Digital Transformation of Warehousing by Industry: What You Need to Know

Veridian Solutions

The digital transformation of warehousing affects every supply chain. In addition, the demands of consumers for increased transparency, better accountability, and faster throughput will cause the digital transformation of warehousing to accelerate. Technology Warehouse Management

8 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Future of Warehousing [Infographic]

RFgen

Warehousing technology is changing faster than ever. Where will your warehouse be by 2021? View the current trends in the infographic below: Warehouse Management

The Future of the Supply Chain is More Warehouses, Everywhere

AFFLINK

By 2021, $4.5 As a consequence, one unintended result of the e-commerce boom has been a literal gold rush for warehouse space. Briefly, the effort to bring more goods to more consumers faster has resulted in a sea change in the global urban and industrial landscape – warehouses.

Three Renewal Strategies For Aging Warehouses and Legacy Warehouse Technology

Lucas

There is a building boom of new DCs and rising investment in new order fulfillment and warehouse technology (robotics, automation, mobile technology, etc.). warehouses and distribution centers are saddled with legacy systems, processes and infrastructure. Warehouse is 34 Years Old.

Guide to warehouse robots: types of warehouse robots, uses, navigation & more

6 River Systems

More warehouses are adopting robotics technology than ever before. The warehouse robotics market was valued at $2.28 There are several types of warehouse robots offering varying functionality, allowing warehouses to select robotics solutions that aid with various processes.

Four Truths About DC Robots, Jobs, And Warehouse Execution

Lucas

The reality is that robots and people will be working side-by-side in warehouses for years to come. As robots find their place in the DC, warehouse operators will face new challenges in coordinating and optimizing the work of humans and their robotic coworkers.

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How does e-commerce affect warehousing?

3PL Insights

In an economy where consumer shopping habits are shifting more towards e-commerce, the state of warehousing is changing. How is the warehouse industry changing to accommodate e-commerce? The post How does e-commerce affect warehousing? e-commerce Warehousing

Why Today is the Day to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Recession

OneSCM

recession by 2021. If it’s been a while since your warehouse did an internal audit, now is the time to take action. Highs and lows are an unfortunate part of both life and business and a new study shows 3 out of 4 economists predicting a U.S.

Warehouse Labor Productivity Is Declining – Blame It On Ecommerce

Lucas

Productivity in the warehousing and storage industry dropped by 7.6 Looking deeper into the numbers shows that the government’s calculation of warehouse labor productivity doesn’t necessarily provide an accurate picture of what is happening in the industry.

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

million headset shipments by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B AR can visualize any planned rearrangements in full scale, making the warehouse a test bed for future warehouse operation modifications and planning.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

million by 2021, almost double from 2016’s 10 million. by 2021 compared to US $2.1B AR can visualize any planned rearrangements in full scale, making the warehouse a test bed for future warehouse operation modifications and planning.

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How to Change Your Inventory Management Strategy in the Omnichannel Era

Elementum

This system should provide quality and real-time information about products, from quantity, to historic demand, to shipment details, value, warehousing costs, and more. The U.S. e-commerce market has nearly doubled in size since 2011, and is forecast to grow to $737B by 2022.

The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

Tractica Research estimates that the worldwide sales of warehousing and logistics robots will reach $22.4 billion by the end of 2021. Robots are locating, tracking, and moving inventory inside warehouses, they are conveying and sorting oversized packages at ground distribution hubs.

This Week in Logistics News (August 27-31, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Toyota invests $500 million in Uber, will partner to deliver self-driving cars by 2021 (USA Today). Taking a page from FLEXE and other startups looking to help companies better compete with Amazon’s fulfillment capabilities without having to build their own distribution network, UPS launched Ware2Go this week, “a new technology company and digital platform that matches available warehouse space and fulfillment services with merchants who need to get online orders to customers fast.”

Will Robotics Emerging Technology Improve Logistical Efficiency?

AFFLINK

Among other things, the article reports that remotely-operated vessels will be common by 2030, semi-autonomous trucks will probably be common on American roads in five to 10 years, and the number of commercial drones will be 10 times higher in 2021 than 2017. Will Robotics Improve Efficiency?

Spotlight On: Robots In Distribution Centres

Logistics Bureau

Research from market intelligence firm Tractica reports that the worldwide sales of warehousing and logistics robots reached USD1.9 billion by the end of 2021. To assist, I’ve developed a table that lists the types of robots and applications in warehousing facilities.

Responding to Disruptive Delivery Models & Rising e-Commerce in APAC

BluJay Solutions

trillion in 2021, with this region leading the global mobile commerce adoption. In warehousing, process adjustments are increasingly influenced by e-commerce and the need for flexibility to fulfil customer demands for choice in terms of product, delivery timescale and location. With global giants like Amazon and Alibaba using their supply chains as a way to gain a competitive advantage, smaller retailers risk being left behind. .

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

Enterra Insights

The staff at Material Handling & Logistics magazine report, “A new survey finds that 85% of retail and 79% of consumer products companies surveyed plan to be using intelligent automation for supply chain planning by 2021.”[3] ”[3] They add, “79% of retail and consumer products companies surveyed expect to be using intelligent automation for customer intelligence by 2021.

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Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets

EFT

In 2018, RSL began deploying 'order fulfilment robots', developed by inVia Robotics, in its facilities nationwide and will be expanding with inVia's automation technology in the new warehouses. By 2021, worldwide retail e-commerce sales are projected to be 4.9 RSL will be employing state-of-the-art technology in all six new facilities.

