Logistics & Materials Handling
Smart technologies are becoming increasingly ubiquitous in our day to day lives. From smartphones to smart homes, the dramatic increase in power and sophistication of technology is opening up new technological frontiers and promising endless possibilities for the development of many different industries, particularly manufacturing.
The world's largest online supermarket, Ocado, is testing the use of robotic hands for use in its grocery distribution warehouses.
US e-commerce and web services company Amazon has announced plans this week to build a new hub for aerial cargo deliveries.
Ensuring that your manufacturing plant runs smoothly and efficiently is difficult without using tools and technology to monitor your supply chain and employee productivity.
2016 has been one of surprise and turmoil for UK manufacturers with largely unexpected outcomes in both the EU referendum and the US presidential elections. These geopolitical events contributed to an unprecedented level of uncertainty surrounding international trading relationships, as Dom Tribe explains.
Handling 30 million parts and producing 9,000 vehicles a day, it’s little wonder that logistics sits at the centre of BMW Group’s globe-spanning operation. Jonny Williamson reports.
The American Trucking Association (ATA) is the commercial transportation industry's most powerful advocate for innovation and legislation.
The uptake of new innovative automation technologies is becoming far more widespread. Andrew Hoyle, head of automation at third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider, Wincanton, explains.
Rockwell Automation has made significant performance gains in recent years. Productivity has grown by more than 4%, lead times for its manufactured goods have been cut in half and on-time deliveries are up to 98%.
As the colorful months of fall approach, many businesses are already gearing up for the cold temps by purchasing equipment and implementing winter weatherization throughout their facilities.