Yale Materials Handling Corporation recently announced a new addition to its high-capacity range of lift trucks, specifically designed to maximize maneuverability in dense storage configurations. Available in 15,500 and 17,000-pound capacities, the Yale GP155-170SVX ICE pneumatic tire forklift offers a shorter counterweight, turn assist system, optimized forward visibility and a rearview display to optimize control
The COVID-19 crisis has exposed a lack of resilience in organizations and societies — and, more specifically, in global supply chains. Supply-chain resilience can be addressed in three main areas: critical phases, attributes and categories. The three critical phases for an organization facing a pandemic-like event are surviving the event, recovering from it and rebuilding
Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and other forms of automation are catching on quickly in the warehouse, as operators strive to become more efficient while coping with labor shortages, says Chris Anton, executive vice president of global sales with Snapfulfil. SCB: Why do think automation is taking hold so quickly in the distribution and supply-chain industry?
Manhattan Associates Inc., a provider of warehouse management software, recently announced the new Manhattan Active Warehouse Management solution, a cloud-native enterprise-class warehouse management system that unifies every aspect of distribution. “Manhattan Active WM is the result of a multi-year collaboration with our customers,” said Brian Kinsella, senior vice president of Product Management at Manhattan Associates. “Today, we’re delivering
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting supply-chain fallout, many have speculated about how the U.S. found itself so reliant on manufacturing in China and other countries. The global pandemic has cruelly exposed the dependence of the U.S. on China’s mass-manufacturing capability, especially for supplies of critical medical equipment and materials. Not only