Cobots in Logistics: Machines Specially Designed to Work Hand-in-Hand with Humans

A collaborative robot, “cobot” is specially designed to ease human-machine interface and enhance security. This smart robot can work with human in same areas and manage risks as they have good sensitivity and programming. VIL project, in this case, mentioned that cobots can be taught easily so they can be deployed simply and quickly, at

Logistics Technology Trends Shaping the Future

David Rogers, a chairman, director, and a consultant at Asia Pacific Logistics Federation, conducted a study on logistics tech trends that are predicted to shape the future. As a matter of fact, if you see our world today, it certainly is true that time has become a hero of logistics world. Every market player invests

How to Optimise Resource Allocation

Having hard-working employees in your warehouse can give you a lot of benefits. However, if your employee suffers from back disease which makes it difficult for them to lift heavy objects, not only will it disturb their work, it might also affect your company’s bottom line due to decreased productivity. What should you do, then?

Stay Up-to-Date with These 5 Levels of Freight Automations

Generation 4.0 – the application of the Internet of Things, the use of advanced robotics, the application of advanced analytics of big data: place sensors in everything, create networkers everywhere, automate anything, and analyse everything to significantly improve performance and customer satisfaction. Do you agree with the statement above? If the answer is yes, you

The Holiday Season: Logistics Roles During Peak Seasons

From Easter, Christmas, Eid, to New Year, holidays often become the busiest days for logistic companies because customer’s demands are usually seeing significant growth during these times. Aside from professionals in the logistics industry, few people will probably put any thought into how their beloved consumer products find their way onto shelves. The products are

Green(ware)house: The Effect of Green Warehouse for Environment and Company

Warehouse can be a leading trend in energy efficient design as small measures can make a big difference. Heating and lightning will be the two largest energy uses for warehouses. These two elements are also the best targets for improving efficiency. From energy conservative to updated lighting, heating, and cooling technologies, numerous techniques are provided

5 Things to Expect when Designing a Warehouse

In today’s highly competitive business environment, the role of warehouse will go beyond a simple storage solution. Warehouses are now required to provide more flexibility, accessibility, and efficient functionality. Therefore, designing a warehouse is different from designing a house. It requires a perfect and careful planning, as well as extensive consideration of many factors. Colin

6 Top-Notch Technologies to Boost Supply Chain

Technology has been increasingly becoming the key to company’s success, innovation, and competitive edge in today’s digital era. Many organisations are now investing more in technological development to support their businesses. Likewise, technology offers a solution for improved accuracy and increased revenue. Companies that are fully-integrated with automation are outpacing non-integrated companies by 20 percent

5 Extraordinary Ways to Optimise an End-to-End Supply Chain

Nowadays, businesses focus more on customer-centric model. Following the trend, your supply chain should also pay more attention to the end customer. Miebach study noted that companies that optimise their supply chain can potentially reduce inventory costs of total between 20 percent and 30 percent, and even reduce cost for individual items by up to

Warehouse Safety: 3 Common Warehouse Hazards and How to Prevent Them

Warehouse can be a hazardous place to work. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reported that there are more than 5000 workers getting fatal injury during work in 2016, followed by 1,252 roadway incidents, 849 falls, slips, and trips, and 500 homicides in all sectors of logistics. Not only reduce productivity and cost financially, fatal