Maximising supply chain value through AI

Artificial Intelligence is mimicking human intelligence by using logic and statements to reach decisions. Within it there are subsets like Machine Learning which allows machines to learn and improve their performance based on experience without being explicitly programmed. The learning method might be supervised, unsupervised or reinforcement type. Another area is Deep Learning where machines […]

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Dynamic power charging to free up EVs potential

The move to EVs in logistics is part of the larger effort of the industry to become more sustainable and lower its impact on the environment. Multiple challenges still stay in the way both internally and externally for logistics service providers. Alan McCleave, UK General Manager at NewMotion, a leading European smart charging solutions provider, […]

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Webfleet collaborates with Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services

Webfleet Solutions, Europe’s number one telematics provider and part of Bridgestone, today announced that Mercedes-Benz Connectivity Services has joined its OEM.connect partner programme. This means that Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and vans with line fitted connectivity are ready to connect with Webfleet Solutions’ service platform WEBFLEET. Eliminating the need for after-market hardware installations, the integrated solution […]

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Robots as a Service solutions bring instant payback

‘Pay-as-you-go’ Robots as a Service (RaaS) finance solutions are increasingly seen as a highly cost-efficient means of introducing state-of-the-art robotic automation to parcel handling, e-commerce and traditional third party logistics operations. RaaS allows companies to lease – rather than purchase – robotic automation to support key operational tasks. In many ways it is a similar […]

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Taking several objectives into account, not just speed, for route optimisation

Speed in logistics is put on a pedestal as companies try to be the fastest while executing deliveries. But speed and efficiency do not always go hand-in-hand. Route optimisation shouldn’t just look at speed and sometimes choosing a bit slower route can be more beneficial. Even for the customer, the goal may not be the […]

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Revolutionising supply chain tracking with RFID technology

Bayer S.p.A. (part of Bayer AG) operates in Italy with a vast supply chain of transport and logistics partners supporting their pharmaceutical logistics. The visibility of their distribution processes was proving to be a headache as the company had no way of tracking each step of the process in real time. As they could not […]

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Pick-by-vision improves efficiency and safety during Covid

Pick-by-vision has completely transformed during the last six years. Today the technology is able to provide not only better accuracy but also durability and reliability. Johanna Bellenberg, Director Marketing & Communications, at Picavi shares with us how pick-by-vision can help in the era of Covid.

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How is online demand affecting procurement

Procurement in 2021 might no longer be in fight mode but it is still going to fight mini wars on different fronts. One of them will be protective equipment where some expect it will become the standard. Derek Lee, Procurement Lead, North Asia, Singapore and SSG from Zuellig Pharma Specialty Solutions Group Pte Ltd, believes […]

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Webfleet Solutions expands OEM.connect with BMW and MINI CarData

Webfleet Solutions, Europe’s number one telematics provider and part of Bridgestone, is expanding its OEM.connect programme by utilising BMW and MINI CarData. The programme enables vehicle manufacturers to connect their vehicles directly with Webfleet Solutions’ fleet management solution WEBFLEET, eliminating the need for after-market hardware installations. This integrated telematics solution makes it faster, easier and […]

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How product visualization can increase picking quality by up to 20%

Order picking is one of the essential parts of the value creation chain. Almost half of all warehouse costs can be attributed to this. In many places, picking errors can increase these costs even further. Pick-by- vision provider Picavi aims to improve order picking with a user interface tailored to the needs of the user. […]

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