Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems


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Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates. We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months

UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020

Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and solution specialist, has launched its new corporate website

95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Shoppers bag toys early this Christmas in the UK, driving November sales up 11% year-on-year

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

In 2020 Brits of all ages turned to toys to help occupy the long weeks of lockdown. From entertainment to education, crafting to creating, to simply playing outside, the sector has proved its worth during the COVID-19 restrictions

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Recent figures from the CBI has revealed ‘retail sales fell at its fastest pace in four months in October’ as people reined in spending in the face of more coronavirus restrictions

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply

Achieving an agile supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector

Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US

Lacklustre training leaves retail staff underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from Axonify reveals

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A lack of training has left frontline retail associates underprepared to perform during the pandemic, research from the latest report from Axonify, a modern training and communication solution for frontline associates, has revealed

BlueVoyant launches CRx to reduce cyber risk in business ecosystems

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

BlueVoyant, a cybersecurity services company, has launched its Cyber Risk Management (CRx) suite of services for business ecosystems, including entire supply chains and investment portfolios

Abu Dhabi Ports acquires MICCO to become a leading provider of fully integrated supply chain logistics solutions

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy, has announced another step in its drive to enhance the emirate’s rank as an international hub for trade and logistics with the acquisition of MICCO Logistics

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

There are now only five weeks until Digital Supply Chain will be returning to Amsterdam. So if you haven’t already booked your seat, now is the time

How the heatwave impacted the High Street

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Matthew Robertson, co-CEO, NetDespatch. As we see the first signs of the heatwave dissipating and wetter weather coming in, this got me thinking about recent articles that I've read about the negative impact on productivity the balmy summer weather has had on office workers, with many preferring to work from home and not venture into heat-baked cities, over-crowded tubes and frenzied traffic jams

Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

CrowdStrike Inc., the cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions provider, has announced the results of its global supply chain survey, Securing the Supply Chain, produced by independent research firm Vanson Bourne

5 Ways Automation is Transforming the Shipping and Logistics Industry

Robotics Automation News

Shipping and logistics play a critical role in the growth of the economy. That’s true since all economic activities depend on the existence and efficiency of shipping and logistics. That said, shipping and logistics is the process in […].

Magazino expands robot fleet to 57 in Zalando logistics centers

Robotics Automation News

Magazino, a robotics manufacturer from Munich, Germany, is increasing its robot fleet in more Zalando logistics locations to a total of 57 Toru robots.

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Neubility and Goggo Network partner to develop autonomous logistics solutions

Robotics Automation News

Neubility, a Korean autonomous robot company, and Goggo Network, a European logistic operator of autonomous vehicles and robots, have signed an agreement to “strengthen autonomous logistics solutions based on robots”.

Airbus to expand robotic usage at Rochefort logistics site

Robotics Automation News

Airbus, the world’s largest airplane manufacturer, is expanding its usage of robotic solutions at its Rochefort, France logistics facility.

SEKO Logistics partners with GreyOrange to scale up warehouse operations

Robotics Automation News

SEKO Logistics, a global logistics provider, is today announcing a strategic partnership with GreyOrange, a global leader in automated robotic fulfilment and inventory optimization software, to help scale-up its warehouse operations.


Logistics giant GeoDis orders 1,000 warehouse robots from Locus Robotics

Robotics Automation News

GeoDis, a global transport and logistics provider, and Locus Robotics, a maker of autonomous mobile robots for fulfillment warehouses, have reached a new expansion agreement to install a total of 1,000 LocusBots at GeoDis’ worldwide warehouse locations over the next 24 months.

DB Schenker to open highly automated logistics center in the Czech Republic

Robotics Automation News

DB Schenker, one of the world’s largest logistics service providers, will be opening a new site in the Prague region next year. The “highly automated” fulfillment warehouse will expand the company’s logistics capacities and shortens delivery times.

Sinocare and Hai Robotics partner to upgrade healthcare logistics operation

Robotics Automation News

Hai Robotics, the pioneer in Autonomous Case-handling Robot (ACR) systems for warehouse logistics, provided a deeper intelligent technology integration and […].

Reclaiming Reverse Logistics

Modern Materials Handling

Reverse logistics has never been more important, but companies are struggling to stay on top of it

Bosch Rexroth at Autonomous Mobile Robots and Logistics Week 2022

Design World

Located in booth 1128, Bosch Rexroth is bringing its technical expertise and factory automation experience to the world of autonomous mobile robots.

Highlights from AMR and Logistics Week 2022

The latest innovations in autonomous mobile robot vehicle technology were displayed at the AMR and Logistics Week 2022 show and included presentations from Boston Dynamics and Amazon Robotics, certification program expansions from InOrbit, and faster handling from OTTO Motors

American Logistics Aid Network announces 2022 Humanitarian Logistics Award winners

Modern Materials Handling

ALAN’s Humanitarian Logistics Awards recognize companies and individuals who exemplify the best that the supply chain industry has to offer by assuring that aid is rapidly delivered to communities in crisis

Scanwell Monthly Logistics Report | August 2022

Fastener News Desk

Scanwell Logistics International (CHI) Inc. Scanwell Monthly Logistics Report | June 2022. Supply Chain containers distribution Fastener Distribution Fastener News Freight Scanwell Logistics Scanwell Shipper . THE LATEST NEWS IN THE OCEAN, AIR, RAIL, AND TRUCKING INDUSTRIES.

Machine vision, automation streamline logistics and warehousing operations

Control Engineering

Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) used machine vision and sensing technologies to move around freely and a key part around automation when it comes to logistics. Logistics, warehousing, and shipping organizations are struggling to operate faster.

2022 Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report

Modern Materials Handling

3PL Benchmarks: the third annual 3PL Benchmark Report is in

Horizon Industrial Parks signs warehousing tenancy with newly launched logistics brand MOVIN 

Dinesh Mishra

Horizon Industrial Parks, a portfolio of Grade A logistics parks in India owned and managed by Blackstone Real Estate funds, has signed a long-term tenancy agreement with MOVIN, a newly launched logistics joint venture between UPS and InterGlobe Enterprises.

Optimizing the Outbound Logistics Process

Bastian Solution

With the boom in the ecommerce market, companies will have to optimize outbound processes in order to keep up with the race and continue to meet customer expectations – correct orders with on time fulfilment. Let's look at how

Hurricane logistics aid: ALAN’s site details needed resources

Modern Materials Handling

American Logistics Aid Network's (ALAN's) microsite lists ways logistics industry can help survivors of Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Fiona and other recent disasters

American Logistics Aid Network activates for hurricane Ian

Modern Materials Handling

ALAN advises preparation for residents at risk, as members of logistics aid network to be ready to help as Ian threatens Florida