Photo Essay: Coop’s New Automated Warehouse in Norway

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Roundup: CHEP Pallecon expands to personal care products, Charity ride on the Tour de France, Swisslog launches software and controls hub

CHEP Pallecon Solutions expands service to cosmetic and personal care manufacturers Widely known for their success in reducing costs and increasing efficiencies in food and beverage supply chains, CHEP Pallecon Solutions is also proving its value to the cosmetic and personal care industries. CHEP’s fully outsourced container management … [Read more...]

Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at CeMAT 2016

CeMAT 2016 Hannover, Germany – 31 May-3 June 2016 Hall 27, Stand K18   Hatteland has unveiled the largest ever demonstration of its ultra-space-efficient, high-performance AutoStore® automated warehousing system at CeMAT 2016. Built around a 50 square meter grid and featuring six robots and two carousel ports, the live system will … [Read more...]

Fetch Robotics Partners with SAP to Deliver Virtual Conveyor Solution for Warehouse and Logistics Industries

Fetch Robotics has partnered with SAP to incorporate the SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application with the Fetch and Freight robots from Fetch Robotics. Fetch Robotics builds robot systems for the logistics industry. Unveiled in May 2015, the Fetch Robotics system is comprised of an autonomous mobile platform (called Freight) and an … [Read more...]

The Use of Robotics in Logistics

Robots are everywhere. They are supporting doctors with surgeries, working with nurses in the hospitals, removing dangerous landmines and supporting recovery from different natural disasters in ways that would be hazardous for humans. They are also being used in factories with employees to assemble goods at a lower cost and better productivity. … [Read more...]

DHL redefines logistics in Singapore with opening of the S$160 million Advanced Regional Center

Press Release New facility boasts S$18.8 million automation system featuring advanced robotics 90,000 sqm facility translates into 40% growth in DHL Supply Chain’s warehousing footprint in Singapore Award-winning customer service center completes advanced technology DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader for contract logistics … [Read more...]

Automated Layer Pick System Installed in New Distillery Distribution Center

Corporate Announcement Cimcorp Automation Ltd. (Cimcorp), a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire handling solutions, has installed its layer pick system in The Glenmore Distillery’s new, revolutionary distribution center in Ownesboro, KY. The newly completed 223,000 square-foot distribution … [Read more...]

Automation Technologies Help Warehouses Address Growth from Existing Facilities

SKU proliferation and volume increase: warehouse automation solutions from Cimcorp allow distribution centers to manage growth without having to move on   Interest in warehouse robotics and automation continues to grow, not only for new facilities but for operations trying to manage increased volume and SKU proliferation from within … [Read more...]

CLEARPATH NAMED 2016 EDISON AWARD WINNER

Clearpath wins Silver at New York Ceremony for OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle   Clearpath,  a provider of self-driving vehicle technology and services, was named a Silver Winner for their OTTO 1500 self-driving vehicle by the prestigious Edison Awards. The award program celebrates 29 years of honoring the best in innovation and … [Read more...]

Swisslog Wins the 2016 INDUSTRIEPREIS for Automated Item Pick

  Automated Item Pick (AIP), Swisslog’s human-robot picking solution, has ben awarded the 2016 INDUSTRIEPREIS. The motto of this year’s competition was “Success through Progress,” and AIP was chosen as the winner in the “Intralogistics & Production Management” category for its outstanding economic and societal benefits. The prestigious … [Read more...]