DB Schenker and Logmore Secure 518 Million Covid Quick Tests from Asia to Europe

Maximum accuracy for sensitive freight: DB Schenker experts are preparing tens of thousands of Covid-19 quick tests for their way from Asia to Europe over the coming months. Internet-of-Things specialists at the global freight forwarder use highly accurate tracking devices by Finnish Logmore to monitor temperatures during the flight. By including tracking technology in each […]

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The hidden costs of mispicks

Do you really know how much mispicks cost your business? And do you, or should you, care? By Nick Hughes, Sales Manager at Invar Integration Sending a customer a replacement item may sound a relatively small price to pay when pick accuracy is up on 97% or so. But over the year, those costs can add up […]

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How retailers are leveraging technology amid LTL capacity concerns

In the past few months, the freight industry has been reporting troubles keeping up with the current demand for LTL services. Pandemic-related causes such as spikes in eCommerce sales, stimulus checks, and carrier staffing shortages are the most obvious culprits. Still, the usual suspects are also seemingly heightened this year. Read more from The Logistics […]

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Robotics becomes a critical supply chain infrastructure

Due to the rise of e-commerce in the last year and a half, staff shortage in the supply chain has intensified. Robotics and automation could be a useful tool to deal with that problem. ‘Every warehouse operator says it is hard to find staff,’ begins Vince Martinelli, Head of Product and Marketing at RightHand Robotics […]

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Digitising Cost-to-Serve with Simple Tools

Knowing your costs is a challenge for many businesses but according to Lauri Kailio, Supply Chain Consultant, companies do not realise that Cost-to-Serve (CtS) is often thought to be a much more complex exercise than it actually is. Read more from The Logistics Point July edition now. ‘Tools like PowerBi and even Excel are really […]

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Vision as a service delivers agile growth and a secure investment

As order volumes rise, logistics specialists look to introduce a new order picking system or expand their existing inventory of wearables. But there is often no budget for new procurements. Picavi is now solving this problem with its new vision as a service product category (VaaS). This offers users unlimited access to the pick-by-vision specialist’s […]

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Video: Logistics Data Create Meaningful Sustainability

‘Data in logistics is highly valuable,’ began his presentation Niko Polvinen, CEO and Co-Founder of Logmore, during the opening keynote session at ‘Delivering Green: Creating Sustainable Supply Chains’ Conference, organised by The Logistics Point. Data enables a completely new level of learning that can surpass what was possible before. Polvinen looked at the way humans […]

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Demystifying EV charging infrastructure

‘The UK is one of the most regulated markets in the world and it is important you know the rules,’ Alan McCleave, Managing Director UK & Nordic, at NewMotion said during his presentation at ‘Delivering Green: Creating Sustainable Supply Chain’ Conference, organised by The Logistics Point. McCleave focused on the process of enabling electric vehicle […]

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Video: The Sustainability Benefits of Smaller Carriers

‘It is hard to reach the sustainability goals, especially in the final mile, as it can be the most expensive and wasteful part of the logistics process,’ said Emily Henderson, Marketing Manager at Etrac Technologies, during her presentation at ‘Delivering Green: Creating Sustainable Supply Chains’ Conference, organised by The Logistics Point. Nearly 80% of all […]

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Hyperautomation to drive supply chain forward in 2021

With the growing need for digitally interconnected supply chain networks, Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 8 supply chain technology themes in 2021. Gartner analysts have selected the themes for their transformational potential and their ability to foster operational resiliency across business functions, technology, and service delivery. “This year, we’ve decided to focus on broader, overarching technology themes rather […]

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