How Automation Can Solve the Energy Problem

Warehouses are becoming more autonomous and this means that energy consumption is going up. With the current energy crisis organisations are looking into ways that can help them solve the problem. We spoke with Jon Brewin, Business Development Manager, Autostore UK & Ireland, at Deliver, one of Europe’s leading e-commerce events. You can read more […]

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Top Tips for Transport and Logistics Productivity

Productivity is defined as “the efficiency and quality of production of goods or services” in transport and logistics this could mean ton-miles per vehicle or daily deliveries per driver. Some barriers to productivity include distraction and interruptions, lack of information, ineffective communication, insufficient training, inadequate tools and equipment, stress and too much to do. Conker, […]

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Video | Self-storage offers new channels for logistics

Self-storage spaces are often outside of city limits in industrial parks. This increases logistics costs and makes the whole delivery and operation far from sustainable. We spoke to Emily Snape, Growth Director at Lovespace, a self-storage company that offers self-storage with collection and delivery, on the link between self-storage and logistics and how the company […]

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High Tech Fulfillment: Innovation in micro-fulfillment & urban consolidation centers

It is no secret that urban centres are attracting more and more people. This is putting a significant pressure on logistics operations and companies are looking into innovative ways to counter the increase in deliveries they do in cities. Technology can help solve many of these problems but big questions still remain. We are very […]

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LIVE NOW! Micro-fulfilment ’22 Online Conference

Watch the Micro-fulfilment & Warehousing Online Event by The Logistics Point: 10:00 am – 10:30 am: Micro-Hubs – An Answer To E-Commerce Logistics Challenges In A Post-Pandemic World Logistics is going micro! The industry is transforming and needs more storage facilities. With the growth of e-commerce urban centres are more important than ever. How will micro-hubs […]

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Micro-fulfilment: Delivering Value for Growing Urban Centres

With the growth of e-commerce it is becoming vital for logistics to expand its urban storage facilities. How can this be done? Join this discussion panel to talk about the trends around micro-logistics, the reality of implementing micro-fulfilment solutions and operations, and the future of urban warehousing. Join Cranfield School of Management, Mango Logistics and […]

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RightHand Robotics Secures $66 Million in Series C Funding

RightHand Robotics, a leader in data-driven, autonomous robotic picking solutions for order fulfillment, announces today that it has secured $66 million in a Series C financing led by top growth investors: Safar Partners, a technology venture fund; Thomas H. Lee Partners L.P. (“THL”), a leading investor in automation and supply chain; and SoftBank Vision Fund […]

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Solving the puzzle in logistics – Replacing human labour by applying deep learning

Automation in the warehousing space is growing. Companies have embraced new technology more than ever and providers of software and autonomous solutions are working hard on new projects. We spoke with Herbert ten Have, CEO of Fizyr, about warehouse automation, trends and expectations and what to expect from Fizyr during our second Micro-fulfilment & Warehousing Event on […]

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Micro-hubs: An Answer to E-Com Logistics Challenges

Logistics is going micro! The industry is transforming and needs more storage facilities. With the growth of e-commerce urban centres are more important than ever. How will micro-hubs develop and what are their benefits? Where to begin and why to even invest in one? We spoke to Sebastian Steinhauser, CEO & Founder of Parcelly, about […]

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VIDEO | How eyewear orders are fulfilled and automated in Vision Direct

‘The speed of the fulfilment process is a key component,’ begins Steph Davis, Director of Supply Chain at Vision Direct, the online retailer for eyewear during an exclusive video interview with The Logistics Point. Together with his colleague Javid Sandra, Senior Product Manager, Davis explains how Vision Direct improved its fulfilment processes, controlled its growth […]

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