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1. Technology Plays Key Role in Smart Manufacturing
Smart Technologies like 3D printing and drones are driving changes in materials handling, reports Supply Chain Dive.   Read the articleonSupply Chain Dive  ...
Created on 28 May 2018
2. Walmart Takes Control Over Its Food Supply Chain
... for agriculture drones that will help automate farming.   Read the article on Business Insider  ...
Created on 19 March 2018
3. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s a Walmart Blimp!
... may be Walmart who mixes and matches blimps, drones, mechanized warehousing, and wireless communication to bring near-instant delivery to the masses and do better than Amazon’s Prime 2 day delivery service. ...
Created on 13 September 2017
4. Announcing Supply Chain Technology News - the Next Generation of
... delivery vehicles and drones, 3D printing, augmented reality are driving the supply chain into undocumented territories. Supply Chain Technology News is the forum for all those topics and more. If it ...
Created on 11 July 2017
5. Tech Will Change the Supply Chain
Knoxville's Global Supply Chain Institute has identified five technologies that will impact supply chains, reports Material Handling & Logistics. In the next five years, robotics, drones, wearable tech ...
Created on 05 July 2017
6. Ready for the Autonomous Supply Chain?
Automation is nothing new in the supply chain world. Are you ready, though, for the end-to-end autonomous supply chain? In an interesting article on the Brinknews site by Wolfgang Lehmacher of the ...
Created on 29 March 2017
7. Investment Needed!
... y in order to make use of paradigm-shifting developments like IoT, drones, driverless trucks, and more. Read her article HERE. ...
Created on 14 March 2017
8. Low Delivery Drone Adoption by 2020
With all the news about delivery drones buzzing around, you'd think the concept is ready to take off. You'd be wrong, according to a recent article citing Gartner research on the Material Handling & Logisti ...
Created on 24 February 2017
9. Amazon's 'Floating DC' Idea
Just when you thought you'd seen it all, you hear about Amazon's latest patent. It seems that 'flying fulfillment centers' that spawn drone deliveries may be in our future.... or not.It's certainly an ...
Created on 26 January 2017
10. AI in Supply Chain's Future
When you hear the 'automation' and 'supply chain' terms in the same sentence, you probably think about robots and driverless trucks.Those will definitely be a part of our future, but artificial intelligence ...
Created on 19 January 2017
11. 2016 In the Read View Mirror
2016 was quite a year, wasn't it? Supply Chain Digest's Dan Gilmore boils down the top trends and stories in a concise article about what made it so interesting.As usual, a lot of it's technology, but ...
Created on 10 January 2017
12. Amazon's Trucking Moves
Amazon created a lot of buzz (pun intended) with its testing of drones for customer order delivery. But Wired magazine's Davey Alba thinks their real logistics future is elsewhere: in self-driving trucks.Lot ...
Created on 27 December 2016
13. Big Stories of 2016
Chris Cunnane gives us a list of what he considers to be the biggest supply chain stories of the year in a fresh article on the Logistics Viewpoints site. He covers a lot of ground with his list and hits ...
Created on 22 December 2016
14. Supply Chain Drones
Although Amazon isn't dropping packages on your lawn from its drone skyforce yet, that doesn't mean they're not being used in supply chains. Drones are not only enhancing 'traditional' supply chain proces ...
Created on 25 October 2016
15. Unmanned Delivery Options are Changing the Supply Chain
... services ranging from simply managing its own delivery fleet and moving away from USPS, FedEx, and UPS, to deploying drones from local distribution centers within a 5 mile redius of delivery locations. ...
Created on 28 September 2016
16. Innovative Delivery Van for the Last Mile
... g a big investment in building networked delivery vans that can launch drones. According to Steve Banker on the Logistics Viewpoints site, the drone part of the concept may or may not pan out due to regulato ...
Created on 27 September 2016
17. Do Customers Really Need This?
In this era of omnichannel consumption, same day delivery, and drones, David Maloney asks a valid question: do our customers really want what we're trying to give them?The truth is we often just don't kno ...
Created on 27 September 2016
18. Technology in the Warehouse
We're all aware that robots have become prevalent in warehouses, but drones, too? Asset location and cycle counting seem to be tasks that are right up a drone's alley, so to speak.Steve Banker talks warehou ...
Created on 14 July 2016
19. Last Mile Delivery Discussion
The battle to determine the winners and losers for control of the 'last mile' continues. A recent Q & A session with an experienced consultant and an industry veteran by the Supply Chain Digest staff uncovers ...
Created on 12 July 2016
20. Driving Supply Chain Digitalization
Digital advances are rapidly moving into the supply chain. It's not just Big Data and analytics, though. According to the EMSNOW site, several trends are driving the changes.Read the article on the site ...
Created on 21 June 2016