See a Live Demo at the NRF Big Show in New York

Locus Robotics

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Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Cerasis

The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times. The post Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Robotics Technology Warehouse Supply Chain Technology Gaps

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

Logistics Bureau

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?

4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

Technology could improve New York’s taxi system. Understand your business and its competitive edge In 2103 Inditex opened a warehouse in its distribution center (DC) in Zaragoza, Spain. The warehouse is known as “the largest clothes closet in Europe” because it handles hanging garments. Using one warehouse to supply stores worldwide would probably not make sense for other retailers. Yet New York City is increasing the number of taxis by 2000 cabs.

Warehouses Maintain Operations even as More Workers Test Positive for Covid-19

Logistics Trends and Insights

Those numbers include an Amazon employee, working at one of Amazon’s Queens, New York shipping facilities, who became the first infection reported in a U.S. Now, workers at six Amazon warehouses across the country have tested positive for Covid-19, according to The Washington Post. In some cases, Amazon has temporarily closed the warehouse to be cleaned and sanitized, sending workers home with full pay. warehouses through May 9. Amazon retail Warehousing

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Warehouse Management Set to Take Center Stage in Warehouse Automation

Veridian Solutions

The writing is on the wall for traditional, manual-based processes in supply chain management, says Cade Metz of The New York Times. Supply chain leaders need to understand these current limitations, and how artificial intelligence and warehouse management lead to efficiency gains and the top benefits of AI-driven robotics. The Limitations of Robotics in Modern Warehousing Lead to Inefficiencies. Benefits of Using Artificial Intelligence in Warehouse Automation.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies. This strategic shift in the industry requires that companies expand outside of the largest or most obvious markets to establish new facilities in their expanding warehouse network. Demand for dynamic warehouse space is highest in Cleveland. #2

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

<p>Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies. This strategic shift in the industry requires that companies expand outside of the largest or most obvious markets to establish new facilities in their expanding warehouse network.</p>

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets

EFT

The global market for warehousing is currently growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6 – 8%, according to Beroe Inc, a procurement intelligence firm. The increasing service levels such as e-commerce and same-day delivery are influencing retailers to invest further in the warehouse industry. The growth of retail and FMCG goods has been the main driver for the industrial warehouse industry.

How to build an automated warehouse system: which new technologies do you need and why?

6 River Systems

Many warehouses are seeking ways to leverage automation for better efficiency, but building an efficient automated warehouse system requires careful selection of the right technologies. Your warehouse systems and software need to be able to share data between them, but those systems are not all the same and may have different data formats. APIs enable applications to collect data from disparate warehouse information systems, supporting integration and eliminating data silos.

Solving the Retail Supply Chain Challenge: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy

FLEXE

New technologies, changing buying behaviors, and market saturation have put retail to the test. As supply chain and logistics become increasingly important for eCommerce success, retailers and brands are turning to new B2B solutions to meet demands and thrive.

Some Tips to Keep Your Warehouse Free from COVID-19

Logistics Bureau

A worker in an Amazon warehouse in Queens, New York, this week tested positive for Coronavirus, prompting the closure of the facility. This is the last thing that you want happening in your warehouse—the disruption and fallout could be devastating. It would mean deep-cleaning the entire warehouse and possibly ordering fellow workers to self-isolate for a period—all of which would come at enormous cost to your supply chain.

How does e-commerce affect warehousing?

3PL Insights

In an economy where consumer shopping habits are shifting more towards e-commerce, the state of warehousing is changing. How is the warehouse industry changing to accommodate e-commerce? In the past, distributors would simply build their warehouses where zoning regulations were the most forgiving for their needs. And any fluctuations that do occur are the same from year to year, making it easy for warehouses to adapt in advance. e-commerce Warehousing

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

Talking Logistics

enVista Unveils New Direct Store Delivery Solution for the Beverage Industry. Yes, Amazon is taking a page from Uber’s playbook and creating a new delivery network comprised of you and me — i.e., anybody with a car and a desire to earn a few bucks to deliver packages (after undergoing a vetting process, of course). It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

Warehouses Are Full as Holiday Season Commences

Material Handling & Logistics

The stores and warehouses are full, and it’s time for the shopping to begin,” says Jonathan Gold, NRF’s vice president for supply chain and customs policy. The February and March%ages are skewed because of changes in when Asian factories close for Lunar New Year each year. ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle and Tacoma on the West Coast; New York/New Jersey, Hampton Roads, Charleston, Savannah, Port Everglades and Miami on the East Coast, and Houston on the Gulf Coast.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Will I learn something new, particularly in an area that I don’t know much about today but is critically important for my career and leadership development? I’ve attended many of them in previous years, often as a speaker , and I’ve always walked away with some great insights and new business connections. Simplicity-as-a-Service: A New Value Proposition for Software Vendors and 3PLs? GT Nexus : Bridges 2017 , July 10-12, New York, New York.

