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Top Misconceptions of Mobile Automation

As mobile automation technology rapidly evolves, an increasing number of businesses are looking to adopt it to improve efficiency and productivity. However, there are several misconceptions about mobile automation that can prevent businesses from taking advantage of its benefits. In ...
Conveyor/Sortation

Purchasing Conveyors with Sustainability in Mind

Equipment makers are building better products than before when it comes to efficiency and sustainability. In all areas of the warehouse, companies are striving to reduce their carbon footprint. Focusing on key areas of equipment is one of the most ...
SLAM

Right-Size Your Packaging

Sustainability efforts require a multi-faceted approach, and packaging is one big piece of the puzzle. Sustainability is becoming a core competency for many companies, and there are multiple methods to do better by the planet. Within the world of warehousing ...
SLAM

How SLAM Saves on Shipping Costs

The final 100 feet of your warehouse can add up to big shipping savings. Warehouses have been scanning, labeling, applying, and manifesting (SLAM) for years. It’s just in the past decade or so, however, that companies are recognizing the cost ...
MAGTechnology

What is a Mesh Network?

A mesh network is one way to provide online connectivity to devices, just like Wi-Fi or LTE. Mesh networks are unique be­cause instead of each device connecting to a single centralized access point, mesh networks feature nodes, or signal bridging ...
Solutions CommunityTechnology

Digital Twin for Intralogistics

A new MHI white paper explains how you can use a digital twin with intralogistics. Today’s logistics are smart logistics—not just the transfer of products, but the transfer of information, as well. The common term for this modern system of ...
MAGRobotics

Working in Harmony

Robots and humans together make for a more productive warehouse. Even prior to the pandemic, warehouses struggled to find enough skilled labor to fill all their positions. Once the pandemic kicked in, that number exploded—in just two years, businesses added ...
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The Digitization of Intralogistics: Returns

Returns have come a long way in the past few decades; technology is helping. Returns are a big deal in logistics, and since the pandemic-driven surge in ecommerce, they are also more common than ever before. The National Retail Federation ...
Conveyor/Sortation

Using Conveyors for Loading and Unloading Trucks & Containers

While a tried and true method, the need for conveyors on the dock is greater than ever. The loading dock can be a crowded, busy, hectic place and for decades now, conveyors have helped make trailer loading and unloading an ...
Solutions Community

Past vs. Future: The Difference Between On-Premise and Cloud-Based WMS

Warehouse management systems (WMS) have been a nearly essential part of efficient warehousing operations for several decades now. Serving as the brains of an operation, WMS systems orchestrate all processes, from receiving to put away and picking to shipping. They ...