Recent DHL study titled “Shortening the Last Mile: Winning Logistics Strategies in the Race to the Urban Consumer” revealed that since 2008, urban populations significantly increase to over half of today’s population, from 3.4 billion to 4.2 billion. In terms of technology usage, there is significant development as well. Back then, only 1 in 100
With the growing number of warehousing and logistics companies, incorporating robots to reap advantages of speed, efficiency, and increasing profits to remain competitive in market are also increasing. As quoted by Tractica, “Mobile robot platforms, shuttle automated storage and retrieval systems, industrial robotics manipulators, and Gantry robots are all driving market growth.” From day to
To stay competitive in logistics sectors, warehouse managers should find ways to maximise productivity while increasing speed and accuracy. A comprehensive strategy to achieve this is by implementing mobile printers to help drive down costs and boost productivity. SATO’s white paper on “The Case for Mobile Printing in the Warehouse” found that “mobile printers have
Manufacturing industry is manufacture and trade activity based on fabrication, processing, or preparation of products from raw materials and commodities. – Sustainable Development Indicator Group As it deals with processing and preparation, manufacturing usually requires various processes, machineries, and operations through a well-organised plan for each activity. The process, basically, requires workers to bend, press,
Logistics goes beyond unifying processes and parties. In specific terms, logistics is all about data leverage and collaboration, meaning that it takes a piece of data and combines it with others. Logistics should provide comprehensive reporting capabilities and an audit trail. Descartes mentioned that logistics should provide unprecedented levels of coordination and control of the
In international trade, logistics chain must foresee from the moment in which company decides to export or import goods. The delivery of international trade is not same as local or global trade. It affects design of packaging materials and terms of delivery. Bemar Group has defined some terms and conditions you should fulfil for international
Major business goals in logistics and supply chain nowadays is accelerating technological transformation within organisations. In 2019, logistics and supply chain leaders are aiming to automate, integrate, and optimise company’s planning, decision making, and execution to boost efficiency and reduce cost. However, according to ICORN Tech, many organisations are still struggling in devising a roadmap
According to OSHA, the most common injury caused by warehouse accident is amputation. It is considered as the most serious workplace injuries that often occurs when workers operate unguardedly or inadequately safeguards mechanical power presses such as power press brakes, powered and non-powered conveyors, printing presses, roll-forming and roll-bending machines, food slicers, and many more.
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?
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