Warehouse Technology: Robotics and Automation


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.

Automation is Enabling Elastic Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

To serve the ever-changing eCommerce market, GreyOrange is helping to build automated flexible warehouses

Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority


The post Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Technology Warehouse Retail Warehouse AutomationOmnichannel retail is the new “Gold Standard” for the industry.

Robotic Process Automation Can Be Used to Automate Supply Chain Solutions

Logistics Viewpoints

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is software that is used to automate high volume, repeatable tasks. The post Robotic Process Automation Can Be Used to Automate Supply Chain Solutions appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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?

Status Update: Warehouse Automation Market

Logistics Viewpoints

The 2018 growth of the global warehouse automation market was a full 2 percent greater than my prior year’s forecast had projected. The post Status Update: Warehouse Automation Market appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation WarehousingThere weren’t any “big bang” acquisitions (like KION’s acquisition of Dematic in 2016), but there were a number of transactions that expanded the acquirer’s solution set or geographic presence.

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.

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

Benefits of Supply Chain Automation

Carter Logistics

Benefits of Supply Chain Automation. When we speak of “automation” in a supply chain, people may think of drones carrying packages and self-driving trucks. Here are some examples of areas in supply chains where automation technology can be applied: Payments and invoicing.

Automation: the unstoppable force

Fleet Owner

But what will this mean for truck drivers

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).

Automation in the Warehouse: It’s All About Capacity


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.

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

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

How Exception Automation and TMS Streamlines the Dock


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

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).

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


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

Navigant: Highly automated CVs won’t top 1% until 2028

Fleet Owner

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the state of the automated medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle market, providing global market forecasts, segmented by vehicle class and region, through 2030.

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

XPO building highly automated DC in U.K.

DC Velocity

Opening in 2020, warehouse will handle food and drink goods for Nestle, as well as testing new technologies. Material Handling

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.

Kroger Introduces Automated Grocery Delivery In Houston


In today's competitive grocery market, companies are turning to autonomous vehicles, automation, robotics and artificial intelligence to stand out. The grocery home delivery market is ultra competitive.

Federal agencies seek public comment on automated driving systems

Fleet Owner

A pair of federal transport agencies said they are request public comment to help them craft automated driving regulations. The advance notice of proposed rulemaking from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway

Maximizing MHE: The “Automation-Aware” WMS

Logistics Viewpoints

Businesses trust material handling equipment (MHE) providers for automated guided vehicles (AVG), conveyors, robotics, sortation, storage and beyond. This goes beyond automation hardware—on the back page of a MHE provider’s RFP, you can often find a warehouse control system (WCS) bundled into the deal. The post Maximizing MHE: The “Automation-Aware” WMS appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems automation-aware wms

How Automation Can Help Today's Warehouse Workers

Supply Chain Brain

The technology goes well beyond robots taking over tasks that were once done by humans

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.

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

Make it automated, not autonomous

Fleet Owner

An example is the evolving vocabulary accompanying advancements in “automated” driving. Progress can sometimes be measured in the smallest of ways. Back in 2014, when Daimler AG first demonstrated the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck, executives were repea

Why fleets should automate AP processing

Fleet Owner

An invoice usually goes through five steps from the time it is received until it is paid. That means there are at least five times when human error can derail the payment process

HighJump adds warehouse automation control to WMS

DC Velocity

Automation Aware product leverages technology from new owner Korber to help users meet demands of same-day delivery, easy returns, HighJump says. Technology

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.

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.

Fluence Automation acquires parcel processing technology firm

DC Velocity

Package sorting equipment manufacturer buys Post Integrated Solutions to meet rising e-commerce demand. Material Handling

Daimler establishes global organization for highly automated driving

Fleet Owner

Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of June 1.


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.

Robotic Process Automation Software

Material Handling and Logistics

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software Kofax has added artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and other capabilities in its Kapow 10.3