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1. How The Global Logistics Software Market Is Growing Significantly – And What This Means
... paper. In warehouses, human pickers are being replaced by robots. On the road, human drivers will soon be replaced by autonomous vehicles. It’s easy to see why these changes are taking place. Software ...
Created on 31 October 2017
2. It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s a Walmart Blimp!
...  like Walmart. Is it possible to deliver products from floating warehouses using autonomous flying drones? Assuming the company can navigate the technical and regulatory hurdles (there are plenty of those ...
Created on 13 September 2017
3. Reverse logistics will trash your inventory plans
... forward Forward logistics is what most people think of when they contemplate stocking warehouses. Buyers project sales for the period, place orders, stock distribution centers and local warehouses, stock ...
Created on 12 September 2017
4. The Rise of Logistics Tech Activates Entrepreneurs
... resources to good use. Perhaps, they have a few spare trucks that could be helpful resources in a big chain’s regional warehouse?  The combining of resources is facilitating growth for both small businesses ...
Created on 30 August 2017
5. DB Schenker Reduces Onboarding Time for eCommerce Customers
... service to small-to-medium sized organizations. To streamline business processes, Magic xpi seamlessly connected webshop, ERP, warehouse, transport and return management software using SOAP technology ...
Created on 30 August 2017
6. The Robotic Revolution
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. Need to Trim Supply Chain Costs?
Simple is good, especially when we're looking for ideas on cuttiing supply chain costs, right? In an article on the Business 2 Community site, Christopher Moore gives us a headstart with a few ideas on ...
Created on 26 January 2017
8. Logistics Career Considerations
A consistent theme we've seen this year has been the need for supply chain workers. Demand is especially high on the logistics side, with the rise of ecommerce and resultant spike in shipping.But is that ...
Created on 15 December 2016
9. Have You Connected the Dots Yet?
... in hours rather than days. That means making accurate inventory information available from your own warehouses and being able to drop-ship directly to the customer. This may not be the case for every order ...
Created on 17 November 2016
10. eCommerce Drives DC Change
Direct-to-consumer order fulfillment continues to grow, and to support that order profile DCs have had to change their ways of doing things. "Each picking", which used to be a real exception, is getting ...
Created on 03 November 2016
11. Are We Really Ready for Software Robots?
It's not enough that robots are roaming our warehouses? They'll soon be maintaining supply chain software as well (presumably different robots....)?Rich Quinnell on the EBN site makes the case for automati ...
Created on 19 September 2016
12. WMS Resurgence
WMS systems are undergoing a resurgence and it's no surprise that the ecommerce boom is driving it. A recent study shows that functionality required to support ecommerce order fulfillment is buing built ...
Created on 07 September 2016
13. Integration is Still an Issue
... that orders are delivered as specified by the customers. The issue is the lack of a viable and stable connection between the ERP and EDI systems. Any other systems such as warehouse management (WHM), logistics ...
Created on 30 August 2016
14. REI Builds a Sustainable DC
When we think about supply chain sustainability, something as basic as warehouse design doesn't typically come to mind.It's extremely important, though, and an acknowledged leader in sustainability, RE ...
Created on 30 August 2016
15. 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
16. Succeeding at the Last-Mile Challenge
The race is on to solve the 'last-mile' dilemma, according to Bridget McCrea on the Supply Chain 24/7 site. Getting products purchased on-line from the DC into the customers' hands can make or break a ...
Created on 23 June 2016
17. Drones in the DC
...  has announced tests of drones within their DCs to gain efficiencies, according to the Supply Chain 24/7 site. Automation of mundane tasks in the warehouse can provide big cost savings. Check out the  ...
Created on 16 June 2016
18. Inventory Positioning for Omnichannel
We've recently looked at the costs associated with servicing omnichannel consumers. In a followup to the original article, Richard Sharpe gets into more detail.The cost of getting inventory into the right ...
Created on 12 May 2016
19. Robots Making Supply Chain Inroads
Robots aren't coming for our jobs, are they? In a recent survey, supply chain professionals see them having a big impact in the very near future, so it may be a good idea to keep working hard!On the Wall ...
Created on 14 April 2016
20. Cloud WMS
Are WMS systems ready for the cloud, and is the cloud ready for them? Latency has been a problem, but improvements are on the way and Gartner thinks cloud WMS adoption will be at the 90% level by 2020.On ...
Created on 14 April 2016