The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

The world has changed from the oil days of machine assisted assembly lines and manufacturing processes as more robots have entered the workforce. Robotics is not just a way to help companies, but many manufacturers have recognized how robots can improve their supply chain processes, benefit the company, and drive their future success. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing. Benefits of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

The following comes from Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco ( which offers a course in Sustainable Supply Chain Management ). I’m jealous that you were in San Francisco last year. I actually work for the University of San Franciscos online certificate program and Im not surprised about the decrease in carbon emissions. I bet San Francisco has great ones! About.com - Martins Logistics Blog.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Thinking End to End on.

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was visiting friends in San Francisco, where they are doing an extremely good job in cutting down carbon emissions by buying local products. Local equals less shipping, sorry logistics guys. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Logistics is the prime example of a changing industry – colossal, ripe for disruption and utterly opaque. Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. It’s no coincidence that Transport Intelligence just emailed me an invitation to The Future of Logistics conference. Logistics.

Top 20: The Ultimate Logistics Technology Roundup

Freightos

Logistics startups are popping up everywhere. Logistics start-ups investments shot up from 0.1% We’ve rounded up the top 20 logistics technology innovations changing the way over $18 trillion dollars of goods are shipped annually. Here we go: Technology Innovations in Logistics. Uber-ification of logistics : Fine, we said it. On-demand logistics services from mobile devices are on the rise. Manufacturing Geek , @CamstarSystems ].

This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

Talking Logistics

3DPrinting #SCM #logistics pic.twitter.com/S4tGkRxR5u. Google Shopping Express now available to all San Francisco and Peninsula Shoppers. Meanwhile, Google announced that it is expanding the rollout of its same-day delivery service, Shopping Express, “to everyone living or working in [its] Bay Area delivery zones, from San Francisco to San Jose.” Oracle OpenWorld was held this week in San Francisco.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. In related news, the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon recently “tested package delivery by licensed cab in San Francisco and Los Angeles using taxi-hailing mobile app Flywheel.” UltraYMS integrates with the UltraShipTMS suite of cloud-based logistics tools and can also be engaged as standalone software for shippers using other TMS solutions.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints the former Vice-Chairman of Bank of America and Distinguished Business Finance Expert, Luke Helms, to its Advisory Board

ThroughPut

ThroughPut’s team is backed by some of the best domain experts from Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Artificial Intelligence and Finance, who have put that knowledge to work in over a dozen successful startups. PALO ALTO, California, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc.,

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. At the center of Atlas’ product line is Atlas Exchange, a secure document exchange providing a “connect-once, access-all” network, securely linking retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics service providers. Note: Transplace is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Accelerate your Supply Chain Management at Oracle OpenWorld 2019

Oracle SCM

This year’s conference is being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from September 16 – 19. Unlock New Opportunities in End-to-End Integrated Logistics with IoT and Analytics. Supply chain organizations have been on a long journey to improve customer fulfillment and collaboration, especially in logistics functions such as transportation and warehousing. Driving Continuous Innovation with Oracle Manufacturing Cloud.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Let me start with a true confession: I am a manufacturing gal. I relished the sound of a manufacturing line when I opened the door of the factory in the morning, and I liked managing inputs so that we could maximize outputs. Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. In manufacturing, I became good at labor bargaining. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts.

Is the Package Under your Tree?

Supply Chain Shaman

At that time, manufacturers talked about customer-centric supply chains, but were afraid to aggressively adopt ecommerce strategies. Manufacturers, today, are aggressively pursuing e-commerce strategies. Cloud-based logistics and warehouse management are combining with B2B networks to enable multi-tier fulfillment. Cabs in San Francisco are delivering packages in their trunks using an application called FlyWheel and manufacturers are experimenting with Uber.

Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Podcast Summary: In this podcast, Joe interviews Troy Goode, Co-Founder and CTO of Lanetix, about increasing transportation and logistics sales for companies using customer relationship management (CRM). Lanetix catering only to the transportation and logistics industry.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Self-Service Logistics. Content Summary: The Era of Do-It-Yourself Logistics.

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

This “invisible” part of Walmart’s business is a logistical and supply chain management and the practices they employ should give supply chain managers pause to take a bit out of their day and inspect what Walmart is doing in order to mimic into the supply chain manager’s own practice. The retailer started dealing directly with manufacturers in the 1980s, giving suppliers the job of managing inventory in its warehouses, the Arkansas Business article said.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Late last year, a San Francisco politician launched a statewide campaign to raise money for a California ballot that would penalize private enterprise for embracing automation in the workplace. Since the dawn of manufacturing, business owners have always looked for ways to automate processes. For the past several years he has been focused exclusively on research and prototyping of innovative / emerging new solutions for the supply chain and the logistics industry.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

Organizations around the world are now adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology solutions to create smarter, leaner, safer and sustainable manufacturing systems. Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans

