The Exploding Use of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing

Cerasis

With major companies taking the initiative to develop and encourage the growth of robotics in logistics and manufacturing industries, the possibilities for the future are endless. Driving Forces Behind Robotics in Logistics in Manufacturing. Ultimately, the driving force behind the expansion of robotics in logistics and manufacturing processes is the consumer. Benefits of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing. Future of Robotics in Logistics and Manufacturing.

Omnichannel Logistics Solutions Takes the Supply Chain To The Next Level

Cerasis

How technology in logistics grew throughout 2016 is not limited to the technology that delivers products or enables better, faster picking processes. Over the last year, huge strides were made in machine-to-machine connectivity, as foreseen by our predictions, ranging from the greater use of automated identification and data capture (AIDC) and stronger resolve for more omnichannel logistics solutions. Customers Pushed For More OmniChannel Logistics Solutions, and They Got It.

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Customer Experience in Logistics: 4 Key Areas to Lay the Foundation

Cerasis

This new-found appreciation for what customers experience in logistics is leading companies to compete for market share through a variety of novel methods. Thus far, the logistics industry lags behind this trend but appears poised to catch up in coming years. Logistics providers can no longer afford to ignore these requirements. As mentioned above, a big part of the challenge for those in the logistics industry is the broad range of touchpoints that customers will experience.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, last month’s announcement was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it’s only a matter of time before Amazon reveal plans for a comprehensive logistics network. Amazon is at the nexus of ecommerce, data, and logistics, with a drive to constantly improve their logistics network. Fulfillment and global logistics is increasingly a goal in and of itself. Amazon’s logistics hiring plans. The Global Logistics Footprint.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Eight days to go until I and my Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure teammates set out to cycle 100 miles in support of JDRF and its quest to create a world without T1D. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E2open to Acquire INTTRA. Urban Delivery Solution In Seattle. XPO Logistics Adds Dynamic Counteroffer Functionality to XPO Connect. What does it feel like to cycle in 29F weather going 17.2

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. First branded ‘Prime Air’ jet in Amazon’s fleet to fly at Seafair (Seattle Times). TPG Capital to Acquire a Majority Stake in Leading Cloud-based Logistics Platform Transporeon. Cloud Logistics Announces Banner Results For The First Half of 2016. The post This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). Cloud Logistics Announces Industry’s First Same Day TMS. Amazon Flex is available now in Seattle. Note: enVista and LLamasoft are Talking Logistics sponsors.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Amazon expands same-day Prime delivery to 11 more cities (Seattle Times). Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies.

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

Talking Logistics

Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results. Moving on to 3PL news, Transplace announced this week that it has acquired Logistics Management Solutions (LMS) , “a non-asset-based third party logistics provider with particular strength in the chemical and industrial manufacturing sectors.” Note: enVista, Transplace, and UltraShipTMS are Talking Logistics sponsors.

This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I’ll be flying back home from Mexico City where I presented at the Logistic Summit & Expo 2015 , arguably the largest supply chain and logistics event in Mexico. Starbucks to debut delivery in Manhattan, Seattle this year (Reuters). The post This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news… HighJump Acquires Nexternal. In return, the Seattle company pledges to get users their merchandise by 9 pm that night. Robinson, enVista, Descartes, and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Logistics 2.0: Amazonified Logistics Part 1

FLEXE

In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0, we discuss the Top Ten things Amazon has done to change the supply chain & logistics industry. And don’t miss Part 2 of Amazonified Logistics ! Welcome to Logistics 2.0. Anyone in the retail or logistics industry has seen the dramatic impact that Amazon has had on our industry. What we’re calling, “The Top 10 Examples of Amazonified Logistics.” Thanks for watching Logistics 2.0.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Northeast Logistics . Midwest Logistics . Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . Moving freight into Seattle, Ontario, California, and Denver , Colorado markets should pick up.

This Week in Logistics News (March 7-11, 2016)

Talking Logistics

And with a hip shake and a step, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to start air delivery network with leasing deal ( Reuters ). Back in mid-December, The Seattle Times reported that Amazon was negotiating to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets for its own air-delivery service (see my comments at the time). Note: JDA Software is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Nonetheless, I put on my cycling gear and went for a couple of rides this week as I begin turning up the training dial in preparation for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride, which is just four months away in Saratoga Springs, NY. Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires ShipRush. Teleretail built a delivery robot to make on-demand logistics easy for small businesses (TechCrunch).

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows. For instance, Seattle proposed a shared data system that provides dynamic routing for truck traffic and promotes off-peak deliveries. Get ready for smart logistics.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Outsourced - The Movie

Supply Chains Rock

While it contains a love story as well, " Outsourced ", is about a Seattle-based US company that sends its customer fulfillment center to India leaving the manager of the center to go to India to train his replacements. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring?

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows. For instance, Seattle proposed a shared data system that provides dynamic routing for truck traffic and promotes off-peak deliveries. Get ready for smart logistics.

