50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

Warehouse automation stats show that automation is making a big impact on warehouses and distribution centers. As technology awareness grows, more warehouses and DCs turn to automation to adapt to the changing landscape. Below, we’ve rounded up 50 compelling statistics to shed some light on the driving forces behind warehouse automation and the impact automation has on the industry. The number of private warehouses is growing. Warehouse Automation

Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey

Lucas

WERC’s Annual DC Measures Survey is a great tool for benchmarking your distribution center and warehouse operations, but it’s also a valuable resource for identifying trends across the industry. This year’s survey showed the growing importance of labor-related metrics in assessing DC performance. The labor and warehouse technology trends are related. Trend One: Labor Metrics Dominate .

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Know sooner, act faster and accelerate your supply chain performance!

Kinaxis

It’s a Sunday morning in May 2008. Prioritized action lists based on impact to your customers or whatever key metrics drive your business can ensure that planners are working on what matters. You need visibility that allows you to see beyond the factory’s four walls, but instead to the broader supply chain, including other sites, warehouses and if data is supplied, supplier and customer locations.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales. With the production of quality products creating less waste, the ‘scorecards’ for source reduction targets are met, provided to mass retailers and promoted, but no metrics are dealing with in-transit shipping damage.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

In a highly inspiring key note presentation at the supply chain conference, Fareed Zakaria of CNN spoke about how the jobs recovery following the 2008 recession lagged the economic recovery by as much as 64 months while the same metric for the previous recessions was significantly narrower. This will call for partnerships with service providers, enabling the ‘Uberization of transportation’ and warehousing.

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

However, in 2008 when the business grew +20%, inventories declined substantially, and part of his team won a Syngenta internal award, it became clear. In 2008 the market was ballistic. We outsource about 80% of the primary ingredients of our crop protection business, and pack it in finishing plants and ship to warehouses. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters.

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Game Changer

m/m in 2020 was taken way back in 2008 and it got ratified in 2016 in the 17th session of MEPC meeting. Reducing sulphur emissions by utilizing low sulphur fuel oils in shipping vessels will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 requirements. million metric tons annually. As carrier begins to adjust their rates, then down hierarchy players such as NVOCCs, LSPs, Trucking, Warehousing etc. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

NC State SCRC

Other indicators included data pulled from the Federal Reserve economic database, the Producer Price Index, the Purchasing Managers Index, as well as internal metrics such as the size of the company’s own sales force. This is a radical representation, as it requires thinking that the key performance metric in this case is agility and responsiveness to customer and technological change.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION: . . Warehouse Rent Rates: In Q3 2015, warehouse and distribution rental rates in the U.S MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION: . . Warehouse Rent Rates: In Q3 2015, warehouse and distribution rental rates in the U.S MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION: Warehouse Rent Rates: In Q4 2015, warehouse and distribution rental rates in the U.S MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

« Oil operators and Oil services firms - time to dissolve internal walls | Main | Enabling individual item picking in tomorrows warehouses » Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the Future of Retail Industry. Insuring that each function, including online marketing, store operations and supply chain have common objectives, metrics and aligned rewards for the coming year. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:Supply Chain Visibility: The need.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Example: For a shipper, number of shipments at a 3PL warehouse might be a relevant metric while the 3PL provider may be more interested in the number of shipments for all serviced shippers. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy.

Three Reasons Why I Love Hadoop, and You Should Too!

Supply Chain Shaman

This is a key differentiator and vastly different to the principles we know today of relational software in rows and tables and traditional data warehouse approaches using ETL where processing data requires movement. While the rest of the world was deep in a recession in 2008, and manufacturers were struggling with payroll decisions and layoffs, Hadoop innovation was in full swing. The elephants are coming! They will soon change your supply chain.