (APC) has come to town! It’s a new event that was held for the very first time at ICRA 2015, the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference which took place between the 26th to the 30th of May 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, USA. Amazon.com, Inc is the American electronic […]

by · June 10, 2015 · Supply Chain
The impact of the MHI Roadmap to the Material Handling and Logistics industry

The impact of the MHI Roadmap to the Material Handling and Logistics industry

In recent years the MHI (Materials Handling Institute) has reinvented itself. Originally founded back in 1945 as the MHIA (Materials Handling Institute of America), when it first came on the scene it was primarily focused on the core aspects of material handling. This meant that they centered their activities round things like AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles), Conveyors, and WMS (Warehouse […]

by · June 9, 2015 · Distribution, Logistics