10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

It goes without saying that warehouses need to find ways to prioritize workplace safety for the health and productivity of the workforce. The following is our top 10 list of ways warehouses can drive more efficient and productive warehouse operations: Consider Automation. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. According to the U.S.

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Veridian Solutions

Supply chain leaders need to understand these current limitations, and how artificial intelligence and warehouse management lead to efficiency gains and the top benefits of AI-driven robotics. The Limitations of Robotics in Modern Warehousing Lead to Inefficiencies.

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Overcoming the Warehouse Talent Crisis to Meet Peak Season Demand

Veridian Solutions

As explained by Gary Forger of Logistics Management , labor remains a top concern for supply chain leaders, and the severity of the problem is not expected to change until 2030 or later. To maintain profitability, supply chain leaders need to understand the impact of the warehouse talent crisis, its driving forces, and a few best practices for overcoming the problems. Supply Chain Leaders Underestimate the Impact of the Warehouse Talent Crisis.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Alexa Heads to the Warehouse (WSJ – sub. Trucking costs to halve by 2030, study predicts (LLoyd’s Loading List). Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands (WSJ – sub. Alexa in the Warehouse.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

A detailed report on automation released in late November by global management consultancy McKinsey & Company made the bold prediction that “ Automation could kill 73,000,000 US jobs by 2030.”

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning A variety of other technologies, such as robots and advanced warehouse management systems, leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for data-driven decision-making. Warehouse Efficiency Warehouse Operations

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“As for your internal systems, real-time inventory management helps you manage your fulfillment warehouses. After all, one of the more difficult aspects of managing warehouses is what to do with excess inventory, so you need to reduce it as much as possible.”

Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

This is one of the root issues leading to the swell of inventories in company warehouses as shown in Figure 5. Imagine Supply Chain 2030. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030. July is my birthday month. In the middle of busy travel, I made time for the annual physical.

Major shift to automated systems in distribution centres will fundamentally transform space

EFT

According to research from IDTechEx the market – in total – will reach $81 and $290 billion in 2030 and 2040, respectively. Indeed, the research firm forecasts that between 2020 and 2030, more than 1 million such robots will be sold accumulatively.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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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?

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It is estimated that 5 billion people will live in urban areas by 2030. Smart Glasses in the Warehouse. Now, a growing number of distribution centers are beginning to roll out smart glass pilots in their warehouses. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation.

Tackling the Unknown: Trying to Figure Out New Forms of Analytics

Supply Chain Shaman

On Tuesday, I will co-present on a webinar with a supply chain leader that used Hadoop to maximize warehouse management effectiveness. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists.

Coming soon to a supply chain near you: 8 big digital disruptors

Kinaxis

Assess your company’s ability to read, warehouse and act on IoT demand signals. These driverless, flying taxis are part of Dubai’s plan to have self-driving vehicles (of all kinds) account for a quarter of journeys made in Dubai by 2030.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps in processing all customer requirements, purchase orders, supplier contracts, maintaining inventory levels and balancing demand- sales- distribution- warehousing functions. trillion to the global economy by 2030. What is supply chain optimization?

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

It helps in processing all customer requirements, purchase orders, supplier contracts, maintaining inventory levels, and balancing demand- sales- distribution- warehousing functions. trillion to the global economy by 2030. What is Supply Chain Optimization?

5 Ways Automation Will Change the Business Landscape

ThroughPut

Trends suggest the global stock of robots will multiply even faster in the next 20 years, reaching as many as 20 million by 2030.” Automation, including robots and artificial intelligence, promise to change business as we know it.

Importance of Technology on India’s Supply Chain Management

20Cube Logistics

According to PwC, out of top 20 bilateral trade routes in the world, 16 will have APAC countries and 80 % of the world trade market will be in APAC countries routes by the year 2030.

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Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

Include the supplier’s warehouse and manufacturing locations. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. This weekend, I decompressed and turned off my cell phone.

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture.

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

Supply Chain Nation

This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture. The Importance of Warehouse Workforce Management for 3PLs and Wholesale Distribution. And, as competition heats up among both local and national logistics companies, the need to hire well-qualified warehouse workers across the U.S.

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

BluJay Solutions

The 2011 publication of a Whitepaper from the European Commission concluded 30% of road freight transport over 300 km should shift to other modes such as rail or waterborne transport by 2030, and more than 50% by 2050 (European Commission, 2011). Labor shortages; the shortage of drivers and warehouse workers will present a very real challenge to the logistics industry. The logistics industry is shaping up for some radical changes.

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

In parallel, three more raised their hands to speak on robotic automation in their warehouses focused on the redefinition of channel fulfillment. Meanwhile, warehouse robotics is staging a market shift. The focus is on Imagining Supply Chain 2030. May was a conference month.

A Digital Value Network Needs an Accelerated “3-D” Cycle (powered by Incorta)

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Skynet” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Everything today is run by data that’s hyper-connected to customers, trucks, warehouses and quality monitoring, just to name a few.

7 Supply Chain Technology Trends Set to Disrupt Supply Chains in 2017 and Beyond

Arkieva

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.

Digital Orchestration of Your Supply Chain Requires “3-D” Orchestration

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Ava Ex Machina” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Ava Ex Machina and the Retail Supply Chain

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Ava Ex Machina” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Supply chain sustainability focus: Gustaf Asp, Managing Director, Treadler on circular economies

EFT

H&M Group uses ships and trains to transport over 90% of products from the suppliers to warehouses. H&M Group’s goal is that all its materials should be either recycled or sourced in a more sustainable way by 2030, at the latest.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Everything today is run by data that’s hyper-connected to customers, trucks, warehouses and quality monitoring, just to name a few.

Detect Problems, Diagnose Causes, and Direct Next Best Actions Before Negative Business Impact

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Skynet” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Detect Problems, Diagnose Causes, and Direct Next Best Actions Before Negative Business Impact

Supply Chain Action Blog

The subject came up at a conference I attended where the theme was the supply chain of 2030. But, before we turn out the lights and lock the door to a fully automated, self-aware, supply chain “Skynet” , let’s take a moment and put this idea into some perspective.

Transitioning to a low carbon future, while boosting profits

EFT

A specific example is Siemens, having set the target to be carbon-neutral by 2030 and to have halved carbon emissions by 2020. Warehouses and other operations require electricity.

Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. This will include every step and process within the manufacturing line, warehouse or distribution centre of your company or that of one of your suppliers. Subscribe Here!