Can AGVs answer skill shortage?  

UK forklift operator crisis is helping drive up sales of automated handling solution says Paul Freeman head of Logistics Solutions at Toyota Material Handling UK.   According to Toyota Material Handling UK, an ‘exceptional’ shortage of forklift drivers is prompting more and more UK companies to adopt automated materials handling equipment (MHE) to optimise the […]

29/07/2021 - 14:01 pm

The customer-specific PhoeniX AGV

The PhoeniX AGV, for handling long, heavy and bulky goods is Hubtex’s fully automated electric  multidirectional sideloader,multidirectional sideloader and believed to be a world first. In 2021, the customer specific AGV designs will be included in the full product range of electric vehicles for industries including wood, sheet metal, glass and automotive. The basic model […]

16/02/2021 - 11:22 am

Jungheinrich’s automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an automated guided vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents […]

12/01/2021 - 12:29 pm

Automated guided vehicles for respiratory equipment specialist

Respiratory equipment specialist, Dahlhausen Medizintechnik GmbH commissioned Jungheinrich to automate its pallet transport between the new incoming goods area and the existing logistics area at its location in Halberstadt, Germany. The aim is to transport the large volume of goods under controlled process conditions and efficiently over long stretches. Dahlhausen delivers a full range of […]

07/05/2020 - 11:26 am

3 million autonomous miles incident-free

Seegrid has accomplished 3 million autonomous miles driven without a single personnel safety incident while supporting essential businesses through COVID-19 challenges. Seegrid, a leader in self-driving industrial vehicles for material handling, has announced that its vision guided vehicles (VGVs) reached 3 million autonomous production miles at customer sites without a single personnel safety incident. As […]

06/05/2020 - 20:03 pm

China Mobile and Ericsson debut 5G-Powered AGV

China Mobile and Ericsson has demonstrated an automated guided vehicle (AGV) prototype on an end-to-end, stand-alone 5G network at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019 held on 26 – 28 June. With the growing adoption of industry digitalisation and improvements in industrial automation and intelligence, AGV is becoming increasingly prevalent in manufacturing, ports, and other […]

07/07/2019 - 16:53 pm

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LHI October 2022

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