ProMat Attendee Comments On Drone For Yard Management System On Trade Show Floor

Jim Hobbins, an account representative at Arbon Equipment Corp.
Jim Hobbins, an account representative at Arbon Equipment Corp.

Jim Hobbins, an account representative at Arbon Equipment Corp., based in Green Bay, Wis., took note of a drone at a booth during the ProMat show at Chicago’s McCormick Place South. Interviewed by Elliot Maras, managing editor of Food Logistics, Hobbins, who came to the show to see door handling technology, noticed the drone at an exhibit specializing in warehouse management systems. He said the drone is being used to track trailers and trucks in a yard. He thinks drones will become a standard tool for the material handling industry. Listen to the podcast.

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