Semi-automated Sorting System

Material Handling and Logistics

Panasonic has introduced Visual Sort Assist (VSA), which combines scanning technology and projection to speed up the process of sorting parcels on a conveyor belt

Sorting Solution for Poste Italiene

Logistics Business Magazine

Sitma Machinery provides Poste Italiane with three sorting systems for few different hubs to manage parcels for the e-commerce sector and improve their automation and efficiency at both hardware and software level.

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Geek + launches large size parcel sorting AMR

247 Customs Broker

Geek+ has launched the S100C, a large-size parcel sorting robot, as it expands its range of sortation AMRs. The S100C can support unit sortation, parcel… The post Geek + launches large size parcel sorting AMR appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Mini Mobile Robots bring Sorting Solution

Logistics Business Magazine

The hardware, software and management system for the ‘Mini Yellow’ sorting system has been refined to the point where our clients usually recover the cost of their investment within one and a half to two years.

Large-scale AMR Sorting System for e-commerce

Logistics Business Magazine

Geek+, a global AMR leader, has implemented a large scale AMR sorting system with Banggood, a global e-commerce player, to support the company’s growing cross-border e-commerce business of 37 international warehouses with deliveries bound for over 200 countries.

UPS opens $100 million sorting hub outside Paris

DC Velocity

Largest investment ever in the country. Transportation

American Eagle takes on pandemic fulfillment challenges with warehouse sort robots

247 Customs Broker

To conquer that challenge, many warehouses are… The post American Eagle takes on pandemic fulfillment challenges with warehouse sort robots appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Yodel automates ‘uglies’ sorting at Wednesbury

247 Customs Broker

The £1 million system has been installed at the Wednesbury sort centre replacing two manual sorting carousels. It is capable of processing up to 2,500 metre-long items per hour and will greatly enhance the speed and efficiency of the out of gauge parcel sorting process. Lucy Robertson, Yodel’s director of sort and transport, said: “The investment in equipment and technology will deliver improvements in flow as well as reduce parcel handling by our colleagues.”.

USPS patent envisions sorting robots aboard mail trucks

247 Customs Broker

Patent and Trademark Office recently granted USPS a patent for a sorting robot intended to work inside a delivery vehicle’s “freight… The post USPS patent envisions sorting robots aboard mail trucks appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Dive Brief: The U.S.

Fives AMR Boosts High-Speed Sorting Options

Logistics Business Magazine

The autonomous mobile robot (AMR), called GENI-Ant, can transport and sort both standard and extremely small, unstable items, while allowing high speed and capacity. “We GENI-Ant can be equipped with one sorting cell (cross belt) or with two stand-alone cells to enable sorting of multiple items. The post Fives AMR Boosts High-Speed Sorting Options appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

SCD: FedEx installs robotic arms for automated parcel sorting to handle rising e-commerce volume

The LoadStar

The post SCD: FedEx installs robotic arms for automated parcel sorting to handle rising e-commerce volume appeared first on The Loadstar. SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE writes: FedEx has completed the installation of four robotic sortation arms from Yaskawa America and Plus One Robotics at its Memphis Hub, according to a company announcement emailed to Supply Chain Dive.

Online Boutique Farfetch Partners with Sorted on Delivery Software

Logistics Business Magazine

Manchester-based software specialist Sorted, which describes itself as a ‘global delivery experience platform’, has announced that it is partnering with Farfetch to help connect Farfetch’s network of luxury boutiques and partners across the world. The partnership will see Sorted enhance Farfetch’s current ship-from-partner delivery proposition and be integrated into its fulfilment centres to help scale its delivery management capabilities globally.

Air cargo 2020: a combination of luck and strategy to sort the best from the rest

The LoadStar

The post Air cargo 2020: a combination of luck and strategy to sort the best from the rest appeared first on The Loadstar. 2019 is not going to go down in history as a year anyone in air freight will particularly want to remember. It started with some optimism – IATA forecasting 3.7% growth; although after a flat November 2018, it did acknowledge that “downside risks are mounting”. . The optimism didn’t last.

ATSG wins US postal service contract for new sort centre – AIR CARGO WEEK

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Air Transport Services Group has announced that its subsidiary LGSTX Services has been awarded a contract with the US Postal Service to design, install and… The post ATSG wins US postal service contract for new sort centre – AIR CARGO WEEK appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Datalogic Imager Designed for High-Speed Sorting Applications

Logistics Business Magazine

Scanning expert Datalogic has released the AV500 imager, described as an innovative 2D image-based barcode reader developed for sorting applications. Datalogic says: “Fast and secure sorting of objects with different dimensions – even irregular – are the challenges that CEP’s, e-Commerce and airports are facing today. The post Datalogic Imager Designed for High-Speed Sorting Applications appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Amazon deploys 'Pegasus' robots in sortation centers to reduce miss sorts

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Dive Brief: Amazon Robotics, already a staple of the company’s fulfillment center operation, has now moved into its sortation centers for the first time, the… The post Amazon deploys 'Pegasus' robots in sortation centers to reduce miss sorts appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

UPS opens £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK

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UPS, a provider of supply chain solutions, has opened a new £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK. Image: UPS has opened a new package sorting and delivery facility in London. The post UPS opens £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. LBR Staff Writer. Published 15 May 2018.

