Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

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From a simple place to stock goods, warehouses have developed in many ways—function and form included. Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Where to Do Your Warehousing. Who Will Do Your Warehousing?

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WMS Rollout at Mephisto: Kick-off in France

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At the beginning of 2015 the shoe company Mephisto issued a tender for the implementation of a Warehouse Management system for the production and distribution center in Sarrebourg, France.

L’Oréal France Grand Public opens site for mass consumer products

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Following last October’s contract signing, Norbert Dentressangle and L’Oréal France Grand Public (L’Oréal’s French consumer product division) have officially opened the Saint-Vulbas site on 16 July 2014. Up to now, we haven’t had any warehouses in southern France.

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

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The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g.

Carrefour now operates Europe’s largest hydrogen-powered forklift truck fleet

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For several months now, Air Liquide has supplied and operated a hydrogen charging station for forklift trucks at the Carrefour Supply Chain logistics base in Vendin-le-Vieil (France). The warehouse is now home to the largest number of hydrogen forklifts in all of Europe.

Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

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trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

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Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Efficiency

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

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SITL Paris , March 14-16, Paris, France. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 30 – May 3, Fort Worth, TX.

This Week in Logistics News (January 14-18, 2019)

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req’d) Warehouse Availability Reached Lowest Point Since 2000 Last Year (WSJ – sub. France and other EU countries are starting to prepare for a “no deal” exit. Will blockchain have the same fate as RFID in supply chain management?

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3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

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Additionally, the use of remote-piloted drones may allow for more direct, manufacturer-to-consumer deliveries, eliminating the need to shuffle product around multiple times to various warehouses and distribution centers.

Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

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billion parcels followed by Japan (9.4B), Germany (3.0B), UK (2.2B) and France (1.5B) – so the growth of the number of parcels is huge. Is the cloud in your future?

Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

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For example, a piece of metal can be manufactured in Germany then further processed in the UK before it’s assembled in the final product in France. Additional manpower to work in the warehouse will be required, too.

Prologis breaks ground on nearly 7 million-sq-ft of logistics space in second half of 2018

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Douvrin, France. Paris, France. Credit: Prologis] Précis: Project pipeline indicates continued strong demand for warehousing space heading into 2019 Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

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Businesses can easily miss the total value a veteran brings to the fields of logistics, warehousing and maintenance because of the perceived disparity between their military skill sets and how the business operates.

Network Design: the 5 good questions to ask

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How many warehouses and where to place them? In France, more than 8 million square meters of additional storage surface have been put out on the market in 2018 by 40 logistics players.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

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SITL 2019 , March 26-28, Paris, France. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 28 – May 1, Columbus, OH. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Supply chain software remains hugely popular

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Various other European suppliers in production and demand planning are also currently expanding their international activities, such as Slimstock and FuturMaster, from The Netherlands and France respectively.

A Sneak Peek into Using Augmented Reality (AR) for Tire Loading

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If you saw the recent blog post, InstructAR: Using Augmented Reality (AR) in the Warehouse to Improve Efficiency , then you’re familiar with 3-D visualization of instruction based tasks within the warehouse.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

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Latest Versions of SAP® Transportation Management, SAP Extended Warehouse Management and SAP Event Management Now Available. It serves both B2B and B2C customers in the United Kingdom, Spain and France.

For What It’s Worth: My Take on Last Week’s Supply Chain & Logistics News (May 30, 2018)

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And just last week, the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance (BiSCA) was announced , with a focus on procurement, planning, warehousing, and transportation processes. However, Maersk’s leading competitors, German Hapag-Lloyd and France’s CMA CGM, aren’t jumping on the Maersk-IBM bandwagon. Every Friday on Talking Logistics, I share a list of supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention that week, along with some brief commentary and analysis.

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Is fulfilment still a FMCG core competency?

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This means that there is a limited cost impact to foregoing this industry’s well known efforts in warehouse automation and robotics. Indeed, the idea of warehousing on-demand could emerge as a real threat unless 3PLs continue to improve productivity and support cost-to-serve initiatives as added-value offering. He has worked in supply chain for L’Oréal for 22 years, in Canada, the US and France, spanning the entire value chain from manufacturing to customer collaboration.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Warehousing. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

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SITL 2018 , March 20-23, Paris, France. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 6-9, Charlotte, NC. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Doing Business in Belgium

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Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. percent, France 9.5

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

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And HighJump Software announced a new partner in the Middle East, Dubai-based Norq Solutions that provides mobility solutions for warehouse management, field service, retail, and other industries. Yesterday morning, I stood at my kitchen window and watched leaves fall from the trees.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

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Tom France, Caterpillar Inc. Robots and automation technologies are playing growing roles in supply chain and logistics processes as we see the rise of driverless cars on our roads, the use of robots to track inventory in stores, and robots and other types of flexible automation technologies in the warehouse. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver?

Logistics in 2020: The Future of Road Freight

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The mileage tax or ecotax will have been implemented in many regions (starting with France in 2013). Labor shortages; the shortage of drivers and warehouse workers will present a very real challenge to the logistics industry. Visit our website to stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software).

The India supply chain revolution

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billion USD in investments have poured into India for improving warehousing facilities and technology in the hopes that tax reform will lead to larger regional and national warehouses. He has worked in supply chain for L’Oréal for 22 years, in Canada, the US and France, spanning the entire value chain from manufacturing to customer collaboration. ADJUSTING TO A NEW TAX REGIME.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

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Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. France. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

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The company also announced that it has raised $80 million in Series B financing from various investors, including France’s national rail company, SNCF, and GE Ventures.

A Sneak Peek into Using Augmented Reality (AR) for Tire Loading

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If you saw the recent blog post, InstructAR: Using Augmented Reality (AR) in the Warehouse to Improve Efficiency , then you’re familiar with 3-D visualization of instruction based tasks within the warehouse.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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France. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe.

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Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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France. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

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Zara also works with Air France, KLM Cargo and Emirates Air in order that they can coordinate directly with the airlines to make the outbound shipments to its stores and bring back some raw materials and semi-finished materials with return legs.