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Matt Yearling discusses the growing role of drones , advanced robotics, and yard management solutions to optimize supply chain efficiency with DC Velocity 's executive editor Mark Solomon. yard management digital supply chain drones DC Velocity

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Four Truths About DC Robots, Jobs, And Warehouse Execution

Lucas

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. Robots Are Not Killing DC Jobs. And I doubt that robots will have dire effects on DC employment in the next five years.

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Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

Talking Logistics

The post Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC? While most everyone has heard of an augmented reality (AR) eyeglass-type product, many have only seen it being used for consumer applications.

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Supply Chain News on Market for DC Labor has Changed Dramatically, Workforce Expert Says

Supply Chain Digest

Brian Devine of ProLogistix Shares DC Worker Survey Data at Recent WERC Conference

Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

Cerasis

shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.

SCM Cloud at Oracle CloudWorld DC - March 24

Oracle SCM

The Cloud World DC event, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC on Thursday, March 24 , will feature a session about Oracle Supply Chain Cloud entitled "Path To Supply Chain Cloud”.

Weseley Discusses the Need for TMS Creativity in DC Velocity

3GTMS

In this DC Velocity article , 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley discusses the need for creative solutions to transportation challenges, and why the best TMS platforms enable flexibility that ultimately saves companies money. Read the full article, Keep Calm and Let the TMS Decide , at DC Velocity.

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DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

LeanCor

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

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5 Common Mistakes in Fulfillment Center & Distribution Center Design

The Network Effect

FC/DC designs processes often start with an emphasis on solving the known issues. Supply Chain Management DC design distribution center material handling warehouseBy Thompson Brockmann, Partner, Tompkins International.

Supply Chain News on Is Working in a DC like Toiling in the Gulag

Supply Chain Digest

Undercover Report by UK Paper Finds DC Job is Tough, Demeaning. Is that Just the Way it Is

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. The post Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey appeared first on Mobile Work Execution.

15 Million DC Devices Are On A Fast Path To Obsolescence

Lucas

Windows Sunset is a big deal for every manufacturer, logistics provider, and DC using Windows-based RF, voice and vehicle mount devices. Recent malware attacks highlighted the dangers of running PCs with outdated and unsupported operating systems.

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15 Million DC Devices Are On A Fast Path To Obsolescence

Lucas

Windows Sunset is a big deal for every manufacturer, logistics provider, and DC using Windows-based RF, voice and vehicle mount devices. Recent malware attacks highlighted the dangers of running PCs with outdated and unsupported operating systems.

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15 Million DC Devices Are On A Fast Path To Obsolescence

Lucas

Windows Sunset is a big deal for every manufacturer, logistics provider, and DC using Windows-based RF, voice and vehicle mount devices. Recent malware attacks highlighted the dangers of running PCs with outdated and unsupported operating systems.

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What Does My Golf Game Have To Do With Your DC Operations?

Lucas

Simple: updating or replacing your WMS is not always the best method to improve DC operations. If your goal is to improve the efficiency and accuracy of hands-on processes in the DC, then mobile work execution may fit the bill, at a considerable savings compared to a new WMS.

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What Does My Golf Game Have To Do With Your DC Operations?

Lucas

Simple: updating or replacing your WMS is not always the best method to improve DC operations. If your goal is to improve the efficiency and accuracy of hands-on processes in the DC, then mobile work execution may fit the bill, at a considerable savings compared to a new WMS.

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The Three Stages of Distribution Center Optimization

CHAINalytics

By Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Growth is good for a business but can severely strain any distribution center (DC) that can quickly become outmoded. There are many ways a company can go about optimizing an existing or future DC.

Supply Chain Thought Leadership Video Series on Applying Machine Learning to DC Productivity

Supply Chain Digest

Machine Learning Can be Successfully Applied to Improve Labor Planning

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Supply Chain News on UK Grocer Ocado Developing Robot to Assist DC Service Technicians

Supply Chain Digest

SecondHands Humanoids Meant to Fetch Tools, Move Ladders, Remove Bolts to Make Technician Job Easier Using AI

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Supply Chain News on DC Embracing Autonomous Mobile Robots, but Impact on Jobs is Minimal If Any

Supply Chain Digest

AMRs Replace Traditional Tuggers in Job where Humans Add Little Value

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Supply Chain News on DHL Leading the Charge to Bring Smart Glasses to the DC with Expansion of its Pilot Program

Supply Chain Digest

Successful Program at Ricoh DC in Europe to be Expanded in Scope, Implemented in Next Phase Pilots Across the Globe

Supply Chain News on Still Many Opportunities to Improve Order Picking Productivity in the DC without

Supply Chain Digest

Better Smarts Can Improve Order Batching, Optimal Pick Paths, More, Lucas Executive Says

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Sorting It Out on DC Capacity Planning

Supply Chain Digest

Properly Sizing a DC for Future Shipping Capacity can be Problematic

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Ikea Russia’s new DC will be Jungheinrich’s biggest project yet

Supply Chain Movement

Jungheinrich group will act as general contractor for all intralogistics equipment installed at the new DC – which is located 50 kilometres north-west of Moscow – while also performing the role of systems integrator. Cases dc distribution centre Ikea intralogistics Jungheinrich moscow

Supply Chain News Makers Video Series on Highlights of the 2017 DC Metrics Study

Supply Chain Digest

Top New Karl Manrodt of Georgia College and Colleagues Talk about New Top Metric, Strategic HR and more

Four Signs It’s Time to Optimize Your Distribution Center

CHAINalytics

But growth can severely strain an outmoded distribution center (DC), hampering productivity and fulfillment capabilities. In this two part blog series, I’ll offer some thoughts on the best way to optimize your existing and future DC to meet growing demands. It should be noted that a DC optimization […]. Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation What's New DC Distribution Optimization Richard Koch SCOPs Supply Chain

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Incredible Expanding DC Footprint of Amazon

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Increased Fulfillment Center Capacity of All Types about Five Times 2010 Levels by End of 2015, and Keeps on Building

Supply Chain News Makers Video on Key Takeaways from the 2016 DC Metrics Report

Supply Chain Digest

Karl Manrodt of Georgia College Leads Discussion on Three Key Issues from the 2016 Report

SLOTTING YOUR WAREHOUSE OR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (DC)

The Lean Supply Chain

Your Warehouse Management System (WMS) must reflect these storage locations for proper location control in your warehouse or DC. You should concentrate on this 20% and have them available for picking upfront in your warehouse or DC.

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Looks Like a Multi Modal Data Collection Future in the DC

Supply Chain Digest

In a Change, Most DCs will be Using Both Bar Code Scanning and Voice by 2020, New Zebra Research Finds

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on There are Now Many Types of DC Robots, as DHL Illustrates Several Different Categories

Supply Chain Digest

Lots of Distribution Robots will be on Exhibit Floor at MODEX Show in Early April

Supply Chain News on Are Collaborative Robots Ready for Prime Time in the DC

Supply Chain Digest

We Say the Jury is Still Clearly Out, though there Appears to be Many Applications in Manufacturing

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