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Aug. 1, 2010
The days of training on how to operate forklifts around the twists and turns of trucking terminals may be numbered if a research project guided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU) pans out. MIT and Toyota, under the auspices of the U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency (LIA), are collaborating to develop an unmanned forklift prototype capable

The days of training on how to operate forklifts around the twists and turns of trucking terminals may be numbered if a research project guided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. (TMHU) pans out.

MIT and Toyota, under the auspices of the U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency (LIA), are collaborating to develop an unmanned forklift prototype capable of locating, lifting, moving and placing palletized supplies within an existing outdoor supply depot.

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