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

Locus Robotics

Set up your own live, in-person demo and discover, first hand, how deploying the Locus Solution will make an immediate difference in your warehouse operations: Click to set up a Live Demo. The post See a Live Demo at the NRF Big Show in New York appeared first on Locus Robotics.

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. Yet New York City is increasing the number of taxis by 2000 cabs.

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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

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.

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?

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. The Limitations of Robotics in Modern Warehousing Lead to Inefficiencies. Benefits of Using Artificial Intelligence in Warehouse Automation.

$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 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. The benefits of data analytics and AI aren’t just for warehouses. Warehouse Automation

2018 D3: 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.

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>

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.

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.

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? Use of robotics and new logistics technologies. 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. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

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.

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.

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.

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? Simplicity-as-a-Service: A New Value Proposition for Software Vendors and 3PLs?

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.

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. I hope 2015 is off to a great start for you.

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.

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. Last Week Tonight reported horrific conditions at various fulfillment warehouses. Climate-controlled warehouses.

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? The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. Warehouse Efficiency

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up in New York and graduated from the New York Institute of Technology. Then, after a short spell in New Orleans, I moved to Houston to work with supply chain in oil and gas. The company searched for smart people who understand what the next new technology will be. One of the bidders had a very unorganized warehouse. [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company. I’m Gary Sostack, President and Founder of ElementaLogistics LLC.

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? The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference).

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.

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.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (March 13-17, 2017)

Talking Logistics

warehouses from Chinese merchants selling on its site—taking on a role it previously left to global freight-transportation companies.” Amazon can do pickups, warehousing, line-haul transportation, delivery, as well as handle import and export needs, the site says.

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.

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

Under Los Angeles’ new requirements, the minimum wage will increase to $10.50 Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland and Chicago have already moved to raise their wages and there are proposals for minimum wage increases across the country including in New York City, Washington, D.C.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 22-26, 2015)

Talking Logistics

JDA Announces New Workforce Management Capabilities to Empower Retail Managers to Make Faster, Smarter Decisions. On the technology front, JDA Software announced new capabilities in its JDA® Store Operations solution.

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.

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.

Automation in the supply chain to get major boost in 2019

EFT

A new report and industry survey from eyefortransport finds that automation is the top investment priority for retailers and manufacturers in 2019, particularly within the warehouse. Warehouse automation was rated the top investment priority in the survey, with 63.2%