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

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.

FULFILLMENT FOR DUMMIES: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Order Fulfillment Process

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

For online retailers, processing and delivering orders eats up a huge chunk of operating expenses. order fulfillment process eCommerce Fulfillment Scalability Logistics Outsourcing Third Party Logistics B2C Fulfillment Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Parcel Transportation

Don’t Wing It:  How Your Order Fulfillment Solution Is Like Flying an Airplane

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

I was recently reminded of this when I went on a popular podcast and found myself comparing piloting a plane to managing order fulfillment for an eCommerce business. order fulfillment process eCommerce Fulfillment Logistics Outsourcing Third Party Logistics

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization. Improved order processing speed and accuracy via machine learning. Enhanced visibility into every order with real-time analytics and dashboards.

FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi electric trucks

DC Velocity

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

Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers

SIPMM Professional Publications

In most distribution centers, order selecting is the most manual, labor-intensive, and high priced operation. The post Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

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.

Class 8 orders continue to droop in 2019

Fleet Owner

April Class 8 truck orders hit a 31-month low as fleets find few open build slots this year

Trailer orders break a 4-year record

Fleet Owner

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

A Business Case for Automation in Your Supply Chain

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

Why automation in order processing is at the heart of the supply chain. Most companies publicly communicate the belief that automation is a valuable asset for supply chains.

Class 8 Orders drop to smallest total in nearly 3 years

Fleet Owner

With few build slots left, 2019 Class 8 order pattern ‘pulled ahead by 3 months’ so May orders look like a typical August and make May 2019 the worst May in a decade

CMA CGM Order 50,000 Traxens Trackers

Logistics Manager

The CMA CGM Group has announced a new order for 50,000 Traxens container trackers. CMA CGM says the order of 50,000 trackers this year is part of their implementation plan to deploy the Traxens solution on a large scale for the benefit of their customers.

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

Colorado governor sign orders promoting electric vehicles

Fleet Owner

Jared Polis (D), the new governor of Colorado, has signed an executive order proposing the state pass a regulation that would require a gradual transition to zero-emissions vehicles. “As

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Improved Supplier/Vendor Management (Automated buying on an e-commerce website for repeat orders, automated freight pickups for inbound delivery, automated tracking alerts).

Order Picker for Long Products

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Heavy-duty truck orders continued slump in December

DC Velocity

FTR, ACT say pattern was expected after busy summer. Transportation

New Kenworth W990 now available for order

Fleet Owner

The Kenworth W990 begins production in January at the Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, Ohio

Orchestrating the Future of Order Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

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).

California truck leasing firm orders 50 Tesla Semis

DC Velocity

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

FTR: Trailer orders remain ‘historically strong’

Fleet Owner

Orders in March topped 27,500 units

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.

Class 8 orders remain on a roll

Fleet Owner

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

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

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Class 8 orders: December dips, but 2018 sets new record

Fleet Owner

14-year-old annual Class 8 order record shattered in 2018 but will that many trucks be built in 2019

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

Reduce Your eCommerce Fulfillment Costs: An A – Z Guide

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Third Party Logistics Scalability Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment Locations order fulfillment process order fulfillmentOnline sales are growing 15% a year.

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

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

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

Advantages of Marketing Fulfillment Inventory and Online Ordering

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

This is the third in a series of blogs focused on getting the most from your marketing fulfillment inventory program. The content is drawn from a recently published Amware-sponsored eBook titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment, which you can download here.

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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

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