Körber Acquires Supply Chain Software Specialists HighJump, Reinforces Its Business Area Logistics
September 2, 2017
International technology group Körber reinforces its Business Area Logistics Systems with the acquisition of the US-American supply chain software specialists HighJump.
Pack Expo Las Vegas expected to eclipse records
September 1, 2017
Show producer PMMI projects record attendance and exhibitors, outlines new and returning features.
Automation: What’s at the heart of your system?
August 30, 2017
While automated equipment at today's warehouses can be at the heart of their success, any single piece of automation needs to be balanced with upstream and downstream processes, raising the...
Randstad Report: 76% of U.S. workers do not fear automation
August 18, 2017
Only 14% of worry automation will take their job, nearly one-third (30%) say they think automation will make their job better.
Expectations and Future Last Mile Delivery Logistics
August 1, 2017
While various futuristic delivery options are being developed and tested, they're not yet trending, but keep your eyes on them for the future, especially when parcels can be delivered by...
Australian team wins Grand Championship at 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge
August 1, 2017
Contestants were awarded $270,000 in prizes to support continued innovation within the robotics and automation community.
IDTechEx research explores how mobile robots will transform materials handling
July 31, 2017
From forklifts to mobile picking robots to automated last-mile delivery, new technologies will either perish or they will reshape the industry.
Robotic Piece Picking Hits Tipping Point
July 12, 2017
Having graduated from concept to compelling, robotic piece-picking solutions are hungry for career advancement.
A3 fall conferences to offer insight into latest automation, strategies and networking
June 22, 2017
Conferences will provide in-depth training in robot safety, motion control, vision systems and collaborative robots to spur manufacturing growth and the creation of entirely new categories of jobs.
KNAPP expands North American headquarters in Georgia
June 21, 2017
Market growth fuels expansion; plans to add 150 employees.
Four Ways to Future-Proof Your Warehouse
June 20, 2017
Four attributes warehouse technology must have to protect against obsolescence and help future proof your warehouse.
The Evolving Distribution Center Technology Stack
June 14, 2017
With the growth of e-commerce, the technology stack for distribution centers is expanding. We explore why WES/WCS software is gaining prominence and share how operations are expanding their use...
The Big Picture: Adaptability as King
June 8, 2017
Traditionally, warehouse automation has been about bringing optimal efficiency to specific processes in warehouses. Learn why new technologies like mobile robots and AR glasses promise breakthroughs in adaptability, even as...
Uber Fires Self-Driving Vehicle Engineer Anthony Levandowski amid Legal Battle with Google
May 30, 2017
Uber has fired the head of its self-driving vehicle unit, Anthony Levandowski, amid the continuing fallout from the engineer's alleged theft of trade secrets from his former employer, Google.
Mobile Computers Role in the Warehouse Data Web
May 23, 2017
The spread of technology throughout the warehouse has created abundant and valuable information, if only you can find it.
Study Assesses Five Technologies to Impact the Supply Chain in the Next 5 Years
May 16, 2017
Robotics tops the list of most likely disruptors in next five years, 3D printing considered least viable in the short term.
North American machine vision market grows 10% in first quarter of 2017
May 16, 2017
Survey of industry experts shows 50% expect market to increase over the next six months, 10% bracing for a decline.
The Evolution of the Digital Supply Chain
May 5, 2017
Everyone is talking about terms like digitization, Industry 4.0 and digital supply chain management, but what sort of technologies fall under these broad terms, and how will they change the management...
Make Order Fulfillment More Accurate and Flexible
April 25, 2017
Highly automated solutions and workflow adjustments can bring maximum speed and accuracy to an operation.
Is Amazon Creating Self-Driving Cars for Delivery?
April 24, 2017
Over the past two years, Amazon has been seeking to take over more shipping duties from the likes of UPS and FedEx by leasing trucks, planes, and ships, and now...