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Material Handling Industry News2020-05-01T11:24:12+00:00

Companies in the News

DHL to install 1,000 new warehouse robots from Locus Robotics

DHL Supply Chain is installing 1,000 warehouse robots from Locus Robotics. The world’s largest logistics company will integrate the Locus robots at 10 of its US facilities in 2020. DHL and Locus Robotics have an ongoing working relationship, but the new initiative significantly expands this partnership. The companies have signed an “Expanded Multi-Site Services Agreement” outlining the terms. Jim Gehr, president,

Dematic AGV System Boosts Productivity for World’s Largest Fresh Dairy Company

Atlanta, Georgia – April 7, 2020 — Intralogistics innovator Dematic today announces the roll out of a new automated guided vehicle (AGV) solution for Lactalis Australia to achieve increased productivity at its Lidcombe Milk Site in New South Wales. Lactalis Australia (formerly Parmalat) is owned and operated by the Lactalis Group, a third generation, French family-owned business. Its Australian operations date back to the original Pauls milk

Hy-Tek Material Handling Acquires Johnson Stephens Consulting

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc., the premier single-source provider of material handling solutions, has acquired Atlanta-based Johnson Stephens Consulting, Inc. (JSC), a supply chain operations consultancy serving retailers, wholesalers, and distributors nationwide. The acquisition was announced by Hy-Tek CEO Sam Grooms. The Hy-Tek consulting division is headed by JSC Managing Principals Steve Johnson and Sandy Stephens. JSC provides supply chain solutions to Neiman

People in the News

Dematic Names Deidre (Dee) Cusack Senior Vice President of Global Products & Solutions Business Unit

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – April 15, 2020 — Dee Cusack has recently joined Dematic as SVP of Global Products & Solutions. The GPS team defines logistics solutions by combining the efficiencies and effectiveness of automation, intelligent software and reliable support to drive industry-leading innovation. Cusack is working closely with current SVP Pete Devenyi to ensure a smooth transition prior to his


JONESBORO, Ark.--Hytrol’s Director of Intelligent Solutions Cliff Mullis has been named to the annual Arkansas Businesses 40 Under 40 list. This list recognizes intriguing business and political leaders under 40 years old. Those included on the list range from political leaders, business owners, university and STEM professional. These individuals were submitted by readers of Arkansas Business and were chosen by