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

Data Capture and Sorting of Smalls

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] One-stop shop solution combines data capture and sorting of small shipments in one single system. Small shipments are currently still sorted manually most of… The post Data Capture and Sorting of Smalls appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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 The post Fives AMR Boosts High-Speed Sorting Options appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

UPS opens $100 million sorting hub outside Paris

DC Velocity

Largest investment ever in the country. Transportation

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.

USPS patent envisions sorting robots aboard mail trucks

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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.

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.

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. 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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

We're Close to a Crucial Breakthrough for Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

We have fantastically accurate information available quickly about all sorts of things in the supply chain — but these nodes of data-gathering are like narrowly-focused spotlights on an otherwise dark stage

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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.

When it comes to technology identify, evaluate

Fleet Owner

This is a very exciting time for the trucking industry with all sorts of new technology coming into the market and being developed almost on a daily basis.

The Marijuana Supply Chain: Is Home Delivery Next?

Logistics Viewpoints

It used to be that if you wanted marijuana, you got the flower bud and smoked it in either a joint or pipe of some sort. Today, however, the options are expanding.

'19 F-150 Raptor can tell when truck is mid-air, manage throttle off-road

Fleet Owner

Ford is upgrading its F-150 Raptor for 2019 with new continuously-adjusting suspension technology and a sort of low-speed "cruise control" that manages difficult off-road terrain while the driver only has to steer.

Böwe Systec Announces Parcel+Post Expo Plans

Logistics Business Magazine

Sorting specialist Böwe Systec has announced its plans for next month’s Parcel+Post Expo in Amsterdam. Smart sorting automation is an integrated concept from Böwe Systec that consists of a suite of solutions that do just that.

Not one IoTa—but many BACK from the EDGE

Fleet Owner

I’ve watched him learn to identify faces and all sorts of objects using his vision. I’m amazed at what I am learning about business and transportation by observing my 14-month-old grandson. He is learning to respond to sounds from his name, to Alexa

A short trade cycle to a 2020 Peterbilt 389, custom touches shown out at MATS

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Step deck-toting independent owner-operator Tad Schultz of Peosta, Iowa, has moved in recent years to a pretty quick “trade cycle” of sorts in his one-truck… The post A short trade cycle to a 2020 Peterbilt 389, custom touches shown out at MATS appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

VanRiet to Focus on UK with Flagship IMHX Display

Logistics Business Magazine

VanRiet Material Handling Systems, specialist in automatic transport and sorting solutions, is to present its flagship HC Sorter at this year’s IMHX in Birmingham. The company, well known for its high capacity shoe sorting technology, is putting focus on the UK market.

What Is Your Target Story?

The Lean Thinker

By stating what we will observe or measure when the target condition is met, we are constructing a “unit test” of sorts. One of the artifacts of Extreme Programming as practiced by Menlo Innovations is the Story Card.

Italian Automator OCM Delivers New Facility to DHL Express Bulgaria

Logistics Business Magazine

Together with the automated sort machine, capable of handling volumes as per business needs, OCM provided the express courier with the intelligent software, to manage all processes. Italian material handling specialist OCM has delivered a new automated facility to DHL Express Bulgaria.

The Cancer of Fear

The Lean Thinker

He is getting the response he expects – people are not offering thoughts (other than his) for improvements, though they are experimenting in stealth mode in a sort of continuous improvement underground. I am sitting in on a daily production status meeting.

VanRiet Sorter Plays Key Role at DHL Austria Parcel Centre

Logistics Business Magazine

This system sorts the shipments that leave the parcel centre via three different modes of transport: by truck, by courier and by airplane. For this reason, the sorting technology in the HC Sorter had to be fully geared towards avoiding errors.

UPS ‘supersizes’ Kentucky package hub

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Transportation May 17, 2019 UPS triples the size of its Louisville Centennial operations, nearly doubling sorting capacity and speeding same-day delivery capabilities. By DC Velocity… The post UPS ‘supersizes’ Kentucky package hub appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

UPS ‘supersizes’ Kentucky package hub – DC Velocity

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Transportation May 17, 2019 UPS triples the size of its Louisville Centennial operations, nearly doubling sorting capacity and speeding same-day delivery capabilities. By DC Velocity… The post UPS ‘supersizes’ Kentucky package hub – DC Velocity appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

UPS Remains Positive on Asia Opportunities

Logistics Trends and Insights

As global trade expectations are revised downward to 2.6% for 2019 from 3.0% in 2018 and the China-US trade war continues on, UPS remains focused on its global network.

Parcel Throughput Capacity

Logistics Business Magazine

Conveyors and Automation, working closely with long standing partner Interroll, have installed a full turnkey sortation system at a UK sorting facility of leading courier, Skynet Worldwide Express. The vertical crossbelt sorter at its core can achieve sorting rates of 4,000 parcels per hour.

Efficient Crossbelt Sorters

Logistics Business Magazine

The fully automated, high-performance sorting system will be installed in the existing system infrastructure of a Swiss reference customer. This particularly applies to processing and sorting the rapidly increasing numbers of smaller parcels with different packaging, sizes and weights.

18 years old and hauling in 1917; Leon Everettte, Long Haul Paul from GATS

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Wednesday night in Dallas, classic country star and gospel singer Leon Everette, with trucker-songwriter Bill Weaver, started us up with a sound-check of sorts that… The post 18 years old and hauling in 1917; Leon Everettte, Long Haul Paul from GATS appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

All cargo on arrested MSC Gayane now back en route – except the cocaine

The LoadStar

MSC has sort to ease the fears of shippers with cargo aboard a vessel arrested by US authorities this week. The MSC Gayane was impounded by US Customs on 17 June after a raid at the port of Philadelphia uncovered the largest amount of cocaine they ever found.