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.

Will Taxing Robots Slow Automation?

Material Handling and Logistics

Is automation the solution to the workforce shortage, or is exacerbating the problem

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6 Benefits of Automated Material Handling

Cerasis

That’s why facilities managers and decision makers everywhere are exploring the benefits of automated material handling. Higher-Value Jobs When people talk about automation, they focus most of.read More. Automation Logistics Automated Material Handling

Automation is Enabling Elastic Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

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

A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

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

Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, and learn the key areas to help prove that implementing automation is a sound financial strategy.

Automating Cross-Border Transportation with Matt Silver

The Logistics of Logistics

We’re based in Chicago, and our primary focus is on building technology to automate cross-border transportation. 18:36] Tell us how you guys go about automating cross-border transportation. To me, automation means not having to spend an hour figuring out how to price a load.

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 Warehousing

Supply Chain Automation Is the Cornerstone of Supply Chain Success

Cerasis

Supply chain management evolves, and supply chain leaders have a grand opportunity to leverage supply chain automation and drive success. However, many leaders approach automation with a poor understanding of its capabilities, not to mention potential risks during implementation.

How to Save Money Through WMS Automation

Cerasis

In the goal of achieving warehouse cost savings, WMS automation must be a top priority for your organization. The post How to Save Money Through WMS Automation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain Technology Warehouse WMS Automation

Automated Workstation Cranes

Material Handling and Logistics

has introduced its Unified Industries brand ProPath Automated Workstation Crane Columbus McKinnon Corp.

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Digital Warehousing

SIPMM Professional Publications

Suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors should consider capitalizing on process automation. Robotics Process Automation or RPA are being introduced for warehouse modernization. The post Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Digital Warehousing appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

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.

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.

Automated Guided Vehicles

Material Handling and Logistics

MCFA has launched two Jungheinrich AGV solutions, which includes the EZS 350a NA, an automated guided electric tow tractor, and the EKS 215a, an automated guided medium-to-high-level stacker

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). Focusing on this information once per month during the S&OP meeting is too late for all business units to align. Companies should have seamless integration between order entry, inventory management, forecasting and supply planning models and purchase order status to sense risk, pull levers to mitigate potential risk, and communicate within and outside the organization. This is especially important for new product releases, in store programs or promotions (sales, end caps, PDQ. etc) or online promotions (company run or 3rd party). Depending on total supply chain lead time, not having real time visibility and analysis of this information can significantly affect sales and the bottom line.

How Automated LTL Freight Shipping Processes Creates Efficiencies

Cerasis

Unless you still love fax-machines and booking LTL freight the old fashion way; there are some great fast-evolving ways to utilize automated LTL freight shipping processes and simplify the process. Automation Freight LTL Automated LTL Freight Shipping

Mezzanines and VRCs: The Foundation of Automation

Material Handling and Logistics

Automating a warehouse can help increase product throughput while reducing a facility’s incidence of human errors

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

Retail Warehouse Automation Is Finally Top-Priority

Cerasis

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.

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.

The Micro-Fulfillment Center Automation Race

Logistics Viewpoints

Micro-fulfillment center automation is poised for rapid growth. Front and center is a number of automation technologies that can be categorized as a hybrid of shuttle system and robotic technologies. The post The Micro-Fulfillment Center Automation Race appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Omni-channel logistics Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems Warehousing AS/RS automation Micro-fulfillment Shuttle Systems

Dow Chemical Works on a Transactional Process Automation Strategy

Logistics Viewpoints

Robotic process automation (RPA) has gotten a good deal of attention. RPA is process automation software that is used to automate high volume, repeatable tasks. The post Dow Chemical Works on a Transactional Process Automation Strategy appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

The Warehouse Automation Market’s Shifting Competitive Landscape

Logistics Viewpoints

The warehouse automation market currently exhibits many characteristics that lead me to believe the competitive landscape is on the verge of rapid change. The post The Warehouse Automation Market’s Shifting Competitive Landscape appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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.

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. Being equipped with the proper tools and knowledge of common pitfalls when implementing automation can make the difference between a show stopping disaster and seamless success.

The “Soft” Side of Automation Holds the Key to ROI

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies look to automation now (more than ever) to improve throughput while bridging the labor gaps affecting so many warehouses and industries. Fixed automation such as conveyors, sortation, and storage systems are proven solutions within their respective wheelhouses.

ARC’s Analysis of the Global Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) Market

Logistics Viewpoints

AS/RS in this context includes traditional AS/RS, shuttle systems, and cube-based automated storage systems. The post ARC’s Analysis of the Global Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (AS/RS) Market appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Automation: the unstoppable force

Fleet Owner

But what will this mean for truck drivers

Warehouse Automation Growing, But for How Long?

Material Handling and Logistics

While the market is expected to grow at 12.6% over the next five years; a new survey predicts a temporary dip in revenue growth between 2020 and 2021

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.

The Cutting Edge of Fulfillment Automation

Logistics Viewpoints

The post The Cutting Edge of Fulfillment Automation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation AS/RS warehouse automationEarlier today I came across a CNBC article about a “secret” logistics summit hosted by Alphabet, the parent company of Google. The reported objective was to “explore potential business models and investment opportunities in the e-commerce space with a focus in logistics and fulfillment.”

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

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

Kroger Breaks Ground on First Automated Warehouse

Material Handling and Logistics

The company is investing $55 million to build the first CNC, which will measure 335,000 square feet and is expected to generate more than 400 new jobs

The Current State Of Warehouse Technology

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

Efficiency and speed are pressuring organizations to step up their warehousing capabilities. How are they doing this and what role is technology playing? Join us for this insightful webinar with Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder and Head Analyst at Logistics Trends and Insights, LLC, who will share substantial research and discuss professional experiences on the current state of warehouse technology.

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