Tag Archives: Fetch Robotics

Robotic Flexibility

By Sara Pearson Specter Today’s robotic solutions—both fixed and autonomous mobile robots—are increasingly being built as a platform upon which application-specific solutions can be built to handle unique manufacturing and warehousing tasks. But, in today’s highly dynamic, ever changing world, needs and strategies may likewise shift. Fortunately, due to their inherent flexibility and versatility, robots can be adapted to accommodate ...

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The Power of Partnerships

By Nick Fortuna Modern supply chains are too complicated for any one company to do everything well, so strategic partnerships are key to solving the big problems facing the material handling industry and its customers. The right partnerships make business relationships more transparent, resilient and sustainable because customers get to work with best-of-breed providers working in their individual areas of ...

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Supply Chain Leaders’ Strategies: How to Survive and Thrive in a COVID-19 World

BY CAROL MILLER, MHI VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Supply chain disruptions took on a whole new dimension in 2020 with the emergence and worldwide spread of COVID-19. The simultaneous challenges of overseas supplier shutdowns, domestic shelter-in-place mandates, and an unprecedented uptick in demand for the basics initially left the world’s supply chains reeling. Here, nine supply chain leaders ...

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Honoring Leading Edge Innovations

MHI’s Innovation Awards program has seen an increasing number of submissions each of the past eight years since its introduction.

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2019 MHI Innovation Awards: Technological Marvels Honored

2019 MHI Innovation Awards: Technological Marvels Honored The seventh annual Innovation Awards recognizes head-turning ProMat exhibitor products across three categories. * By Greg Baer * For the seventh year, an expert panel of industry insiders has evaluated and selected the most innovative products and solutions created in our industry. Prior to April’s installment of ProMat 2019, exhibitors were invited to ...

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MHI Annual Conference Preview

MHI Annual Conference  Preview See what’s in store at the Annual Conference, which will be held at La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 13-16. Read More….

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PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: The Robotics Group

Recent Trends Lead to Creation of New MHI Industry Group: The Robotics Group * By Katie Kuehner-Hebert * MHI has a new Industry Group, The Robotics Group, focusing on broader applications of robotics—whether it’s arms or vehicles—within the fulfillment process to ease workforce availability problems. “Material handling operators across the country all see the freight train coming—a lack of labor ...

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