The Greater Boston Warehouse Robotics Cluster

Logistics Viewpoints

Boston in known as The Hub - but it has really become the hub of warehouse robotics in the United States. MassRobotics and Humatics hosted The 2020 Logistics and Warehousing Executive Briefing. The post The Greater Boston Warehouse Robotics Cluster appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Robotics Warehouse Automation Warehousing robotics warehouse automation

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

And perhaps no element of the supply chain is more integral to the safety of pharmaceutical products than the warehouse. About Pharmaceutical Warehousing. These standards apply to pharmaceutical warehouses , processes, and to the drugs themselves. Warehousing

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10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

GlobalTranz

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. Boston Consulting Group research shows 1.2 Since labor tends to be the largest cost factor in warehousing and order picking operations, it’s critical for organizations to understand production rates.

Prepare Your Warehouse to Meet its Future in Boston, MA

BlueYonder

JDA Software, along with our partners Open Sky Group and DC Velocity , recently hosted a warehouse management system (WMS) and warehouse labor management (WLM) event in Boston, Massachusetts. It Would Be a Crime to Not Prepare Your Warehouse to Meet its Future. Boston is rich with history, and while many are familiar with the Minutemen and revolutionary spirit, most aren’t aware of Boston’s seedy underworld. Mobsters and Lobsters.

Integrating Warehouse Robotics: SVT Robotics Demo

Logistics Viewpoints

I am interested in seeing how the warehouse robotics landscape evolves. During the Winter of 2020, I attended the Logistics and Warehousing Executive Briefing organized by MassRobotics. The post Integrating Warehouse Robotics: SVT Robotics Demo appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. From greater flexibility and scalability to productivity gains, a faster ROI compared to other automation solutions and better resource management, warehouse robots are changing the face of warehousing. Read on to find out what our panel had to say about the impact of warehouse robots on industry employment. Warehouse robots are the future, plain and simple.

Prepare Your Warehouse to Meet its Future in Boston, MA

BlueYonder

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, JDA Software, along with our partners Open Sky Group and DC Velocity, are hosting a warehouse management system (WMS) and warehouse labor management (WLM) event in Boston, Massachusetts. It Would Be a Crime to Not Prepare Your Warehouse to Meet its Future. Boston is rich with history, and while many are familiar with the Minutemen and revolutionary spirit, most aren’t aware of Boston’s seedy underworld. Mobsters and Lobsters.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2016)

Talking Logistics

It’s hard to believe that we’re more than a quarter of the way through 2016 already — and that it’s snowing here in Boston today, the first Monday in April. Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC? The Boston Globe: A Home Delivery and Outsourcing Failure. Mother Nature has hit the pause button on spring, but hopefully she’ll press the play button again, and the sun and warmth will return in time for our first Little League game in a couple of weeks.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As I write this, the greater Boston area (including where I live) is in lockdown as the police hunt for the second suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings (the first suspect was killed overnight). According to the press release: The PackManager Mobile WMS module now handles the majority of warehouse functions previously available to customers in the system’s legacy mobile experience.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain and Logistics News (September 25, 2020)

Talking Logistics

News This Week in News alternative fuel vehicles ATA Truck Tonnage Index Boston Dynamics C.H. Robinson Cass Freight Index drones FedEx Freightliner eCascadia gas vehicles Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck Nikola self-flying planes Tesla Semi TuSimple UltraShipTMS Walmart warehouse robotsAfter pushing out my appointment earlier this summer, I finally visited my dentist. The good news: my perfect record of no cavities remains intact.

Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

Whether a company requires inbound logistics services or more standard warehousing and distribution services, there are major advantages to basing distribution center operations in North Carolina. FTZ warehouses exist in a unique state of limbo. North Carolina, the Tar Heel State.

7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Opz

At strategic level, it''s used to find the best way to configure a supply chain network such as, - How many warehouse a company should have? Location and size of each warehouse? Product assignment to each warehouse? Location includes customers, suppliers, warehouse, manufacturing facilities, seaports, airports and so on. 7) Service Requirements : things such as maximum allowable transit time or maximum allowable distance dictate the location of potential warehouses.

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6 River Systems Enters 2021 with Strong Momentum Led by Award and Customer Wins

6 River Systems

At FLOW, we announced enhancements to our wall-to-wall fulfillment solution , including The Bridge, an overarching tool that connects the data from what’s happening on the ground in a physical warehouse operation to an intuitive cloud-based control center.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

How Mobile Barcoding Integrates with Robots to Solve COVID-19 Challenges

RFgen

The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) has partnered with MIT and Ava Robotics to bring a new sanitizing robot into their distribution centers to fight COVID-19 spread. The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB ) has taken these measures a step further. Overview.

ToolsGroup’s Michael Haiber and Stefano Novati Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pros to Know” for 2021

ToolsGroup

BOSTON, March 17, 2021 – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, is proud to announce that ToolsGroup Director of Professional Services for Europe, Michael Haiber, and Vice President of Professional Services, Stefano Novati, were both named 2021 “Pros to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With almost 2 feet of snow on the ground, the Blizzard of 2015 hit us hard here in Boston, but I was prepared with my “Made in Cuba” snow shovels. In other news this week… DHL successfully tests Augmented Reality application in warehouse. That’s what I wrote a year ago, and this week DHL provided some answers, announcing the results of a successful pilot project testing smart glasses and augmented reality in a warehouse in the Netherlands.

