Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights!

Logistics Matter

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.

Robot orders decline through September

DC Velocity

Though total orders are down, orders for robots from non-automotive companies surge in first nine months of 2018, trade group says. Robotics

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….

Order Pickers

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

qualifications, submit their resume and expect to hear back from recruiters in short order. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3.

Achieving the Impossible Dream: Perfect Order Performance

Material Handling and Logistics

When customers place an order, they expect perfection. Having grown accustomed to ordering online and waking up the next morning to the box on their porch, customers have high expectations that every order will be perfect. Automate orders.

Omni-Channel Order Management Strategies for Success

Logistics Viewpoints

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

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.

The Importance of Scalability in ECommerce Order Fulfillment

West Coast and California Logistics

Growing from 20 orders per month to 15,000 per month. But if you have the wrong solution in place for eCommerce order fulfillment, that’s a dream that may never materialize. Here at Weber, this type of quick growth spurt can, and has, happened with eCommerce order fulfillment clients.

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.

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.”.

FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi electric trucks

DC Velocity

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

It’s A Climb: 5 Tips to Managing Peak Season eCommerce Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The bad news is they represent a huge mountain of challenges for your eCommerce order fulfillment. Say the word sales, and the word surge won’t be far behind. Most eCommerce companies have at least one huge peak shipping period per year, and many are fortunate enough to experience several. The good news is these spikes can be amazing for your business. eCommerce Fulfillment

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

Evergreen orders eight 11,000 TEU ships

247 Customs Broker

Evergreen said the orders are part of its fleet renewal program. Evergreen Line has placed an order for eight newbuilds of 11,000 TEU and says it will charter 12 units of the same size, although it is unclear if those charters will also be newbuilds.

Trailer orders break a 4-year record

Fleet Owner

September 2018 orders exceed the previous record from October 2014 by over 10,000 trailers

Ryder orders 1,000 Chanje electric vehicles for FedEx

Fleet Owner

and Chanje Energy have teamed to secure what it has called the largest order of commercial electric vehicles in United States history. Ryder said it ordered 1,000 medium-duty electric panel vans from Chanje, wRyder System has teamed with FedEx Corp.

Toyota Forklifts launches new order picker model line-up

DC Velocity

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

RFID Enables Nearly 100% Order Accuracy for Retail

Material Handling and Logistics

Using RFID, companies can triple their order accuracy and reduce chargebacks. percent order accuracy. Line item RFID is showing the capability to increase supply chain efficiency. .


Trailer orders show no sign of slowing down

Fleet Owner

More OEMs are taking orders for the second half of 2019, which customers responded by reserving those future build slots

Class 8 order surge is 12 months old

Fleet Owner

For the eighth straight month, Class 8 orders surpassed 40,000 units in North America

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.

ACT, FTR report fewer Class 8 orders in November

Fleet Owner

ACT and FTR are reporting a decline in North American Class 8 truck orders in November. ACT’s preliminary data shows the industry booked 27,900 units during the month, down 36% from October but only 15% from last November. Complete industry date for

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?

California truck leasing firm orders 50 Tesla Semis

DC Velocity

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

AGV Order Picker Launched by B2A Technology

Logistics Business Magazine

B2A Technology, formed earlier this year by the merger of Alstef and BA Systèmes, has launched an order picking solution based on AGV technology. The post AGV Order Picker Launched by B2A Technology appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

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

DC Velocity

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

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

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.

6 Steps to Effectively Implement an Order Management System


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.

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

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.

FTR: Trailer orders remain ‘historically strong’

Fleet Owner

Orders in March topped 27,500 units


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).

September sets another Class 8 order record

Fleet Owner

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

Class 8 orders remain on a roll

Fleet Owner

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

Hapag-Lloyd Orders 11,100 Reefer Containers

Logistics Manager

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.

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

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.

Class 8 truck orders keep breaking records

Fleet Owner

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

Chilled Trailers Ordered

Logistics Business Magazine

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.

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.