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1. Robot Maker Increases Reach
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According to Supply Chain Dive, Locus Robotics, developer of mobile robots for use in e-commerce fulfillment warehouses, has raised additional funding. It’s infusion of $25 million in Series B funding ...
Created on 27 November 2017
2. Digital Transformation in the Supply Chain
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... Explore the capabilities and how they might help with production predictions. Robotics – Robotics include autonomous delivery vehicles as well as the arms that build cars. Bots – Bots are products ...
Created on 13 August 2017
3. Tech Will Change the Supply Chain
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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
4. Ready for the Autonomous Supply Chain?
(News)
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
5. Controlling Those Robots
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We know that the robotic revolution is on the way, but controlling them and coordinating their work within the walls of the DC are challenges.Different approaches are available based on the type of work, ...
Created on 28 March 2017
6. The Robotic Revolution
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Robots have been all over the news recently as the technology has improved, costs have dropped, and rising labor costs have managers exploring their potential. Amazon was an early adopter in their ...
Created on 21 March 2017
7. Preparing for the Digital Supply Chain
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In a new article on the Forbes site, Kevin O'Marah interviews Gartner's Matt Davis on the subject of supply chain digitization and what it means for employers and employees moving forward.It's a new tech ...
Created on 06 March 2017
8. Summary of Deloitte's CPO Survey
(News)
Sydney Lazarus reviews recent Deloitte research of Chief Procurement Officers (CPO) on the Spend Matters site.He identifies the big concerns about disruptive technologies and talent gaps/shortages and ...
Created on 25 February 2017
9. Are You Treading Water with Cost Reduction?
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The Supply Chain Shaman is using the 'treading water' anology to describe where supply chains seem to be with cost reduction efforts. There's been progress in some industries over the past few years, but ...
Created on 21 February 2017
10. Where is Procurement Heading?
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If you're involved in the procurement process within the supply chain, you've probably wondered what the future holds for your profession in these fast-changing times. Making the move from tactical to ...
Created on 16 February 2017
11. 2017 Predictions from the Analysts
(News)
You know, just when I thought we'd exhausted all the 2017 predictions, Dan Gilmore provides a bunch developed by the key supply chain analysts at Gartner and IDC.As you might expect, they come at it from ...
Created on 14 February 2017
12. Automation Affected by Labor Shortage?
(News)
In another example of how the landscape for jobs is changing, manufacturers who 'near shore' their production as opposed to sending it overseas may face a challenge. Since automation costs have dropped, ...
Created on 09 February 2017
13. Questions About Supply Chain Productivity
(News)
The Supply Chain Shaman is thinking about productivity in the supply chain and wondering why we're not seeing the same growth patterns we experienced in the past. As the next generation of technology innovation ...
Created on 29 January 2017
14. AI in Supply Chain's Future
(News)
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
15. Supply Chain Jobs of the Future
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Attracting, developing, and retaining talent is one of the greatest challenges for supply chain managers. In a recent article in Forbes, Kevin O'Marah takes a longer view, projecting future roles that ...
Created on 19 January 2017
16. 2016 In the Read View Mirror
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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
17. Industry 4.0 Moving Ahead
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Industry 4.0, which is what the digitally connected manufacturing and distribution value chain has been dubbed, is moving quickly ahead. Technologies are providing the ability to make processes smarter, ...
Created on 04 January 2017
18. Where We're Going in 2017
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'Tis the season for predictions, that's for sure. Paul Martyn has his crystal ball out and gives us his thoughts on the future in a recent Forbes article.It's certainly an exciting time we live in! Check ...
Created on 03 January 2017
19. Amazon's Trucking Moves
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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.Lots ...
Created on 27 December 2016
20. The Future for Supply Chains is Now
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The future for supply chains is now, at least for those who can adapt to change. Vishal Patel is looking at how automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) are affecting the work we do.What ...
Created on 22 December 2016