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7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Opz

At strategic level, it''s used to find the best way to configure a supply chain network such as, - How many warehouse a company should have? Location and size of each warehouse? Product assignment to each warehouse? Location includes customers, suppliers, warehouse, manufacturing facilities, seaports, airports and so on. 7) Service Requirements : things such as maximum allowable transit time or maximum allowable distance dictate the location of potential warehouses.

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Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

BOSTON, Mass. Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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Marketing Supply Chain Solutions Post-COVID: Q&A with ToolsGroup CMO Caroline Proctor

ToolsGroup

Automation in production facilities and warehouses was already underway, but I think having seen the human workforce out of commission will accelerate that process. How has COVID-19 affected your business?

Logistics, Data, and Cognitive Computing

Enterra Insights

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) analysts assert, “Logistics networks have never been more complex. The track & trace data shows if any exceptions occurred once the freight left your warehouse (weather delays, mechanical problems, etc.). It tracks not only transportation and handling but also warehousing and inventory working-capital costs, specifically by end customer. … A newer development in self-learning systems is intelligent warehouses.

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

Warehouse managers face numerous challenges, as well, such as the need to keep goods flowing in and out of the facility while enabling associates to practice social distancing measures. ” — Customer-Centric Supply Chain Transformation , Boston Consulting Group; Twitter: @BCG 34.

These Three Technologies are Hot, But Are Supply Chains Adopting Them?

Logistics Bureau

This is the debut presentation of what I think will be a nightmare-inducing robot” — Marc Raibert, CEO, Boston Dynamics. At Logistics Bureau, we’ve been following and reporting on the progress of warehouse robots in particular for at least the last couple of years.

FLOW 2019: 6 River Systems Announces First Annual User Conference

6 River Systems

6 River Systems (6RS) – the provider of the world’s first and only fully collaborative mobile robotics fulfillment solutions – will gather its community for FLOW 2019 , a three-day user conference in Boston Sept. 6RS has quickly established itself as a leader in warehouse and supply chain automation. Its experienced leadership and engineering teams work together to provide solutions that enhance the workforce and streamline warehouse tasks.

How Do Supply Chain & Transportation Leaders Get Started Using Their Big Data Strategy?

GlobalTranz

As explained by the Boston Consulting Group , supply chain leaders should gather all stakeholders from an organization. For example, supply procurement, manufacturing processes and warehousing information should be the first considerations. The amount of information and improvement possible through big data can be overwhelming.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

The healthcare value chain was slow to respond—the majority of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) was in Chinese warehouses. I gave thanks when the Patriots jet—championed by Mass General and Robert Kraft (owner of the Patriots)—landed in Boston with a million masks.

Fishing for Supply Chain: How Red’s Best is Transforming Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

In response to some challenges with provenance on their product, Boston-based seafood distributor Red’s Best created its own software to track where they get their fish, and where it goes once it leaves the warehouse. At our retail location in the Boston Public Market, we have really begun to unfold this idea, making a wider variety of species available that fall all along the pricing structure.

The coronavirus supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

Professor Yossi Sheffi from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston advises firms to conduct scenario analysis to minimize the business risks.

ToolsGroup’s COVID-19 Action Center Offers Support for Swift and Efficient Response to Supply Chain Disruptions

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 5, 2020) ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, today announced a new online COVID-19 Supply Chain Action Center and resources to help companies quickly respond to Coronavirus risks and speed supply chain recovery. With ToolsGroup, the company can see all inventory by warehouse, location and item, in near real time.

6 River Systems named to RBR50 by Robotics Business Review

6 River Systems

Our customer base is using collaborative robots to ramp their fulfillment capacity and productivity, at a fraction of the cost of traditional warehouse automation solutions. 6 River Systems was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 2015 by Jerome Dubois, Rylan Hamilton and Chris Cacioppo. The 6 River Systems engineering team has decades of automation, software and operations experience and has designed, built and deployed the world’s largest warehouse automation solutions.

Surviving Disruptions – an opportunity for supply chains to thrive with people and technology – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

According to the Boston Consulting Group, automating manual processes can yield cost savings up to 40%.

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Jerome Dubois of 6 River Systems named a 2019 supply chain Pro to Know

6 River Systems

He has a wealth of knowledge about supply chain solutions and warehouse automation, which he uses to help his clients succeed. 6 River Systems was founded in Boston, Massachusetts in 2015 by Jerome Dubois, Rylan Hamilton and Chris Cacioppo. The 6 River Systems engineering team has decades of automation, software and operations experience and has designed, built and deployed the world’s largest warehouse automation solutions.

This Week in Logistics News (March 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

In April of 2005, just a month after completing my first half marathon (and vowing I would never run a full marathon in my life), I went to the finish line at the Boston Marathon and saw Team Hoyt for the first time.

10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

Mobile Robotics Descend on Warehouse Operations. Robots Are Scaling Warehouse Shelves to Get Stuff to You Faster. Boston Dynamics’ Robots are preparing to leave the lab – is the world ready? Are we approaching a tipping point for the deployment of robotics in the supply chain? It seems that technological advances, combined with very tight labour markets, is making the technology increasingly prominent in a variety of spaces across the supply chain.

Supply Chain Issues Impacting the Country’s Recovery from the Coronavirus

NC State SCRC

The only thing that is limited is shelf space in stores, but in reality, distributors have warehouses full of these products, and are not going to run out any time soon. We’ve been pleading to the research laboratories to please, if they have RNA-extraction machines, to give them to the hospital,” says Michael Mina, an associate medical director in the department of pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.