Fluence Automation acquires parcel processing technology firm

DC Velocity

Package sorting equipment manufacturer buys Post Integrated Solutions to meet rising e-commerce demand. Material Handling

Plenty to sort through regarding the future fate of NAFTA

Logistics Management

For more than a while now, there has been a general sense of confusion, when it comes to the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). There are many reasons for that premise, to be sure. At the top of that list, of course, is that President Donald Trump has made it very clear he is not a NAFTA supporter, at times often suggesting it could, or should, go away, and at other times saying he may be with OK with some changes.

Talking to Myself about the Top 25 Supply Chains

Material Handling and Logistics

Sorting out what it actually means to be ranked as one of the top supply chains in the world

TD146: Personal Safety Tips For Truckers

Trucker Dump

Maybe we’re seeing the beginning of a zombie apocalypse of sorts? Not the laughably slow Dawn of the Dead zombies, but those really scary fast ones from 28 Days Later that are infected by some sort. Maybe we’re seeing the beginning of a zombie apocalypse of sorts? Not the laughably slow Dawn of the Dead zombies, but those really scary fast ones from 28 Days Later that are infected by some sort. We are living in a world full of nut-jobs.

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U.S. infrastructure construction costs pose threat to economy

Fleet Owner

is plagued by the same sort of cost disease that afflicts the country’s education and health care It seems like infrastructure in the U.S.

How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. The current COVID-19 pandemic is further magnifying those challenges.

Cross-Belt Sorter

Material Handling and Logistics

BEUMER Group has introduced the BG Sorter, a high-performance sorter available for sorting any kind of items, such as parcels or bagged goods

New technologies on display in Cleantech Challenge

Fleet Owner

Across the commercial vehicle market, there are all sorts of people working on some pretty amazing projects that will ultimately make the trucking industry even more efficient than it already is

In six months, a 3x faster cog in Walmart distribution machine

Fleet Owner

New consolidation center to automate sorting LTL freight to truckload, revising what's now a manual process and allowing greater agility at a big step in the retail giant's supply chain model

Gap Inc. Speeds Up Warehouse Operations With Robotics, AI

Supply Chain Brain

replaced manual picking and sorting operations with an automated system, resulting in a big boost in productivity at its distribution center Gap Inc.

Trucking innovations range from the crude to the sophisticated

Truck News

It’s an interesting one, a simple if somewhat dangerous example of ingenuity of a sort that could be seen all over the place 40 years ago. Old-timers and students of trucking in the trenches will know about ‘prairie cruise control’ but newbies and those who hail from foreign parts likely won’t. At the wheel or […]. Transportation Newsletter prairie cruise control

DHL Express to add around 400 U.S.-based jobs

Logistics Management

CEO Greg Hewitt told LM these new positions are comprised of permanent, full- and part-time opportunities in direct management, clearance and gateway operations, pick-up and delivery service, and ramp sorting operations throughout the U.S.DHL Express U.S.

Parcel Shipping Services:  Understanding SmartPost and SurePost

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Packages start with UPS or FedEx and end up at a USPS sorting facility for final delivery by letter carriers on their regular routes. By now, you’re probably well-acquainted with the potential for parcel shipping services like UPS SurePost and FedEx SmartPost to save you big money. The basic model of each service is the same. But what else do you really know about the ins and outs of these hybrid delivery solutions?

Picking Up the Pace: The Acceleration of Kindred AI

Logistics Viewpoints

As I stated back in 2019, I found the partnership with Kindred and the integration with Kindred Sort particularly interesting. My first introduction to Kindred AI occurred at the Manhattan Associates booth at Promat 2019.

It’s time we stemmed the crude flow

Truck News

We are sort of in that figurative mindset right now, but more in line with the guy who defies science and tries […]. For me, someone going up the down staircase means that he or she either can’t read, just refuses to go with the conventional or conversational flow, or is being chased by the police. Transportation Covid-19 Newsletter Oil and Gas

Meet Volvo's 'radically different' electric self-driving tractor system, Vera

Fleet Owner

Volvo Trucks has unveiled an all-electric, fully autonomous tractor of sorts designed for specific applications to help address freight and driver challenges. There's no cab at all, like you sliced that off and left nothing but the motor and fifth wh

Trucks rely on data, and that data is open to attack

Truck News

Every component short of a piece of metal seems to come equipped with some sort of sensor, gathering data about everything from pressures to temperatures, fault codes to voltage. We live in an era of the increasingly connected vehicle. Forms … Transportation cybersecurity Newsletter

Key Performance Indicators for the Logistics Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

It can help distinguish and sort out issues during its ordinary activity. In the logistics sector, KPIs are significant for estimating production, costs, and quality rates. It includes certain measurements that are common in the logistics sector. These estimations can be viewed as elements for the improvement of the activity in the calculated. Logistics involve […].