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.

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

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 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.

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

Light-Directed Picking System

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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

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

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: How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry 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.

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

UPS expands destination list for Saturday export pick-up service

Logistics Management

Global transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said today that it is making a significant expansion to its Saturday pick-up offering for export shipments. This expansion comes in the form of adding 122 countries to the current 57 destinations that receive Saturday pick-up service.

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

[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

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: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

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: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick digital disruption Digital Supply Network Elemica

Plus One Robotics launches piece-picking robot for package sortation

DC Velocity

Startup lands $2.35 million investment led by Schematic Ventures, plans to hire 20 employees within a year. Material Handling

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.

Sealed Air annual contest to pick newest Bubble Wrap design

DC Velocity

Bubble Wrap ballot options include four patterns: Toy box, veggie patch, fresh leaves, and awareness ribbon. Contest ends February 5. Material Handling

Is 2019 the Year of Robotic Piece Picking?

Logistics Viewpoints

I’m told that robotic piece picking was the stand-out theme at LogiMAT last month and that theme will surely cross the pond to ProMat next month. The post Is 2019 the Year of Robotic Piece Picking? The overall structure and content of the MHI Promat and Modex events evolves very slowly from year to year. However, a prevalent theme seems to arise each year that differentiates one event from years prior.

AutoStore picks New Hampshire for first U.S. office

DC Velocity

Site will host training and demos of Norwegian company's goods-to-person fulfillment system, firm says. Material Handling

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

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: Is Your Supply Chain Millennial Ready? Editor's Pick Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Baby Boomers Ken Hughes Millennials Shipper Symposium Transplace

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

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: 5 Real-Time Visibility Features Required for Predictive Analytics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick project44 real-time visibility

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

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: Fluid Futures – Creating Value from Uncertainty appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick GEODIS innovation supply chain

Track Pick Status in Real-Time

Material Handling and Logistics

TouchPath has extended its peak-season-scalable Touch3PL solution with the addition of a “power picking” Control Center’ option

apetito picks Volvo for Portbury DC

247 Customs Broker

apetito, the supplier of food to the health and social care sectors, apetito, has chosen six Volvo FH tractor units for its main distribution centre… The post apetito picks Volvo for Portbury DC appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

How to design an efficient picking?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

As Cristina, I have also been looking at the 50 proposed questions and I saw some of them about picking. What does it mean picking about “operator-to- product” or “product-to-operator”? Tips to optimize picking. Types of existing picking.

ArrowXL picks PostTag to boost delivery accuracy

247 Customs Broker

The PostTag system checks the address details of every scheduled delivery… The post ArrowXL picks PostTag to boost delivery accuracy appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. [og_img] ArrowXL is to use PostTag technology to improve the accuracy of delivery information.

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.

Voice-Picking for Android Users

Material Handling and Logistics

Honeywell has launched a fully integrated voice-directed productivity solution for SAP Business One users

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.