Wave Picking – What You Need to Know

Cyzerg

Wave picking streamlines one of the most complicated warehouse activities, the order picking process. So, in this article, we’ll discuss the basics of wave picking, how it works, its pros and cons, and if it’s suitable for your warehouse.

Editor’s Pick: Building the Customer Relationship

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: Building the Customer Relationship appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - GEODIS Industry Trends customer relationship GEODIS

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.

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

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

Editor’s Pick: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization

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: Creating Measurable Value with Transportation Optimization appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. In most distribution centers, order selecting is the most manual, labor-intensive, and high priced operation. It can account for up to 60% of the operation costs.

Editor’s Pick: The Long Arm of OFAC – How US Sanctions Impact Pretty Much Everyone

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: The Long Arm of OFAC – How US Sanctions Impact Pretty Much Everyone appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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: 6 Warehouse Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

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: 6 Warehouse Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

ELD options: How to pick the best ELD provider

Fleet Owner

Vik Sridhar, GeoTab's solutions engineering manager explains how to pick the best ELD provider for your fleet

Editor’s Pick: Bridging the Gap – Advantages of a Digital Supply Chain in a Perpetually Connected World

Talking Logistics

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Editor’s Pick: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

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

Light-Directed Picking System

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Control Unit for Low-Level Order Picking

Material Handling and Logistics

MCFA's Jungheinrich easyPILOT Follow semi-automatic control unit allows an order picker to follow its operator, enabling error-free picking processes

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

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: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

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

Talking Logistics

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

Talking Logistics

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What Is the Right Pick and Pack Methods for Your Warehouse?

Cerasis

The biggest warehouses are adopting drones and robotics to help or replace humans, while even the smallest are picking up the software to help increase accuracy levels. The post What Is the Right Pick and Pack Methods for Your Warehouse?

Editor’s Pick: 5 Real-Time Visibility Features Required for Predictive Analytics

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

Talking Logistics

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

Talking Logistics

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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.

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

Pick by Vision or Voice

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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

Talking Logistics

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[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

Talking Logistics

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Editor’s Pick: 8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018

Talking Logistics

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

Talking Logistics

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RightHand and Vecna offer combined piece-picking and mobile robots

DC Velocity

Partnership could reduce picking errors and human touches of inventory, alleviate labor shortages, RightHand says. Material Handling

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

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: TMS Best Practices – Your Strategy For Modern Technology appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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

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: Top Operational Challenges Solved Through Supply Chain Visibility Solutions appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.