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11.04.2019   #logistic systems #economy

Transport logistic trend barometer 2019

Economic situation, Brexit, digitalization—logistics feels ready for the challenge

In spite of many political and economic uncertainties as well as numerous business challenges ranging from the lack of skilled personnel to digitalization, the logistics industry is confident that it will meet the challenges. Companies are getting ...

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06.03.2019   #logistics

New challenges and opportunities for businesses

Businesses are challenged to better manage their shipping and mailing operations

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, and data today noted that the recent rate increases by FedEx® and UPS® and the pending January 27 rate ...

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26.02.2019   #sustainability #logistics

Getting prepared for diesel driving bans

trans-o-flex orders 240 new special vehicles

The trans-o-flex logistics group has ordered 240 new transporters, trucks and trailers, all of which will be delivered and commissioned this year. The first vehicles will arrive in March. “On the one hand, we are investing in our vehicle fleet ...

Thumbnail-Photo: LogiMAT 2019 wraps up with record attendance...
26.02.2019   #logistic solutions #event

LogiMAT 2019 wraps up with record attendance

Final report for LogiMAT 2019 in Stuttgart

The 17th International Trade Show for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management attracted well over 60,000 industry professionals from around the world. LogiMAT has proven to be more than just a magnet for visitors: It’s also a ...

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04.02.2019   #supply chain management (SCM) #logistics

Revolutionizing the global supply chain

IoT technology will provide opportunities for improved efficiency and transparency in the supply chain

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world around us in several different ways. Beyond influencing things like on-demand app development, it’s poised to make our lives significantly easier. We now have a vast array of physical objects ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistic data as solid ground for successful omnichannel commerce...
10.01.2019   #data analysis #enterprise resource planning (ERP)

Logistic data as solid ground for successful omnichannel commerce

Instagram, Twitter and Co.: New ways to customer loyalty

Instagram, Twitter and Co.: Retailers and brands must find new ways to get in touch with their customers and remain like that. With the right software, they can extract and use important information from all logistical processes.The contemporary ...

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17.12.2018   #digitization #event

Intralogistics information from the source

LogiMAT 2019 in Stuttgart

LogiMAT 2019’s accompanying program, with more than 30 forums and live events hosted by a distinguished slate of presenters, offers industry professionals real-world insights and information across the spectrum of trending themes in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Things are buzzing in Iceland: food delivery by drone...
05.11.2018   #Trade fair special EuroCIS 2019 #logistics

Things are buzzing in Iceland: food delivery by drone

Will drone delivery service soon become a reality in Germany?

Iceland already embraces drone delivery. The delivery service offered by online marketplace aha.is in Reykjavík sends small remote-controlled helicopter drones, thus shortening delivery times and cutting costs. His goal was to be the first ...

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26.07.2018   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Same-Day Delivery: Tips for small retail businesses

“The delivery time window option in the evening is a great hit": Interview with Arne Schulke, Professor for Management Control & Leadership

Few local retailers are brave enough to offer same-day delivery. They should use their "business savvy”, suggests logistics expert Arne Schulke of the iubh International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef. He offers practical tips, ...

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28.06.2018   #logistics #delivery

Retailers at risk

Timely shipment delivery a major concern for US transporters, freight forwarders and logistics providers

American Trucking Association reports that more than 70 percent of freight in the US is moved by trucks. The industry currently hires close to 1.46M drivers but is still falling short in order to meet rising demand due to the increase ...

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22.06.2018   #logistics #wlan

Indoor positioning using wireless network

An accurate and affordable option

The group of scientists from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania has invented the innovative method for indoor positioning of people and things using wireless network. It localises a human being or an object within an accuracy of 1 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A helping (Sens)Hand
11.04.2018   #security #logistics

A helping (Sens)Hand

How smart technology can help with manual load handling

Due to mechanization and automation the amount of physical load work has been progressively reduced. Yet for those working in intralogistics, the manual handling of material is still very much part of the job. Partners in the “SensHand” ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Walmart: new service On Time and In Full
26.10.2017   #logistic systems #software applications

Walmart: new service On Time and In Full

Walmart instituted a new On Time and In Full (OTIF) metric to measure vendors' supply chain performance

RSi (Retail Solutions, Inc.) have developed a new standalone "OTIF Visibility" service product to accommodate customers' needs and support other CPG companies at Walmart with On Time and In Full (OTIF). By providing accurate ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Schaeffler AG and Fraunhofer sign a strategic partnership agreement...
28.07.2017   #logistic systems #logistic solutions

Schaeffler AG and Fraunhofer sign a strategic partnership agreement

Shaping mobility for tomorrow

Schaeffler AG and Fraunhofer have entered into a strategic partnership with the aim of further enhancing this collaboration. What do the factories and workplaces of the future look like? How can emission-free, intelligent mobility for tomorrow ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The future of logistics works digital, connected and autonomous...
03.07.2017   #digitization #logistics

The future of logistics works digital, connected and autonomous

How digitization changes retail logistics

Digitization is one of the biggest challenges logisticians face today. It gives rise to the creation of new business models and puts existing structures to the test. Yet many companies still lack the necessary knowledge to explore all the advantages ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From transport to information carrier: intelligent packaging in retail...
03.07.2017   #digitization #supply chain management (SCM)

From transport to information carrier: intelligent packaging in retail logistics

“The biggest challenge in packaging is its integration into the supply chain”

Conventional packaging meets many demands – intelligent packaging can do even more. It is proactive and provides information about the condition, time and location of the transported goods. This is made possible by sensors applied on or inside ...

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01.07.2017   #e-commerce #personnel management

Robots and automated processes are the future of warehouse logistics

Staff shortages and the e-commerce boom call for all resources

When e-commerce retailers sell products every few seconds, it creates enormous challenges for their logistics processes. Sufficient qualified staff is currently not available to handle these tasks. This is why automated resources such as driverless ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics: Digital and borderless into the future...
28.06.2017   #logistic systems #logistics (software)

Logistics: Digital and borderless into the future

The digital revolution was topic No. 1 at transport logistic 2017, which took place from May 9 to 12, 2017 in Munich.

The digital revolution was topic No. 1 at transport logistic 2017, which took place from May 9 to 12, 2017 in Munich. Another much-discussed topic of the discussions was rising national protectionism which is a risk for international trade. The ...

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12.06.2017   #personnel management #logistics

New Logistics & Customer Service Division

American Outdoor Brands Corporation: Lewis Hornsby joins as President, Logistics & Customer Service

American Outdoor Brands Corporation (AOBC), one of the world's leading providers of firearms and quality products for the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast, today announced the creation of its new Logistics & Customer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent...
11.05.2017   #supply chain management (SCM) #logistics

Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent

Retail customers readily taking advantage of the option to have their everyday grocery needs delivered to their home within a defined time slot.

For the chain stores, online retail activities involve a vast effort in terms of logistics, with much to lose, but also much to gain.  A team of mathematicians at the Alpen-Adria-Universität, assembled by optimisation expert Philipp ...

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