In Logistics, the Last Few Feet are as Important as the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

Logistics providers know their job isn’t complete until every foot of the last mile is covered. Logistics providers sometimes feel anxiety similar to the anxiety neighbors experience when pit bulls are roaming uncontrolled in the streets. For congested metropolitan areas such as Seattle, the focus is actually on the ‘final 50 feet’ of those shipments.”[3] 4] In other words, the last foot of the logistics journey can be the most problematic.

Logistics 2.0: Amazonified Logistics Part 1

FLEXE

<p>In this weeks episode of Logistics 2.0, we discuss the Top Ten things <a href="[link] target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Amazon</a> has done to change the supply chain & logistics industry. And don't miss <a href="[link] 2 of Amazonified Logistics</a>!</p> But for all of us in logistics, it's a reality.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure. Industrial Manufacturing. Insurance.

The Amazonification of Logistics

Techgistics

The evolution of eCommerce has had a dramatic impact on both retail and logistics. Many customers now want their packages next-day, same-day, or even within one hour and as a result logistics networks have evolved to reflect these changing customer preferences. Looking back, the program signalled that logistics was integral to the customer delivery experience. Amazon Fresh A grocery delivery service that started in Seattle in 2007 and now operates in 16 cities.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Logistics has never played a bigger role in retail than it does now. Its speed and efficiency are made possible by logistics. Here are three ways you can modernize your logistics to match the brand you’ve spent all that time building—a brand that meets customers’ unprecedented expectations for eCommerce orders. Make a Promise: Delivery that Meets Expectations with Modern Logistics. Your brand deserves modern logistics.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Logistics has never played a bigger role in retail than it does now. Its speed and efficiency are made possible by logistics. Here are three ways you can modernize your logistics to match the brand you’ve spent all that time building—a brand that meets customers’ unprecedented expectations for eCommerce orders. Make a Promise: Delivery that Meets Expectations with Modern Logistics. Your brand deserves modern logistics.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings. The high demand for logistics services took some by surprise, including the researchers. Overall, total spending on logistics rose to a record of nearly $1.5

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Volvo Trucks presents future transport solution with autonomous electric vehicles. GateHouse Logistics and Elemica Partner to Accelerate Secure Data Sharing in Global Chemical and Process Industries.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE, Flexport and Convoy–three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. The founders of each company came together to discuss the overlap of technology and logistics and how it can be used to solve every day problems

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. The company was started in 1907 as a small messenger service in Seattle with $100 in borrowed capital.

Amazon One: Amazon Takes to the Air

The Network Effect

Amazon unveiled its first branded cargo plane today, and will showcase its fleet of 20 branded 767-300 planes in Seattle WA on Friday. Distribution Retail Transportation airplane amazon cargo planes distribution ecommerce freight logisticsMeet Amazon One “Creating an air transportation network is expanding our capacity to ensure great delivery speeds for our Prime members for years to come,” said Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president […].

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

Robinson , and I addressed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. So I encourage shippers not only to focus on the specific locations where they [manufacture, source, or ship products from], but also understand the broader geographical structure of their carrier networks and hubs [because they can impact your logistics operations]. The post Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Amazon Go – Just Walk Out Technology for Retail | Would it be a Game-Changer?

Loginext

Amazon opened its first brick and mortar retail store in Seattle, Washington, United States. The novelty of this store is that customers can just pick up whatever they want and just walk out of the store. Amazon would just charge the price of the items taken to their Amazon account. They call it the ‘Just Walk Out’ technology. Would it become a game-changer or disruptor in retail?

Amazon Threat Has Maersk Racing to Stop Clients Becoming Rivals

Supply Chain Brain

Taking greater control of shipments would give Seattle-based Amazon more flexibility and help it avoid possible congestion in its warehouses. E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Retail All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Ocean Transportation Global Logistics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Transportation Management“Amazon is a threat if we don’t do a good job for them,” Soren Skou, the CEO of A.P. Moller Maersk A/S, said in a phone interview. “If

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

Bloomberg, an investment manager is paying for 179 million square feet of urban logistics properties — the warehouses used by Amazon.com Inc. logistics real estate, will almost double Blackstone’s U.S. The properties being acquired by BREP are in high-growth markets such as the San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles areas, Seattle, Miami, New Jersey and Portland, Oregon, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Craig was no longer an inventor, he had to go into full-time logistical planner to find a solution. Fortunately, Craig partnered with a fulfillment specialist in the eastern part of the country which complemented his location in Seattle, Washington. As your company grows and matures, you’ll want a reliable third-party logistics company to handle your fulfillment. Logistics #Transportation #SCM #SupplyChain #Crowdfunding #Distribution #Freight #ECommerce.

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SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

There are the typical contenders like California, New York, and Seattle. At SupplyPike, we’re building some incredibly innovative ways to solve problems in logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). AEDC Director Mike Preston offered his take: “Transportation and logistics are a huge part of the state’s diverse economy,” said AEDC Director Mike Preston. When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought. Our mission is to help change that.