The new EFFER iQ.950 HP heavy loader crane from Hiab, part of Cargotec, lets operators perform a wide range of vertical and horizontal lifting jobs safely and precisely at high speeds. The multipurpose crane’s dimensions and weight make it suitable for installation on several trucks.
The nestable Retail E5.3 order picking pallet from Cabka is more rigid than its predecessor and can be fitted with different anti-slip grommets. It offers new optional edges for fruit, vegetable, and meat crates, ensuring they remain securely in place.
The new Omnidirectional Dolly Mover ODM from materials handling equipment manufacturer AGILOX North America is an autonomous mobile robot guided by the company’s X-Swarm intelligence. The compact vehicle can transport loads with a maximum weight of 661 pounds to a maximum lifting height of 10 inches.
Packsize launched the X5 solution, an automated system that produces ready-to-pack boxes for high-volume e-commerce applications. The machine cuts, creases, glues, erects, and labels right-sized boxes for automated output onto a conveyor, cart, or packstation. It makes up to 600 boxes per hour.
APM Terminals Mobile in Alabama is expanding its rail infrastructure capabilities, planning additional tracks, rail yard storage space, and improved access from the berth to the railyard. The planned $60-million rail expansion doubles cargo capacity.
DHL relocated its Carson, California, pickup and delivery operation to a service center in Redondo Beach that is 60% larger than its previous facility. The larger service center can process up to 3,775 pieces per hour, handling both U.S. domestic and time-definite international shipments.
Gebrüder Weiss continued its U.S. expansion with a new warehouse in Elgin, Illinois. The warehouse is part of a larger expansion in the Illinois area and brings an additional 106,000 square feet of space to the company’s Illinois footprint.
The Georgia Ports Authority will construct seven additional refrigerated container racks at Garden City Terminal in Savannah, for a total of more than 3,500 plugs.
Aeronet Worldwide’s Newark, New Jersey, station moved its operation to a larger facility, doubling its warehouse capacity. The move provides additional space for e-commerce fulfillment and distribution services. The new facility is located 21 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport.
ITS Logistics added a third warehouse to its existing campus in Whitestown, Indiana. ITS’ Midwest operations now total more than 1.3 million square feet of distribution space.
ContainerPort Group, a carrier specializing in drayage solutions, expanded services in Philadelphia with additional freight capacity and increased driver support. Customers can now reach nearly 41 million people within a 150-mile radius of the port.
SEKO Logistics teamed up with Happy Returns, a PayPal company, to let companies offer shoppers the option of utilizing Happy Returns’ in-person Return Bars in more than 5,000 locations. Through the SEKO OmniReturns online portal, shoppers can initiate the return, get a QR code, and drop off the item without a box or printed label.
Lufthansa Cargo increased its freighter capacity to China, offering 79 weekly services operated by Boeing 777F aircraft in its summer schedule. Long-haul services commence from its international hub in Frankfurt.
MSC added two shipping services connecting Saudi Arabia to East Africa. Operating on four vessels with a 2,500-TEU capacity each, the weekly East Africa – Red Sea service links Jeddah Islamic Port and King Abdullah Port to Djibouti, Mombasa, and Dar Es Salaam with a transit time of two days, 9 days, and 12 days respectively. MSC runs its bi-monthly Red Sea service also from the ports of Jeddah and King Abdullah to Port Sudan with a one-day transit time.
AutoScheduler.AI introduced the Make-n-Ship warehouse optimization platform to let companies load products straight off the production line and better orchestrate production, warehousing, and transportation plans. Make-n-Ship lets companies match the supply of trailers to their production output.
Shippers can glean lane-specific information to expedite spot market transactions with the new Rate Pulse solution from Emerge, a freight procurement platform.
Lydia Voice 9, the new voice solution from EPG (Ehrhardt Partner Group), was certified by SAP (SAP ICC) with SAP S/4HANA and SAP NetWeaver for extended warehouse management. This means Lydia Voice can be integrated into a company’s existing SAP environment without the need for middleware.