We spoke with three TFS executives who were at MODEX to get their takes on the show. Here are the six top takeaways you need to know to get you beyond 2022. Everyone seemed to agree that automation had stronger representation than ever before, but even the more traditional technologies had morphed in new and interesting ways. In short, there’s a lot of exciting change going on.
If you work in material handling, you may feel like you’ve been staggering around a boxing ring the past few years. Every time you’ve found your feet, you’ve gotten knocked down again by the one-two punch of pandemic and supply chain shortages. Together, these crises accelerated issues that many industries were struggling with even when times were relatively good: labor shortages and the “Amazon effect.”