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

UPS opens $100 million sorting hub outside Paris

DC Velocity

Largest investment ever in the country. Transportation

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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.

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. [og_img].

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.

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.

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.

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. The post Datalogic Imager Designed for High-Speed Sorting Applications 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.

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

247 Customs Broker

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.

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.

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

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?

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 […].

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.

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.

3 Ways To Plan A Delivery Route With Excel

Routific

They very quickly permeated into many different parts of the business, and today, spreadsheets are used pretty much in any context where tabular lists are built, sorted, and shared.

This Week in Logistics News (June 20 -26)

Logistics Viewpoints

Well, sort of. Baseball is back! After a long series of negotiations, Major League Baseball and its players have finally agreed on a format to begin the 2020 season.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (June 20 -26)

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Well, sort of. Baseball is back! After a long series of negotiations, Major League Baseball and its players have finally agreed on a format to… The post This Week in Logistics News (June 20 -26) appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

The three world’s e-commerce giants all use the unmanned system to improve the capability of their warehouse

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Now I want to share you with the unmanned sorting warehouse. Once the warehouse has received the goods, the Robot Arm can sort the goods and measures its weight and its volume.

Pro drivers to the rescue on the practice of flashing brights to signal space to merge, and a highway-speed-cutoff PSA

Overdrive Online

A West Coast newspaper columnist corrects the record on signaling with truckers leading the way, and: A PSA of sorts for motorists with a tip from pro Gary Buchs -- use your turn signal early and often when passing a combination truck to combat impatient traffic behind you and the "highway-speed cutoff.".

'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.

Amazon Continues to Grow its Delivery Station Network

Logistics Trends and Insights

Sortation centers : Associates sort customer orders by final destination and consolidate them onto trucks for faster delivery. Have you noticed an increasing number of Amazon delivery station announcements?