Jodie Miller

Higher performance & lower TCO: Embrace Lithium Battery Technologies to empower future material handling

Forklifts are the workhorses of many industries for material handling, revolutionizing the movement of goods across manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, retail, construction, and more. As we enter a new era in material handling, the future of forklifts is marked by key advancements—lithium battery technologies. These technologies promise enhanced performance, efficiency, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness. Battery Type:...

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How to choose the best battery system for your forklift

Material-handling electric vehicles use two types of batteries: lithium-ion (Li-ion) and lead-acid batteries. The main deciding factors when choosing the right battery for your forklift are maintenance, price, efficiency, sustainability, application, and TCO (total cost of ownership). With so many options available, choosing the best lithium-ion system for a forklift can be a challenge. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you...

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CP&A advises on container crane procurement peer reviews

Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc. (CP&A) has delivered a presentation to port authorities titled, ‘Peer Review of Container Cranes’, to assist in future procurement processes. CP&A offers a wide variety of services, including specification, design, manufacturing review, modification, and accident investigation; and it is well-positioned to remind terminal operators and fellow stakeholders of the risks involved with...

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Vertical reciprocating conveyors elevate AGVs and AMRs to new levels of efficiency

Vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRCs) act as the pivotal link between two major trends in warehouse operations that are dramatically increasing efficiency and profitability: Mobile Robots — The widespread adoption of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) is transforming the horizontal movement of materials across facilities, revolutionizing logistics and material handling processes. Vertical Space...

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AGV wireless evolution

Discover how HMS Networks’ wireless expertise and Anybus products took Mercedes-Benz’s Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) installation to the next level. When Mercedes-Benz wanted to expand its AGV installation, they called HMS. HMS provided the wireless expertise, products, and hands-on support to ensure the AGVs moved efficiently and safely around the factory. Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz, a globally recognized automotive...

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TIA launches 5 ways logistics leaders can harness AI successfully

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) released a new white paper titled Transforming Freight Logistics in the Era of Generative AI. The paper covers the five ways logistics leaders can harness AI to scale efficiency, security, and growth. “AI is forever changing the world as we know it,” said Anne Reinke, president & CEO of TIA. “While many are scared of the future, we feel that the 3PL industry can...

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Paper and Pulp case study: BSLBATT lithium battery helps KALMAR

Do you work in a paper or corrugated packaging plant? Are you looking for a solution that powers your workload? Historically, the paper and pulp industry uses diesel forklifts. This is mainly because this industry requires higher equipment capacity. Although it was once a diesel-focused industry, we are pleased to announce that the KALMAR ECG80-6 electric forklift can replace a diesel engine. Thanks to the unique lithium battery...

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