EFT

DHL has set a target of operating 70% of first- and last-mile delivery services with clean transport modes by 2025 as part of its longer-term corporate commitment to reduce its logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group and are capable of running up to 100 miles on a charge. DHL will roll out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve US markets in 2019.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Some US manufacturers, however, have resorted to airlifting supplies from China at a premium price. These smart operators include: John Deere: The agricultural vehicle manufacturer says it expects to spend $40 million (USD) on expedited freight to ensure there is no disruption in supply. Let’s look at some examples: Michelin-guide restaurant The Morris in San Francisco, offers kerbside pickups of its entire fine dining menu, including charcuterie and its signature dish, smoked duck.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

Organizations around the world are now adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology solutions to create smarter, leaner, safer and sustainable manufacturing systems. He has managed onshore / offshore / war zone logistics as well as batch, continuous, and discrete manufacturing setups. Previously, Eric had manufacturing and engineering lead roles at the likes of HARMAN, Samsung Automotive, Sikorsky, & United Technology.

Enabling Innovation Groups To Sell More Effectively to Operations Leaders

ThroughPut

We do it throughout entire industries, enabling leaders to smooth-out their Supply Chains, lean-out their Logistics, optimize their Operations, and maximize their Manufacturing throughput, all with their existing teams and often disaggregated data sources. Moreover, while Innovation Groups appear overly influential around Silicon Valley, outside of the San Francisco Bay Area, the reality is quite different.

Building a scalable supply chain for food startups

Logichain Solutions

External service providers, like co-manufacturers, co-packers, warehouse providers, and logistics companies, can help scale the business in a very flexible way and address volatile demand and supply situations. Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

Building a scalable supply chain for food startups

Logichain Solutions

External service providers, like co-manufacturers, co-packers, warehouse providers, and logistics companies, can help scale the business in a very flexible way and address volatile demand and supply situations. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

Building a scalable supply chain for food startups

Logichain Solutions

External service providers, like co-manufacturers, co-packers, warehouse providers, and logistics companies, can help scale the business in a very flexible way and address volatile demand and supply situations. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, LLC, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Industrial IoT and Silicon Valley Tech Venture Veteran Seth Page to Chief Operations Officer

ThroughPut

He has already identified and prioritized the best value-added investors and strategic partners for scaling markets quickly, as well as defined the roadmap to best capture growth pockets and revenue streams in industrial operations for large global conglomerates, manufacturers, and mid-cap businesses being disrupted by game-changing technologies. NEWS PROVIDED BY ThroughPut Inc. Oct 23, 2018, 08:30 ET. MENLO PARK, Calif., 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc.,

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

The right design decisions can help to standardize core manufacturing processes and minimize customization and differentiation until late in the production process. Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain?

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

The right design decisions can help to standardize core manufacturing processes and minimize customization and differentiation until late in the production process. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain?

How Product Design Impacts the Supply Chain

Logichain Solutions

The right design decisions can help to standardize core manufacturing processes and minimize customization and differentiation until late in the production process. About the Author Rene Jacquat is the founder of LogiChain Solutions, based in San Francisco, United States. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry. Ever wondered what impact your product design decision has on the supply chain?

Could Looming Supply Chain Risks Sink Your Company?

Material Handling and Logistics

Instead of trying to cut costs silo by silo, these companies take an integrated view of operations (product design, procurement, manufacturing, supply chain management). The prize is huge for manufacturers that get it right. Imagine if a key supplier or manufacturing site is located in a new high-cost zone or, worse, no longer has access to certain markets. Manufacturing in-house can reduce exposure to overseas suppliers in the face of a trade war.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Is Your Supply Chain Prone to.

Supply Chains Rock

Contributed article by Kaity Nakagoshi, Bisk Education, University of San Francisco. The University alliance, in partnership with the University of San Francisco’s online program, has provided this article. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., XPO Logistics Plans to Invest Up to $90 Million in Road Fleet in North America. But in the process, he has sowed an atmosphere of chaos among allies as well as manufacturers uncertain about the ultimate impact on their vast supply chains [emphasis mine]. I’ve been using the same headshot photo for over 16 years.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Global Leader in Product, Advanced Technologies & Big Data Analytics, Dr. Bhaskar Ballapragada, to Chief Technology Architect

ThroughPut

Menlo Park, San Francisco, California — ThroughPut Inc. , ThroughPut’s transformative Artificial Intelligence driven platform, ELI, crunches the hoards of time-stamped records, both small and large, to empower companies with real-time notifications and 360-degree visibility across the entire supply chain, including manufacturing, logistics and demand forecasting.

600 Dead in Bangladesh: Is there a soul to the enterprise?

Supply Chain View from the Field

Demonstrators are protesting apparel offices (such as Gap’s offices in San Francisco) to demand better working conditions in Bangladesh factories. Parliament members in Bangladesh, as well as the garment manufacturers in that country, are pleading with companies not to leave Bangladesh, noting that “the whole country should not be made to suffer.” The garment manufacturers ordered other workers to go in.