Technology and the Supply Chain: What Does the Future Hold?

Kinaxis

According to Gartner , 5% of companies with complex picking operations will be utilizing self-navigating warehouse robots in the next three years. WEF says by 2021, the automated workforce will reach its tipping point into mainstream and become the norm.

Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment centre

EFT

NYSE: KR ), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, have begun construction on a new automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities. Koregar has said that the CFC model will be replicated in other warehouses in the US. The Kroger Co.

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Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment center

EFT

NYSE: KR ), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, have begun construction on a new automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities. Koregar has said that the CFC model will be replicated in other warehouses in the US. The Kroger Co.

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Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

Enterra Insights

Beadle reports, “By 2021, one in 10 warehouse workers in established economies will be replaced by autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). AMRs offer innovative, intelligent platforms to replace the ‘dumb’ automated guide vehicles used in warehouses and factories since the 1950s.” Gartner predicts, “By 2021, 20% of all customer service interactions will be handled by virtual customer assistants and chatbots.”

Trends Shaping Industry 4.0

Enterra Insights

Jeff Hojlo ( @jeffhojlo ), program director for Product Innovation Strategies at IDC, predicts, “By the end of 2021, 25% of global manufacturers will apply machine learning to data across product development, supply chain, manufacturing, and service for more rapid decision support, improved quality, differentiated products, and innovative business models.”[3]. ” The BOSS staff believes warehouses are where the greatest change might take place. Industry 4.0

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What is the Best E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Service for You? Amazon FBA or 3PL?

Supply Chain Game Changer

dollars in 2016 to just over 485 billion US dollars in 2021. Warehouse Pricing. Warehouse Costing. Some 3PLs even offer free warehouse storage for a limited time. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Let's Get Digital: Supply Chains Are Going to Get Smarter in 2018

Supply Chain Nation

By 2021, 20% of the top manufacturers will depend on a secure backbone of embedded intelligence, using IoT, blockchain, and cognitive systems, to automate large-scale processes and speed execution times by up to 25%.

Retailers must 'go the extra mile' to overcome inefficient and unprofitable delivery models

EFT

The key insights from the report include: Profitable opportunities lie in getting the last-mile experience right through automation: With warehouse and product sorting representing one-third of supply chain costs, there is a significant opportunity in automation.

Industry 4.0 and the Long Game

Enterra Insights

4] He’s so convinced of his position, he makes three predictions about the future of AI in manufacturing: Prediction #1 : “50% of all manufacturing companies will be using AI in some form by the end of 2021. But what kind of savings will AI-enabled robots deliver in the warehouse? Depending on the sports you follow, the long game could mean different things.

The Top 5 Impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Tractica Research estimates that the worldwide sales of warehousing and logistics robots will reach $22.4 billion by the end of 2021. Robots are locating, tracking, and moving inventory inside warehouses, they are conveying and sorting oversized packages at ground distribution hubs. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post originally published by Adam Robinson on [link]. Permission to publish here provided by Adam Robinson.

Logistics: Automation and the Future of Work

Techgistics

You cross the threshold of job replacement of certain activities all sort of at once,” Gates says, citing warehouse work and driving as some of the job categories that in the next 20 years will have robots doing them. ” There's also around 429K warehouse workers in the U.S.

Trends That Will Revolutionize Logistics in 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

By 2021, as much as 25% of the large global companies will be piloting or using AI and blockchain-based automation in transactional procurement. With the advent of digitalization, the supply chain industry is getting a complete makeover.

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Tackling the eCommerce Pick, Pack, and Shipping Process

EFT

By 2021, that number is expected to reach $4.5 That move may be essential for survival, but that doesn't make it easy, especially when it comes to the unique system requirements of e-commerce warehousing and distribution. Their shelves, walkways, and conveyor belts are purpose-built to make it easier for industrial-sized orders to get from point "A" to point "B" in the warehouse as quickly and efficiently as possible, while minimizing errors and maximizing throughput.

Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

Robotics is a big field covering everything from physical robots in a warehouse to back office robotic process automation. Some of these disruptive technologies include Uber’s self-driving truck, Amazon’s drone delivery within 30 minutes or less, and various robotic tasks that are currently replacing mundane tasks at assembly lines, warehouses, and industrial farming environments. Supply chain professionals are like the military’s special forces.

Connecting the Dots on Amazon's patents in Logistics

Techgistics

At the far end of the spectrum are topics that appear to be more the realm of sci-fi fantasy like underwater warehouses, airborne warehouses, and beehive-like warehouses, but hey, who knows. By 2021, Cowen and Co.,

Your Guide to Multichannel Selling

Unleashed

trillion in 2021. Delivering out of stock products from a warehouse. What is multichannel selling? Multichannel selling allows customers to shop and purchase through whichever channel they prefer.

Amazon Invests Big to Retrain Workers

Enterra Insights

In a separate article, Satariano writes, “Amazon has increasingly turned to robots and automation technology to fetch products from the shelves of its warehouses to ship to customers. It will apply across the company, from corporate employees to warehouse workers. ”[8] Matt Leonard ( @Matt_Lnrd ) and Roberto Torres ( @TorresLuzardo ) report, “In May, Microsoft announced a training program aimed at upskilling 15,000 workers in artificial intelligence (AI) by 2021.

How to Scale Your Business with a 3PL

3PL Insights

trillion in 2021.” You’ll order from a wholesaler, and instead of those products being sent directly to you (and clogging up your personal space), the product will be sent to a fulfillment center at a 3PL warehouse. You’ve been working on your eCommerce business for some time now.