Warehouse Digitalization : The Future of Warehousing


Looking at the next 2 to 10 years, a predicted surge in the preference for digital transformation will bring fundamental changes to the way warehouses operate, thus taking the adoption of disruptive warehouse digitalization to its apex. warehouse manager warehouse technology modern warehouse warehouse automation warehouse digitalization warehouse optimzation warehouse efficiency

Pfizer Embraces the Digital Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Pfizer Embraces the Digital Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Pharma & Life Sciences Supply Chain Visibility Digital Supply ChainA new head of supply chain at Pfizer asked a simple question, “If Amazon can provide end to end shipment status of my orders, why can’t Pfizer.” That was the impetus for a supply chain visibility project. The company had to change their mindset and embrace a global orchestrated supply network.

Digital Twins Support Supply Chain Optimization

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Digital twin is the phrase used to describe a computerized (or digital) version of a physical asset or process. The digital twin contains a sensor or sensors that collects data to feed the asset model. The post Digital Twins Support Supply Chain Optimization appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Chemical Industry Digital twin production schedulingThese concepts have implications for complex production scheduling.

Editor’s Pick: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

Talking Logistics

This post from Elemica’s blog discusses the role of Digital Supply Networks in enabling digital transformation journeys. A digital disruption is a transformation that is caused by emerging digital technologies and business models. Ignoring digital disruptions can impact businesses. Yet in 2001, the Polaroid Corporation filed for federal bankruptcy protection because the company failed to make the smooth transition from analog to digital cameras.

A digital supply chain for the chemical industry


The digital supply chain is predicted to have an especially significant impact on many areas of the chemical industry, leading to optimized business processes, faster decision-making and continuous performance improvements. A Quantum Leap in Digital Supply Chain.

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Ty Bordner, SVP of Marketing & Business Development at Amber Road , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What exactly does “digitizing the supply chain” mean? In what ways can companies achieve value from digitization?

Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an “Easy Button”

Talking Logistics

There is a lot of discussion today about digital transformation, including why it’s important and what the benefits can be. It would be nice if you could just press an “easy button” to be digitally transformed and have all of the supply chain visibility you need, but the reality is that there are many factors that go into making digital transformation a reality. It goes well beyond just digitizing data and displaying it on a dashboard.

Is M&A Success Possible Without Digital Transformation?

Talking Logistics

In either case, digital transformation has been a key enabler for growth. . Digital transformation remains a key component of M&A. The Role of Digital Transformation and the Digital Supply Network. The execution of a merger, divestiture, or a joint venture process offers new transformative business model opportunities for organizations if they can leverage the capabilities of a digital supply network across their customers, suppliers, and logistics providers.

Digital Supply Chain: Where Can You Find Value?

Talking Logistics

There’s a lot of talk these days about the digital supply chain, including what it means and why it’s important. Two questions that always seem to come up in these discussions are “What’s the value of digitization?” When people talk about the value of digitization, it is often within the context of supply chain visibility. This requires the use of more advanced technologies and that’s where digitization comes into play. Digital Supply Chain and Risk Management.

Digital Ship Announces The Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam With A Special Focus On The Digital Supply Chain And Logistics Market

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However, achieving digital success requires knowledge and understanding, and an ability to drive your company’s digital thinking and transformation rather than be driven by it. Digital Ship’s 4th Annual Maritime CIO Forum Rotterdam will investigate how we can harness all these opportunities and will debate which are going to stick and make a difference. ABOUT DIGITAL SHIP. CONTACT: Cathy Hodge, Event Director, Digital Ship. +

Digital Nerve Center

Material Handling and Logistics

has introduced JDA Luminate Control Tower, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that serves as an end-to-end crisis control center allowing companies to see, interpret and act on real-time information from the entire supply chain and extended third-party digital ecosystem JDA Software Inc.

The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

In today’s market, it is imperative for process businesses to pursue digital transformations to meet changing customer expectations, global market demands, and increased competition. The rules of business are being rewritten with these new digital technologies.

The Digital Supply Chain Meets The Digital WMS


To stay competitive you must utilize a digital approach in both supply chain and warehouse management. Digital supply chain transformation calls for agility, which you get through functionality like resource management tools that come integrated with a Warehouse Management System.

