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].

UPS opens $100 million sorting hub outside Paris

DC Velocity

Largest investment ever in the country. Transportation

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.

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

247 Customs Broker

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

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

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.

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.

What Are Dark Warehouses and What Do I Need to Know?


High-speed sorting equipment. For the dark warehouse to function, a high-speed sorting system would operate independent of human input and move products and freight throughout the warehouse. Demand to increase efficiency in warehouse management is at an all-time high.

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.

Amazon Air takes off for Miami with Atlas, despite concerns over pilot numbers

The LoadStar

Amazon has a facility to sort packages at Miami and four warehouses in Miami-Dade County within 12 miles of the airport. Amazon Air has started a double daily freighter flight to Miami, operated by Atlas Air, despite concern about pilot numbers.

Pouch Sorter Claims Faster Handling of Flat-Packed Items

Logistics Business Magazine

Efficient buffering and sorting solutions for single parts can be implemented. This conveyor concept for single parts is used for the transport as well as for the buffering and sorting of hanging garments.

'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.

April Fools’ Day Greatest Hits from Talking Logistics

Talking Logistics

That last one sort of came true a year later. ). Happy Easter and Passover to all who celebrate. It’s also April Fools’ Day. I didn’t get a chance to write an April Fools’ post this year, but check out some of my past posts: Breaking News: Walmart, Facebook, and Uber Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Unrivaled Commerce Experience.

Omnichannel Warehouses in Focus for Vanderlande at LogiMAT

Logistics Business Magazine

This unique 3D automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS), with built-in sorting and sequencing capabilities, is an important aspect of Vanderlande’s FASTPICK and STOREPICK evolutions.

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Customers are relying on better and faster deliveries for all sort of goods and services. 2017 was an important year for delivery logistics. But this evolution in the supply chain, and for last-mile fulfillment, in particular, doesn’t end with retail. From restaurant chains to supermarkets to pharmacies to service providers, the world of logistics is experiencing unprecedented change.

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

Leipzig – the new capital of European logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

The sorting line is controlled by a superhuman mind – a computer system with its own DHL software. Overhead, the snake of the sorting line creeps along. Sorting conveyor. Every time I make orders from Ukraine or Germany, all my parcels pass through DHL Leipzig hub.

The Logistics Behind Santa Claus

GoShip Blog

The plane lands, the containers get unloaded and all of the parcels go to the sorting center. Christmas is coming, and thousands of children all over the world are writing their letters to Santa, patiently waiting for Christmas day.

Crazy processing machine| Hydroponics Factory

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

When ripe, they are picked and sorted by machine and hand, and then packaged in different boxes and containers. This software solution was a barcode-based and utilized to track the produce throughout the sorting, packing, storing & shipping processes.

Integrating Blockchain With Other Supply Chain Systems


So instead of trying to sort through all the noise yourself, ShipChain can do the research for you. In modern supply chains, communication and collaboration are everything.

US and UK forge Open Skies agreement

The LoadStar

Now comes the news that, out of the thousands of things that the UK has to sort out, it has at least agreed an open skies deal with the US. If you live in the UK (and possibly even if you don’t) you’ll be sick to the back teeth of Brexit.

Case Study: Tote Sortation Project for Leading Car Maker

Logistics Business Magazine

The sortation system has been designed to sort and return empty totes and pallets in the ILC building (80) at the Oxford plant. Located in the Rudolph and Hellmann controlled area, BS Handling has installed an 80 metre loop roller conveyor which sorts empty totes by both colour and size.

Bringg - Untitled Article


Customers are relying on better and faster deliveries for all sort of goods and services. 2017 was an important year for delivery logistics. But this evolution in the supply chain, and for last-mile fulfillment, in particular, doesn’t end with retail. From restaurant chains to supermarkets to pharmacies to service providers, the world of logistics is experiencing unprecedented change.

The time to go out to bid is now


Sort through enormous amounts of data to meet strategic goals during bid valuation. Trucking capacity is currently so tight that logistics service providers are turning away record amounts of freight.

Software Buyer Beware: Process Before Product

Logistics Problem Solving

In the case of invoice management, most of the providers that offer this service don’t have a lot or any software behind it; they are using people to manually solve problems and sort data. These sorts of data quality issues will cause your systems to not perform at optimal levels, which costs you money. Before buying new supply chain software, a company wants to make sure the software will perform as promised.

Ferag Compact Sorter Offers Increased Peak Throughput

Logistics Business Magazine

This is a mobile system with a very compact basic design, ideal for sorting goods weighing up to 12 kg. Hence, it is perfect for CEP services and e-commerce users looking for a sorting machine to increase throughput at peak times.

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management

CH Robinson Logistics

And the options aren’t much easier to sort through for ocean and air shipping. Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management | Transportfolio. As the market continues to tighten, what’s your transportation strategy for handling fluctuations?

Market Insight: APMM restructure may be a real opportunity for Kuehne

The LoadStar

In July I wrote that Mr Kuehne could be remembered as the man who sorted out the most complex consolidation puzzle in. Opportunity is knocking for Klaus-Michael Kuehne, honorary chairman and majority shareholder of Kuehne + Nagel (K+N), who might find himself tempted to stamp his final mark on the industry he has helped build and develop into a completely different beast during an unrivalled 60-year career at the Swiss logistics behemoth. APMM, again.

CBS: How UPS becomes “Santa’s sleigh” during the holiday season

The LoadStar

UPS’ main package sorting facility is working around the clock, processing 115 packages a second. CBS reports: “From the unending roar of jet engines to the constant hum of conveyor belts, it’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas at UPS Worldport, in Louisville, Ky. The shipping company expects to deliver around 800 million packages this holiday season. Wednesday may be its busiest day ever, with 37 million deliveries. That’s more than.

The Basics of Air Freight

Jayem Logistics

With this sort of administration, shippers just concede their air freight to the third, fourth, or fifth business day. This sort of air payload regularly offers the best cost investment funds because of the potential for longer travel times.

Mike Rother: The Toyota Kata Practice Guide

The Lean Thinker

The first part of the book is really an executive summary of sorts. When I landed in Detroit last week to visit Menlo Innovations , Mike Rother picked me up at the airport.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

is using AI-aided mechanical arms to help sort clothing orders. Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year?

Market insight: Where will the steady gaze of Geodis become fixed next?

The LoadStar

France’s Geodis traditionally attracts all sorts of M&A rumours, with its management team often coming up lately in private conversations that always end with “so then who is its next acquisition target?”.

Prepare Your Supply Chain For The Holiday Season


If you want to attract and keep your workers happy, you should also think about some sort of incentive plan including sign on and performance bonuses for workers who thrive during a very active time. Capacity is already being strained by Halloween candy and costumes.