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

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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: Be a Digital Disruptor and Win

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

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

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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: Is Your Supply Chain Millennial Ready?

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

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.

Videogame lets players test their picking chops

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

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

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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: RR Donnelley Achieves Results with FedEx API Integration Program appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick API FedEx FedEx API Integration Program project44 RR Donnelley

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.

Robots set record for autonomous piece picking

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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

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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: 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: LTL Trends and Challenges – Density-Based Pricing

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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: LTL Trends and Challenges – Density-Based Pricing appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Editor's Pick Transportation Management density-based pricing less-than-truckload LTL Transplace

A Quick Guide to Make Picking & Packaging More Efficient

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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: 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.

Editor’s Pick: 8 Truckload Market Trends for 2018

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

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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 – Batory Foods

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

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

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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

Kroger picks Cincinnati for first grocery e-commerce DC

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

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

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.

Voice-Picking for Android Users

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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

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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

Editor’s Pick: How To Implement Visual Control In Your Warehouse

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Editor’s Pick: The Ideal Inventory Optimization Approach for Omni-channel Retailers

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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. Or, when an item is needed right away, like a last-minute-birthday gift, a customer can browse store inventory, pay for an item, and pick it up the same day.

Editor’s Pick: Are Reducing Cost and Enhancing Customer Value Mutually Exclusive in the Supply Chain?

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Editor’s Pick: Dedicated Fleets – To Use or Not to Use

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Editor’s Pick: The Basics of Organizing Effectively for e-Business

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Robots With “Hands” that Pick and Pack Delicate Products at IncredibleSpeeds

Logistics Viewpoints

Robots with hands that can pick delicate objects would potentially be transformative in distribution if these arms could be attached to mobile robots. I visited Micron Products to hear about their installation of a robot, really two integrated robots, to automate the process of picking and placing small plastic fasteners into shipping crates. The post Robots With “Hands” that Pick and Pack Delicate Products at IncredibleSpeeds appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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

AI-Powered Autonomous Picking Robot

Material Handling and Logistics

Soft Robotics has launched SuperPick, an autonomous soft robotic solution designed specifically for e-commerce and retail logistics environments

Next-Level Productivity for Voice Directed Picking

Logistics Management

Voice-directed picking and other types of voice solutions are proven in warehouse environments. But suppliers are now out to make voice-directed work even more productive with analytics and optimization, as well as improvements to the voice recognition engines

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

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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Picking up the Pace with the Supply Chain  

Blue Grace Logistics

While that’s great for trucking companies, as they can pick and choose the loads they want to take, shippers are going to have a harder time meeting delivery deadlines all the same. The global supply chain has been in the process of evolving over the past couple of decades.