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Amazon AGVs

Amazon Applies for Patent for Autonomous Ground Vehicles That Pick up Your Packages

Amazon has applied for a patent for an autonomous ground vehicle that picks up your packages. In this patent published January 25, “Autonomous ground vehicles (AGVs) are utilized to retrieve items from transportation vehicles (e.g., delivery trucks) for delivery to […]

Ergonomics

Benefits of Ergonomic Lifting Equipment

Guest Blog by MHI Member Company, TAWI Ergonomics is the science of work. Ergonomics removes barriers to quality, productivity, and human performance by fitting products, tasks and environments to people. So, what is the purpose of ergonomic lifting equipment in the […]

Autonomous Vehicles

GM to Implement Fully Autonomous Vehicles – with No Steering Wheel – in 2019

by Morgan Cruz, Marketing Content Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_morgan Imagine if the next time you request a ride on your phone, a driverless vehicle pulls up. Not only that, but the car has no steering wheel or pedals. You get in […]

Safer Handling with Electric Chain Hoists

Electric chain hoists have been mass produced since the early 1900s to lift and lower items in industrial facilities. Even for a relatively low-weight item, say 10 pounds, it is beneficial to use a hoist to prevent operator fatigue if […]

Real Genius: The Machines are Getting Smarter

The Internet of Things (IoT) may sound a bit like just another industry buzz word, but it’s not. Nor is it above your tech-knowledge pay grade. Not really, anyway. The phrase was actually coined back in 1999 by British tech […]

Back to the Future: Last Mile Delivery

Sometimes it seems like we’re living in the world of The Jetsons, the 1960s television cartoon series that predicted robotic maids, flying cars, drones and 3-D printed food. But as change sweeps across the supply chain, many innovations are actually […]

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