Warehouse Technology: Robotics and Automation

Cyzerg

warehouse digitalization automation robotics warehouse technologyDid you know? E-commerce sales are set to skyrocket from $2.8 trillion in 2018 to $4.9 trillion in 2021 according to Statista.

How Exception Automation and TMS Streamlines the Dock

Cerasis

The post How Exception Automation and TMS Streamlines the Dock appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Inbound Freight TMS exception automation and TMS

Cost, operational challenges hinder port automation

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ben Meyer in American Shipper has summarized a McKinsey report on port automation and port modernization. One interesting point in the discussion is that port operators are actually not seeing productivity gains in automated ports. They … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Production Operations Shipping Strategy Supply Chains automation infrastructure performance ports productivity technology

AUTOMATED STORAGE SYSTEMS

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

After Friday’s class talking about warehousing and its design I decided to investigate, as an electronic engineer, about automated warehouse’s design. One of its storages systems is the automated warehouse for heavy loads with automated access to unit loads too.

A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst, Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC

Most companies publicly communicate the belief that automation is a valuable asset for supply chains. However, if you look into how many have actually invested in automation, you’ll find that their actions often do not match the rhetoric. How can one efficiently utilize automation?

Automation in the Warehouse: It’s All About Capacity

Cerasis

Automation in the warehouse is essential to meeting the growing demand of e-commerce and the blending of traditional supply chain channels into the omnichannel supply chain. Warehouse Capacity Is Tight Warehouse managers have made great strides in implementing systems that utilize automation.

21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization

Cerasis

The post 21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Automation Distribution Supply Chain distribution center automation

Automated Vehicle Update; Some Hurdles Remain

LandLink

Though field testing for automated vehicles has been relatively successful some hurdles to full implementation remain. Namely, consumer acceptance and comfort in riding in these vehicles.

Warehouse Automation Global Market Update

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group released its updated Warehouse Automation & Control (WAC) market study last week. The post Warehouse Automation Global Market Update appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation Warehousing warehouse automation warehouse control system WCSThis research is an evaluation of the market with detailed analysis of the 2017 base year and a five-year forecast through 2022.

Swisslog Leads the Automation Movement in Thailand

Logistics Manager

Because of this, automation is being hailed as the way forward for many businesses in the warehouse and logistics field. One of the world’s premier providers of automation solutions, Swisslog , has become synonymous with the technology.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

We’ll address how automation in the supply chain will provide employees with the following: More Strategic Procurement. Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts).

Semi-automated Sorting System

Material Handling and Logistics

Panasonic has introduced Visual Sort Assist (VSA), which combines scanning technology and projection to speed up the process of sorting parcels on a conveyor belt

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Late last year, a San Francisco politician launched a statewide campaign to raise money for a California ballot that would penalize private enterprise for embracing automation in the workplace. Certainly, there will be taxes that relate to automation.”. Should we tax automation?

How Warehouse Automation is Enabling the E-Commerce Explosion

Logistics Viewpoints

These changes are in turn driving growth in sales of warehouse automation systems. All of this I knew from general interest in business and prior research into the global warehouse automation […]. The post How Warehouse Automation is Enabling the E-Commerce Explosion appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends Warehouse Automation Warehousing e-commerce e-commerce fulfillment warehouse automation

10 situations where automation makes sense

DC Velocity

Whether it's saving space, boosting productivity, or slashing processing costs, the benefits of automation can make it a logical move. Here are some signs that your operation is ripe for automation.

Automated Order Processing and Proactive Inventory Management

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

Organizations need to focus on demand driven supply planning, utilizing real time information on customer orders from all marketplaces (e-commence, Amazon - or other online retailers, and point of sale data from brick and mortar).

When Order Fulfillment Automation Does, and Doesn’t, Make Sense (Part 1)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking for interesting soundbites about automation, look no further than Elon Musk and Austin Powers’ Dr. Evil. The first one, in discussing early efforts to mechanize Tesla’s production line, Elon Musk concluded that the automaker had “ automated some pretty silly things.”.

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Automation Logistics Supply Chain Trends

Streamlining and Automating the Procure-to-Pay Process

Talking Logistics

Streamlining and automating the procure-to-pay (P2P) process is something many companies are focused on, especially those dealing with hundreds, if not thousands, of suppliers and high volumes of purchase orders, shipments, and invoices. What are the current challenges companies are facing in their efforts to streamline and automate their P2P processes? What is the business case for this automation?

