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.

Warehouse Operations: Optimizing the Picking Process

Cyzerg

When optimizing the picking process in a warehouse, it is important to recognize two key concepts. First, no one strategy or technology fits every case. Second, effectively improving warehouse operations requires a combination of data collection, process improvement, and technology. Warehouse Operations

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. In fact, it can comprise as much as 50% of the picking process – and up to half of your warehousing labor cost. The word “travel” is usually associated with positive things.

Editor’s Pick: Moving Out Of China Isn’t So Easy

Talking Logistics

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Improved Picking & Warehouse Efficiency thanks to Picking Autonomous Mobile Robots & Voice Commands.

[PODCAST] Why Do Missed Freight Pick Ups Occur & What Can Shippers Do About Them?

Cerasis

As you may remember, Chris is responsible for managing the Cerasis team who is responsible for arranging freight pick ups with our shipper customer’s vendors. In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear : Why Freight pick ups are more common than one thinks on the LTL side of this industry and what are the multitude of reasons why missed freight pick ups occur. Freight Podcast Transportation Management freight pick ups

Editor’s Pick: How the Best Transportation Operations Build Loyal and Happy Customers

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Editor’s Pick: Is Your Supply Chain Millennial Ready?

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What Your Voice Picking System Really Wants To Tell You

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When was the last time you got lost? If you’re like most of us, you probably can’t remember, because systems like Siri do most of our navigational decision-making for us.

Editor’s Pick: Fluid Futures – Creating Value from Uncertainty

Talking Logistics

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Light-Directed Picking System

Material Handling and Logistics

Dematic has introduced a light-directed picking system for order fulfillment

Editor’s Pick: Be the Partner Your Customer is Looking For

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Robots set record for autonomous piece picking

DC Velocity

RightHand Robotics says machines "picked and placed" 131,072 items during the Modex show in April. Material Handling

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Carhartt appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Case Study Editor's Pick Andra Gibson Carhartt PINC Solutions Yard Management YMS

Editor’s Pick: RR Donnelley Achieves Results with FedEx API Integration Program

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Editor’s Pick: LTL Trends and Challenges – Density-Based Pricing

Talking Logistics

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Editor’s Pick: Top Operational Challenges Solved Through Supply Chain Visibility Solutions

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Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: Top Operational Challenges Solved Through Supply Chain Visibility Solutions appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Editor’s Pick: TMS Best Practices – Your Strategy For Modern Technology

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Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. The post Editor’s Pick: TMS Best Practices – Your Strategy For Modern Technology appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

A Quick Guide to Make Picking & Packaging More Efficient

Cerasis

Warehouses are an integral part of most industries – but order fulfillment can take a lot longer than is strictly necessary if your picking and packaging processes aren’t as efficient as they could be. Just half a percent of picking mistakes can lead to losses in profits, as well as customer losses. If you’re trying to make your process more efficient, here is a quick guide to help you improve the picking and packaging stages of order fulfillment.

Editor’s Pick: 8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018

Talking Logistics

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Videogame lets players test their picking chops

DC Velocity

JDA and Sato develop online arcade-style game for warehouse geeks. Technology

AI-based Item-Picking

Material Handling and Logistics

Universal Logic has launched a do-it-yourself version of its Neocortex software, which allows users to configure and deploy AI-based robot cells for variable picking in both manufacturing and consumer products supply chains

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Universal Logistics

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Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Editor's Pick Supply Chain Technology Trends Peter Spata PINC Solutions Universal Logistics yard management systems YMS

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Batory Foods

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Editor’s Pick: Updating Your Planning Strategies to Industry 4.0

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Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Venture Global Solutions

Talking Logistics

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Pick by Vision or Voice

Material Handling and Logistics

Picavi’s pick-by-vision solution now enables users to input information by voice

Piece-Picking Robot

Material Handling and Logistics

Dematic has introduced its Robotic Piece Picking Module designed to improve accuracy and productivity during the last touch—the point where items of varying sizes and shapes are processed by hand—of the fulfillment process

Picking technologies: When inaccuracy leads to lost customers

DC Velocity

The true cost of a mispick is measured in service levels—and by a dwindling customer base when consumer and B2B buyers turn to sources that get orders right. Technology

E-Commerce Picking Cart for Garments

Material Handling and Logistics

has developed a picking cart for an e-commerce company featuring eight compartments to keep multiple garment orders clean and separated Creform Corp.

Editor’s Pick: Using Denied Party Screening to Counter Cyber Threats

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Picking area: How to design

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

In the last class of Logistics, we were talking about picking area design. So, we can say that design is the best ally of efficiency when we talk about picking. We must take into account the next recommendations when we will design a picking area.

Kroger picks Cincinnati for first grocery e-commerce DC

DC Velocity

Ocado will provide warehouse automation, as partners plan network of 20 sites. Material Handling

Toy store picks Doddle

247 Customs Broker

Toy store The Entertainer, has appointed Doddle as Click & Collect partner, increasing customers’ choice of pick up and drop off locations open between 7am and 10pm. The post Toy store picks Doddle appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Talking Logistics

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