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Rapid rise of distribution centres prompts mechanical safety concerns, says Bureau Veritas

Rapid rise of distribution centres prompts mechanical safety concerns, says Bureau Veritas

With distribution centres across the UK seeing greater pressures since the start of the pandemic, leading health and safety expert, Bureau Veritas, says mechanical inspections on work equipment must be prioritised alongside Covid-19 health and hygiene measures, in order to ensure upmost safety for employees in this increasingly in-demand industry.

Ultimation Industries introduces warehouse robots to give companies of all sizes more flexible material handling solutions

Ultimation Industries introduces warehouse robots to give companies of all sizes more flexible material handling solutions

Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) technology – also known as warehouse robots – is now within the reach of mid-size companies.

The Cotton On Group begins operations with second Vanderlande

The Cotton On Group begins operations with second Vanderlande

One of Australia’s largest global retailers has once again selected Vanderlande’s flexible TRAYSORTER solution in order to optimise the processes within its distribution centre (DC) in Avalon Victoria.

‘Mini Yellow’ sortation robots help ZTO meet the demands of ‘singles day’

‘Mini Yellow’ sortation robots help ZTO meet the demands of ‘singles day’

With a client list that includes such e-commerce giants as Alibaba, PDD and JD.com, ZTO Express’s share of the Chinese express parcel delivery market is approaching 20 per cent, which makes it one of China’s most significant parcel handling businesses.

Vanderlande introduces HOMEPICK for fast and efficient online grocery fulfilment

Vanderlande introduces HOMEPICK for fast and efficient online grocery fulfilment

As part of its next generation of scalable solutions (evolutions), Vanderlande is introducing HOMEPICK. It is a solution that seamlessly integrates the company’s systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services to create a cutting-edge concept that will support food retail operations.

Körber unveils next-generation sorter for supply chain automation

Körber unveils next-generation sorter for supply chain automation

Körber, the global supply chain technology provider from software to materials handling automation, has unveiled the Körber Crossbelt Sorter. The latest addition to Kӧrber’s portfolio empowers businesses to create truly unified automation solutions to excel in today’s increasingly complex supply chain landscape.

Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive

Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive

Kardex has acquired the majority share in the Dutch company Robomotive. Founded in 2011, the company develops and implements smart robot technologies.

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce`s needs for speed and space

A tray sealer and integrated conveyor from Proseal are providing a fruit producer with greater throughput and ample production line space for packing, allowing it to meet increased demand from its customers.

Made for high speed sorting applications: AV500™, the new imager by Datalogic

Made for high speed sorting applications: AV500™, the new imager by Datalogic

Datalogic introduces the AV500™ imager, an innovative 2D image-based barcode reader developed for sorting applications. The new imager solves high speed applications in retail e-Commerce, postal/parcel sortation and airport baggage handling, covering all conveyor sizes, as well as static reading applications.

Westfort builds smartest meat company with new intralogistics

Westfort builds smartest meat company with new intralogistics

Westfort will improve and further expand internal logistics together with Inther Group. The total new construction at Westfort has already started in 2014. The current location in IJsselstein (NL) will now be expanded with a central processing location and integrated freezing storage with a surface area of no less than 38,000 m2.

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