Robotic micro-fulfillment combines several key benefits to create a new approach to distribution built for today's needs and challenges. Logistics companies must balance high customer expectations with growing last-mile complexity and labor shortages. Combining robotics and micro-fulfillment overcomes these challenges by simplifying the last mile and leveraging automation. How … [Read more...] about How Is Robotic Micro Fulfillment Changing Distribution?
Supply chains face many obstacles, but cybersecurity is one of the most prominent today. As warehouses implement more digital technologies and rely more heavily on data, attacks are rising in frequency and severity. Supply chain cyberattacks rose by 51% in the second half of 2021, but just a third of companies believe they can respond to these incidents quickly and … [Read more...] about Shielding Warehouses from Cybersecurity Threats
Warehouse automation is transforming the supply chain, but how far can it go? More warehouse tasks can be automated today than ever before. However, there may still be some key tasks that require the skills and insights of a real person. What can and can't be automated in warehouses? What Can Be Automated in Warehouses? Many aspects of warehouse operations can be fully … [Read more...] about How Much Can We Automate Warehouses?
The supply chain is the backbone of virtually every industry. Businesses need timely, transparent shipments to meet their customers' needs, which means having a well-functioning, organized inventory system. At the same time, many stockpile practices fall short, but 5G networks could be the answer. Many store and factory inventories use manual methods to keep track of stock … [Read more...] about The Role of 5G in Inventory Management
Artificial intelligence has opened numerous possibilities for warehouse leaders by changing how they get work done, meet deadlines and more. Many decision-makers believe they must apply AI to stay competitive in a challenging business landscape. Doing so can lead to more advanced warehouse operations, making executives better equipped to deal with unexpected circumstances and … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Apply AI for Advanced Warehouse Operations