Digital vs. Human: Will Online Services Replace Freight Brokers?

PLS Logistics

Technology and digital innovations are making a significant impact on every industry. With all of the new advancements being made, there is a constant hanging question: will the new digital optimization tools replace human jobs? digital Technology Shipping

Warehouse Robots Enable a Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

A leading MRO began a digital transformation three years ago. Because about half of this company’s 2017 revenues are related to warehousing services, several of their digital projects have been related to improving efficiency in their warehouses. The post Warehouse Robots Enable a Digital Transformation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation digital robots supply chain

The Digital Transformation of Supply Chains

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Robinson discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What does “digital transformation” mean in the context of supply chain management? What are the main hurdles companies face in the digital transformation journey?

Digital Transformation in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

Virtually all industries today are undergoing digital transformation, but the opportunities for cost savings, as well as productivity and service improvements, are arguably greatest in the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) industry because of all of their current manual and paper-based processes. How is digitization starting to transform this industry? Thus, there is a lot of room for improvement and digitization.”. Unlimited Opportunities for Digitization to Help.

Digital technology trends impacting freight shipping.


Today’s freight shippers rely on powerful digital technologies designed to accelerate efficiency. Learn how these new technologies are impacting the shipping industry

Digital Supply Chain: Hype, Confusion, and Reality

Talking Logistics

Everybody seems to be talking about the digital supply chain these days, but what exactly does that mean? Digital Transformation of Supply Chains is Taking Hold. The reality is that [digital transformation of supply chains] is taking hold.”. “We’re We’re still in the early innings of this digital revolution,” he added, and the business-to-business (B2B) world is still catching up with what we’re experiencing in the consumer realm.

Digital Supply Chain: Are You Transformation Ready?

Talking Logistics

If you Google “digital transformation,” you get over 60 million hits—and a few million of those are related to supply chain management. It’s a journey many people and companies are talking about today, but what exactly does “digital supply chain transformation” mean? What is Digital Supply Chain Transformation? Let’s begin with a definition of what digital transformation really is. What Determines Digital Transformation Success?

Unlocking The Benefits of Digital Supply Networks

Blue Grace Logistics

Digital” has become one of the biggest buzzwords in the transportation and logistics industry. Everything, it seems, is going through a digital revolution. Supply chain managers are taking a cautious approach to digitization,” he says.

The Digital Supply Chain Defined


Digital Supply Chain Defined I always insist my readers have a firm understanding of our discussion topic. To that end; A Digital Supply chain is defined as A digital supply chain is a supply chain whose foundation is built on Web-enabled capabilities.

[Video] Digital Transformation in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

How is digitization starting to transform the HBM industry? What benefits can they achieve by adopting this type of digital platform?

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Agility expands its digital platform to target e-commerce and urban deliveries

The LoadStar

Every day sees the freight industry become more digitised, with Agility the latest company to announce it is pumping money into technology with a $100m investment in its digital platform, Shipa.com.

Digital Supply Network

Material Handling and Logistics

Elemica has added new features to its digital supply network and software solutions to improve customer experience, analytics and collaboration capabilities

Stepping Towards a Digital Supply Chain

Blue Grace Logistics

The digital supply chain offers companies a degree of visibility and insight into their supply chain that was never before possible. For that reason, many companies are beginning the process of digitizing their supply chain. Moving away from the analog game of tag that was the way of doing things in the past, the digital supply chain offers companies a degree of visibility and insight into their supply chain that was never before possible. Understanding the Digital Vision .

With Tariffs In Flux, Digital Inventory Technology Might Be The Solution To Holiday Bloated Inventory Levels

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To the company that is still using clipboards, spreadsheets, and outdated manual electronic readers to track inventory, it’s time to wipe the slate clean and get up to speed with digital inventory that is powered by advanced technologies like robots and drones.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Digital Disruption: Closing the Connectivity Gap in Manufacturing with Digital Operations


Building an agile organization that can quickly adapt will mean creating digital operations that can help your company close the connectivity gap. Closing the Connectivity Gap in Manufacturing with Digital Operations. Embrace Digital Disruption.

[Video] Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Transformation Ready?

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Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define Digital Supply Chain Transformation? Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Digital Supply Chain Transformation: Are You Transformation Ready?

