Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights!

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The post Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights! Have you seen Terminator? That movie in which robots become self aware and decide to attack the human race? Last week representatives of over 100 robotics and artificial intelligence companies wrote an open letter to the United Nations.

Order Pickers

Material Handling and Logistics

Toyota Forklifts has introduced three new order pickers which feature optional Lift Logic Speed and Height Control System

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Omni-Channel Order Management Strategies for Success

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I recently wrote an article about the factors contributing to the growth of the omni-channel order management system (OMS) market. The post Omni-Channel Order Management Strategies for Success appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Omni-channel logistics omni-channel order management order management

Orchestrating the Future of Order Fulfillment

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The post Orchestrating the Future of Order Fulfillment appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems order fulfillment warehouse automationIt seems no matter where we look these days, robots and other uses of artificial intelligence are not hard to find. From our cars and smart appliances to Alexa and Siri, the rise of AI technology has permeated our daily lives and is changing the way we operate.

Omni-Channel Order Management Growth Drivers

Logistics Viewpoints

Omni-channel order management is essential for today's changing business environment. The post Omni-Channel Order Management Growth Drivers appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Omni-channel logistics omni-channel order management supply chainWhile integration issues abound, the market for OMS is poised to grow. This is due to a combination of factors including cloud deployments, increased use of ship from store, and artificial intelligence.

FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi electric trucks

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Vehicles will reduce transport costs through fuel savings, improved safety, FedEx says. Green Logistics

Order Picker for Long Products

Material Handling and Logistics

Combilift has introduced a purpose-built order picker for long products

Toyota Forklifts launches new order picker model line-up

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The company expanded its product line to help warehouse customer meet growing demands. Material Handling

Hapag-Lloyd Orders 11,100 Reefer Containers

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The new order will be added to their existing fleet of 91,000 reefer containers, delivery will begin in August 2018 and is expected to be complete by December 2018. The post Hapag-Lloyd Orders 11,100 Reefer Containers appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Easy order in McDonald’s

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Usually, when someone thinks about going to McDonald’s, it has a clear idea on its mind: Arrive to the restaurant and make a queue until its your turn and you ask for your order.

FAST-FOOD ORDERING

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The main trend in the fast-food restaurants is the use of self-order kiosks. Additionally, the fast-food restaurants have established a special queue for this kind of orders, speeding up the delivery process. The possibility of forecast the demand in advance (mobile ordering).

How to Reduce Warehouse Labor Costs With Smarter Order Picking

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Not so in the fulfillment warehouse, where travel time is the enemy of efficient order picking. Without the right system-aided picking process, you’re paying order pickers to walk, not to pick. The word “travel” is usually associated with positive things. Vacations…New adventures….

September sets another Class 8 order record

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While September sales weren't as strong as August, it was the best September on record and fifth best month of 2018, according to research firms

Personalized Customer Order Management

Material Handling and Logistics

Manhattan Associates Inc. has introduced Customer Engagement, a solution that gives gives retailers the ability to personalize shopping experiences by incorporating social media conversations

Summer doesn't slow down record-breaking trailer orders

Fleet Owner

August marks the second straight month of higher than anticipated trailer orders with August orders 27% higher than July and 141% year-over-year

United Airlines Place Order for 787 Dreamliners

Airfreight Logistics

United Airlines recently confirmed an order of four new Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The airline is expanding their commitment to the 787 Dreamliner program repeating an order four more 787-9 airplanes. The announcement was made at the Farnborough Airshow in England.

Amazon orders 20,000 Mercedes-Benz vans for parcel delivery program

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Vehicles will be leased to small fleet owners in online retailer's "delivery service partner" program, making Amazon the world's largest Sprinter Van customer. Transportation

Chilled Trailers Ordered

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The initial order, for delivery between now and November, is for 40 bespoke trailers, 20 for Culina Logistics – market leader in UK chilled shared user logistics, and 20 for Morgan McLernon – the Group operation in Ireland. The relationship between Culina Group and SOR is in its infancy with this order being the first of what we hope will be many,” said Thomas Van Mourik – Culina Group CEO. The post Chilled Trailers Ordered appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Supply Chain Risk and My Online Order

Talking Logistics

The other day I ordered some new cologne from a website I had used only once before. I received the order confirmation that they had accepted the order and I have been awaiting shipment updates ever since. They have not charged my credit card yet, so I wonder if I will receive my order or if it will arrive later than I requested. Could political risk impact my cologne order?

