Inbound Logistics | March 2022


> Taylored Services opened a new facility at the Port of Los Angeles. The new site provides 79 dock positions, secured trailer and container storage, 24/7 surveillance, transloading services, and warehouse space for new and existing clients.

> The new KR1018 cobot from Kassow Robots can complete pick-and-place tasks at high payloads. The user-friendly interface and plug-and-play design of the 7-axis cobot make it accessible to small and medium-sized enterprises without robot engineers. The seventh axis gives the KR1018 a small footprint, increased maneuverability, and wide range of motion to perform such tasks as the loading and unloading of heavy parts.


> The Treston Quick Edge Workstation is suitable for different working environments, such as

packing and logistic centers, where the height adjustment is done according to different sizes of boxes. With a wide height adjustment range, the workstation adapts for operators of different standing heights. > The Raymond Corporation introduced the Raymond Automated Transtacker (TRT) to its line of automated warehouse solutions. The Automated TRT offers dual- mode operation: automated mode for full pallet moves and manual mode for case picking. It is designed to lift loads as heavy as 3,000 pounds in aisles as narrow as 54 inches, reaching heights up to 59 feet. > Zebra Technologies introduced a new portfolio of accurate UHF Integrated RFID portals to help businesses track goods and materials throughout their operations. Zebra’s four new integrated solutions include the Zebra Transition RFID Portal for use at dock doors; the Zebra Wall-Mount RFID Portal for doorways,

> Chunker, a warehouse marketplace, leased six state- owned sites in California for one year, with an option for a second year, to store shipping containers to alleviate congestion at California ports. The sites include three armories, a former prison site, and two fairground sites. Chunker will coordinate between California ports, trucking companies, and cargo owners to help move containers.

> Transitex completed construction of its first

refrigerated warehouse in Portugal. Located within the facilities of the Plataforma Logística de Elvas, the new warehouse allows the company to provide integrated services to fruit and vegetable exporters in Portugal and Spain, as well as offer solutions for the cold chain of fruit imports originating in the southern hemisphere.

> Lufthansa Cargo launched a medium-haul network with converted A321 freighters, starting with the first commercial f light from Frankfurt to Dublin on March 15, 2022. Lufthansa Cargo will later add Istanbul, Tel Aviv, Malta, Tunis, Dublin, and Manchester. The carrier will also commence f lights to Cairo starting March 29.

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