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3 Stats That Prove the Need for a Digital Control Tower

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Innovation through digitization has pushed control towers from a labor-intensive solution to a foundational system for the automated orchestration of supply chain order flows. Digital Control Towers Are About Action. The latter is the preeminent value of Digital Control Towers.

5 Ways to Digitize Your Supply Chain

Now, That's Logistics

Digitization can make your company’s global supply chain more efficient, cost-effective, and customer-focused while making sure it doesn’t fall behind the curve. How digitization makes the supply chain more efficient, agile, and customer-focused. Additional language available.

Digital Transformation: An Imperative for Industrial Manufacturing in 2017


Are industrial manufacturers seizing all the opportunities of a more digital world? A recent article suggests that, by 2018, only 30 percent of manufacturers investing in digital transformation will be able to maximize the outcome. However, the key – and challenge – with digital transformation is it involves more than an investment in a new technology, that investment must be part of an overall cultural shift within a company.

Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Talking Logistics

Over the past couple of years, we have published many blog posts and produced several video episodes on supply chain digital transformation (see our archives ). What’s becoming clear, however, is that digital supply chain transformation is not enough; companies also have to transform their physical supply chain networks to adequately meet the more demanding challenges and opportunities before them.

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain: Three Ways to Create Value

Talking Logistics

The process of digitizing global supply chains continues to generate a lot of interest and discussion in the industry, perhaps because it’s really about embarking on a transformational journey. What are the prerequisites to digital supply chain transformation? What is a “Digitized” Supply Chain? Considering we have had spreadsheets, PDF documents, and other electronic representations of the supply chain for years, what makes a “digitized” supply chain different?

Drone-Powered Digital Inventory

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Drone-Powered Digital Inventory appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Even though 90% of inventory is stationary in the supply chain, inventory accuracy at distribution centers, warehouses, and plants ranges from 89% to 99%*. In retail stores, this number drops to below 60%**. That’s because most of the inventory management process is still a manual activity.

The Supply Chain Digital Transformation Journey: Making Inter-Business Collaboration Better

Talking Logistics

Digital Supply Networks: Your Team Captain. You can view Digital Supply Networks (DSN) as a team member on the digital supply chain transformation journey. Finally, some leading DSNs provide email as a simple onboarding method to digitize an inter-business process without requiring supply chain partners to have any integration software. First, however, you need to connect them into the Digital Supply Network.

Nexiot Launches New Blockchain Digital Logistics Platform

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Switzerland based technology company Nexiot has launched integration with a Blockchain type Distributed Ledger to add to their Digital Logistics Platform. Smart Contracts are now a reality thanks to Nexiot’s Digital Logistics Solution introducing legal accountability to the supply chain.

Driving Digital Transformation with a Smarter, Connected WMS

Logistics Management

Why siloed logistics systems can’t deliver in the digital age

Impact of Digital Technology for Project Delivery and Execution

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Impact of Digital Technology for Project Delivery and Execution appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY. The evolution of technologies has eased and replaced traditional methodologies of project management.

Digitizing the Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel Logistics

Digitizing the apparel industry is a critical move that can help these businesses gain the insights they need to improve corporate social responsibility (CSR) and enhance supply chain management. Over 80 percent of CPOs expect digitized end-to-end process management within the next five years.

Warehouse Technology: Artificial Intelligence (AI)


warehouse technology artificial intelligence warehouse digitalization“Alexa, please automate my warehouse.”. How convenient would it be if it were that simple to automate the warehouse?

The Opportunities of Digitalization in Chemical Logistics

Talking Logistics

The digitalization of management and information processes in logistics opens up groundbreaking opportunities for companies in the chemical industry. By digitalizing these chemical logistics processes, an improved quality of collaboration comes to life. Digitalization delivers an essential contribution to the reduction of complexity within chemical logistics. For more insights and advice on this topic, please download “ Digitalization in Chemical Logistics.”.

The Digital Pathway to the Logistics Industry’s Future 

Blue Grace Logistics

Make no mistake, digitalization is merely the pathway to the future of the industry. Digital services are changing the game, increasing mobility, visibility and information alike. Digitalization is Reshaping the Industry . The Effects of Digitalization on Legislation .