The Ecommerce Effect on Warehouse Operations | Reduce Warehouse Cost With Energy Efficient Technology | The Amazon and Walmart Standard

Lucas

Online Shopping is Changing the Way Warehouses Operate. What does this expectation mean for warehouses that store and distribute goods? Warehouses need to be fast and accurate in every form of operations. Mobile wearing technologies are a recent trend that help with warehouse operations increase their speed. Many companies are beginning to adapt to these new technologies to help the operate and meet needs of their customers.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (December 6, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Park It, Trucks: Here Come New York’s Cargo Bikes (New York Times) Amazon Tests Cheap Warehouses.

Stack It High and Watch It Fly: Is Vertical Inventory Storage Always the Answer?

6 River Systems

The Shanghai Skyline Warehouses have also adopted this strategy. And this made sense when warehouses were truly pass-through for inventory. Now it’s possible to drop ship directly from the factory floor or fulfill an order directly from a warehouse. This is particularly crucial to warehouse operators. This will be crucial to how warehouses need to approach the velocity of their goods. Warehouse Efficiency Warehouse Management

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. Warehouse Automation.

This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Happy New Year! Next week is the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York City and you can bet that even the hot dog vendors outside the venue will have “omnichannel” posted on their carts. JDA Software kicked things off this week by announcing key enhancements to its JDA Warehouse Management solution, which “optimizes ease of use, time to deployment and warehouse productivity.” I hope 2015 is off to a great start for you.

Is Your Supply Chain Overlooked?

DSI

To achieve this the customer purchasing cycle needs to be connected with various business areas in sync; including sales, production, warehousing and distribution. You also need a detailed understanding of inventory visibility, where and how the inventory resides - this could be inside or outside the four walls of the warehouse. Logistics: The supply chain doesn’t just end when the inventory rolls of the production line and into the warehouse. New York: Free Press

The Truth About Working at a Fulfillment Centre!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! That can mean low wages and demanding quotas for warehouse workers, as employers scramble to turn a profit. To us, that doesn’t just mean that we strive for error-free work from the pickers and packers on the warehouse floor (we do). Last Week Tonight reported horrific conditions at various fulfillment warehouses. The original reporting on these labor issues came from the New York Times and other outlets.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. In 2017, the company opened a new distribution center in Indiana to accommodate rapid growth.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York.

Shore Thing: Consider a New Jersey Warehouse for Your East Coast Imports

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you import, there’s a lot to like about The Port of New York and New Jersey. With numerous terminals, impressive rail connections and billions of dollars’ worth of recent improvements , it’s the country’s third-busiest port – and getting busier every day. In fact, according to a late January announcement, it recently surpassed the annual 7 million TEU mark for the first time in its history.

Amazon Takes On the Fashion Supply Chain

Elementum

Amazon is not new to fashion. The company also sponsored the 2015 New York Men's fashion week for the first time. First, Amazon is aware of the challenges with supply chain operations; for more than a decade now, the company was able to handle quick warehousing and delivery for its brands with its well-developed delivery network and regional fulfillment centers that has allowed the company to cut shipping costs.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Will I learn something new, particularly in an area that I don’t know much about today but is critically important for my career and leadership development? I’ve attended many of them in previous years, often as a speaker , and I’ve always walked away with some great insights and new business connections. The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference). GT Nexus : will be part of Infor’s Inforum 2016 , July 10-13, New York, New York.

Distribution Center Robots: How Robots Continue to Power the Distribution Center

Cerasis

To meet rising demand, supply chain executives must begin considering new ways to increase the capacity of their existing facilities. When Amazon purchased Kiva robots, distribution center robots became the new “shiny object turned real-world effective object” of e-commerce fulfillment. Robotics provides a boost to distribution centers and warehouse managers seeking ways to increase capacity and improve efficiency in critical areas.

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

ToolsGroup

The subway system is the lifeblood of New York City, carrying an average of 5.7 Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in Industrial accounts.

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

Talking Logistics

across from the Empire State Building in Midtown [and on the same busy street as Macy’s flagship store], would function as a mini warehouse, with limited inventory for same-day delivery within New York, product returns and exchanges, and pickups of online orders. If it is successful, however, the New York location could presage a rollout to other U.S.

Agriculture in the City

Enterra Insights

Readers old enough to remember the 1960s, might recall the television show “Green Acres” starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm. ”[4] They go to note, “Growing food in cities is not a new concept.” Growing crops indoors is not a new concept; however, new technologies are being brought to bear to make indoor, urban agriculture more efficient and affordable.

An Interview with an Expert on Omnichannel Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

Then I went to Troy Built in Upstate New York, and I was the Director of Materials Management, which means I had everything from the manufacturer/supplier all the way through manufacturing. Today, the supply chain goes from the manufacturer/supplier all the way through the supply chain from manufacturing, warehousing, 3PL, eCommerce - whatever it takes to get to value to the customer.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Although dozens of conferences exist around the globe, warehouse managers should consider going to one of the best supply chain conferences of 2019 (plus MODEX, which is held in even-numbered years and occurs in 2020).

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

ToolsGroup

The subway system is the lifeblood of New York City, carrying an average of 5.7 Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in Industrial accounts.