Trailer orders breaking records this summer

Fleet Owner

ACT and FTR both tracking record-breaking trailer sales as builders try to keep up with carriers, who are also ordering new trucks at a record pace

California truck leasing firm orders 50 Tesla Semis

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TCI will lease trucks for routes within 300- to 500-mile range. Transportation

ONE Orders 14,000 State-of-the-Art Reefers

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ONE ) has made an investment in its reefer business segment with a new order of 14,000 state of the art, advanced generation refrigerated containers (13,000 x 40 foot and 1,000 x 20 foot units). The post ONE Orders 14,000 State-of-the-Art Reefers appeared first on Logistics Manager.

FedEx Express Order 24 Boeing Freighters

Airfreight Logistics

billion will appear on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries web page. This new order arrives at a time when the air cargo industry continues to grow and gather strength on a global scale. The post FedEx Express Order 24 Boeing Freighters appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Class 8 truck orders keep breaking records

Fleet Owner

Six of the top 12 order months on record have happened in 2018

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.”.

6 Steps to Effectively Implement an Order Management System

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Fortunately, you can follow these steps to ensure you implement an order management system properly. Plan How to Implement an Order Management System. An operational lull is defined as a time when overall incoming orders are at their lowest volume.

FTR: Trailer orders remain ‘historically strong’

Fleet Owner

Orders in March topped 27,500 units

Class 8 orders remain on a roll

Fleet Owner

Total orders for the first quarter were “the largest in history,” one analyst said

FTR: Record preliminary trailer orders for February

Fleet Owner

According to FTR, even though orders dropped from huge volumes of the past few months, they still remain historically high

Heavy-duty truck orders hit 12-year seasonal adjusted high in June, ACT said

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Fourth time in six months that net orders exceeded 40,000 units. Transportation

The Virtual Apparel Warehouse and Order Fulfillment

Apparel Logistics

If you over-order a product, you're stuck with inventory you can't sell, which can eventually bankrupt your business. A virtual apparel warehouse can make order fulfillment far more effective.

The Importance of Shipping The Perfect Apparel Order

Apparel Logistics

How Do You Ship the Perfect Apparel Order? When you're striving for perfect orders, what are you striving for? The order should contain the right items in the quantities, sizes, prints, and colors your customer ordered. Orders should also be delivered in a timely fashion.

American Airlines Orders 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Airfreight Logistics

It was recently announced by both The Boeing Company and American Airlines that the airline look to double their 787 Dreamliner fleet with an order for 47 of the super-efficient aircraft along with 28 options.

Bombas Relies on Outsourced Order Fulfillment to Handle Demand

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The TV coverage sparked an immediate 1,600% increase in orders that needed to be fulfilled by Bombas’s outsourced order fulfillment partner, Amware, from its Northeast fulfillment center in Cranbury, NJ Lights. Camera. Avalanche. This past October, sock company Bombas , experienced a Black Friday-like business peak after a highly-positive segment on Good Morning America.

Hapag-Lloyd orders 8,600 reefers from MCI

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Hapag-Lloyd orders 8,600 reefers from MCI. Production has begun in China for the order that includes 2,000 controlled-atmosphere containers.

Qatar Place Order for Five Boeing 777 Freighters

Airfreight Logistics

Qatar Airways recently announced at the Farnborough Air Show they have finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters. At current list prices, the order is worth $1.7 The new order, when completed will increase their Boeing Freighter Fleet to over 20 aircraft.

US Capital-Equipment Orders Rise in Sign of Resilient Demand

Material Handling and Logistics

Orders placed with U.S. Non-military capital goods orders excluding aircraft rose 1% m/m (est. Excluding transportation-equipment demand, which is volatile, durable-goods orders rose 0.9% (median estimate 0.5% Orders for machinery fell 0.8%

IMPORTANCE WHEN CHOOSING AN ORDER PICKING SYSTEM

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The picker collects the products for an order in one or several containers. The selector moves within specific zones of the goods, selects the desired number of items and places them in a container of orders. Average order size.

Heavy-duty truck orders in January hit highest monthly levels in nearly 12 years

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ACT, FTR report best month for net new orders since March 2006. Transportation

Omni-channel Solution for Order Management

Material Handling and Logistics

Infor Networked Order Management is a new solution aimed at helping brands and retailers improve omni-shopping experiences by enabling a new level of flexibility in orchestrating inventory