When Warehouse Automation Does, and Doesn’t, Make Sense (Part 2)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

In last week’s post, we offered up five questions your company could use as a litmus test for determining whether or not to invest and use more warehouse automation.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

As automation increases over time, humans become involved in fewer. most of the automated tasks were. The new era of AI-led automation is replacing humans’ subjective decision making. Automated resume screening for job matching There are video interviewing tools out there that.

Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Cerasis

But warehouse managers can do something about it by using warehouse automation. As explained by Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management , warehouse automation has driven double-digit growth in warehousing over recent years. Automation Warehouse

Is Automation the Answer to Last-Mile Delivery Pains?

Bringg

Automating your delivery operations chain is critical if you want to meet the new status quo for customer experience while maintaining profitability. That’s where machine learning and delivery automation come in. Warehouse Automation. Automated Dispatch and Route Optimization.

[Video] Streamlining and Automating the Procure-to-Pay Process

Talking Logistics

Omar Nadi, Director, Supplier Product Management at Elemica , discusses how companies can streamline and automate the procure-to-pay (P2P) process. Omar Nadi, Director, Supplier Product Management at Elemica, discusses how companies can streamline and automate the procure-to-pay (P2P) process.

AUTOMATED PARKING

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

It is common to see many tall building in my city Medellin, not as in Valencia for example, were the buildings are only a certain high, in my city there are buildings up to 40 floors high with parking floors that account for the first 3 to 4 floors.

Navigating the Road to Successful Automation - A Process Driven Approach

Speaker: Jon Leposky, Director of Operations and Logistics, Z Customization

Automation can be an incredibly powerful tool to lower costs, increase capabilities, and enable scaling. However, the road to implementing automation can be long and challenging, even when all the proper steps are taken. Which processes are the best candidates for automation.

Automation: the unstoppable force

Fleet Owner

But what will this mean for truck drivers

WMS and Warehouse Automation & Control: Complementary… and Increasingly Competitive Solutions?

Logistics Viewpoints

Warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse automation systems have long been complementary technologies with adjacent and sometimes overlapping functionality sets. The post WMS and Warehouse Automation & Control: Complementary… and Increasingly Competitive Solutions? Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems Warehousing automation fulfillment WCS WMS

Jungheinrich Acquires Majority Stake in ISI Automation

247 Customs Broker

22nd February 2019 Jungheinrich is to acquire ISI Automation of Lemgo, Germany. The move will see the turnkey automation solution specialist become part of the forklift giant, which describes itself as one of the world’s leading providers of intralogistics solutions.

Consolidation and automation help improve P2P process

Fleet Owner

Fully automated companies take 3.9 The time it takes to process an invoice is another important measurement of your efficiency. days, while the manual process can take 17.1

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

From manual to automation 4. Additionally, machines can automate non-cognitive tasks. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g From manual to automation. evolution of recruiting practices can be described in three phases: Past — Largely manual and lacking automation.

Automating the procurement process

Fleet Owner

Automating the back office operations not only eliminates paper and manual processes, but it also brings structure to the process and the people involved in your business

Arming Warehouses with Robotics and Automation

Morai Logistics

The Canadian supply chain and logistics industry foresees a promising future integrating robotics and automation into their processes. Statistics showed that by 2025, USD$67 Billion will be invested into robotics and automation. Factory Automation. For instance, the manufacturing industry currently integrates robotics and automation into their warehouses. Robotics and automation yield proven results that benefit many industries. Automation Technology

Logistics Automation and Blockchain: What’s the Potential?

Cerasis

Up to 64% of supply chain leaders consider Big Data Analytics the best way to overcome supply chain challenges, asserts Antonia Renner of ComputerWorld, but new technologies, such as logistics automation and blockchain, may hold much more opportunity than meets the eye. Logistics automation and blockchain have potential applicability to payment processing, freight location monitoring, order fulfillment, and more. What Limits Automation in Today’s Supply Chains?

Manhattan Associate’s Warehouse Management Solution Changes the Rules of Automation

Logistics Viewpoints

They have changed the rules of automation, employed significant forms of optimization not currently used in warehouse management systems (WMS), and greatly improved the ability to fulfill e-commerce orders. The post Manhattan Associate’s Warehouse Management Solution Changes the Rules of Automation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems automation efulfillment WCS WMS

FAQ about automated fuel delivery

Fleet Owner

With an Automated Fuel Delivery system (AFD), you never have to monitor tank levels or order fuel again and you will have fuel in your tanks when you need it, at a good price