What does material handling mean?

Definitions for material handling
ma·te·ri·al han·dling

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  1. Material handling

    Material Handling is the field concerned with solving the pragmatic problems involving the movement, storage in a manufacturing plant or warehouse, control and protection of materials, goods and products throughout the processes of cleaning, preparation, manufacturing, distribution, consumption and disposal of all related materials, goods and their packaging. The focus of studies of Material Handling course work is on the methods, mechanical equipment, systems and related controls used to achieve these functions. The material handling industry manufactures and distributes the equipment and services required to implement material handling systems, from obtaining, locally processing and shipping raw materials to utilization of industrial feedstocks in industrial manufacturing processes. Material handling systems range from simple pallet rack and shelving projects, to complex conveyor belt and Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems; from mining and drilling equipment to custom built barley malt drying rooms in breweries. Material handling can also consist of sorting and picking, as well as automatic guided vehicles.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of material handling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of material handling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • التعامل مع الموادArabic
  • manipulace s materiálemCzech
  • MaterialhandhabungGerman
  • χειρισμού υλικώνGreek
  • manejo de materialesSpanish
  • دستکاری موادPersian
  • manipulation du matérielFrench
  • सामग्री संचालनHindi
  • anyagmozgatásHungarian
  • movimentazione dei materialiItalian
  • 材料ハンドリングJapanese
  • ವಸ್ತುಗಳ ನಿರ್ವಹಣೆKannada
  • Manuseio de materiaisPortuguese
  • погрузочно-разгрузочные работыRussian
  • பொருள் கையாளுதல்Tamil
  • malzeme taşımaTurkish
  • 物料处理Chinese

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