LiBiao’s sortation robots keep Japanese cosmetics retailer looking good

Although initially reluctant to embrace internet retailing, Japan’s consumers are now such avid online shoppers that the Japanese e-commerce market is set to be worth USD 325.9 billion by the end of 2026. Only the USA, China and the UK spend more online. One of the country’s most successful internet retailers is the cosmetic products […]

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Logmore launches dry ice data logger designed for COVID-19

Logmore, the Finnish data logging pioneer has launched a logger for monitoring deep freeze conditions used for COVID-19 vaccines. Labeled Logmore Dry Ice logger, the solution is designed for dry ice, but also supports warmer shipping temperatures. The world is not likely to return to normal from the current halt until people of the world […]

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Supply chain automation opens up data silos

The complexity of modern supply chains means they face multiple constraints at the same time. Firstly, numerous enterprises must be connected successfully for operations to move smoothly. In addition, there are multiple point solutions, ERP systems and a myriad of Excel files floating across internal and partner operations. To ensure success, companies need to embrace […]

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Christmas Peak: The Challenges Continue

By Martin Palmer, Supply Chain Consultant, Logistics UK For many organisations, the COVID-19 outbreak has been difficult, with those in hospitality perhaps suffering the most. In other areas of the economy, the pandemic has led to a surge in sales with online sales 46.8% higher than at the beginning of lockdown (ONS). The supermarkets that […]

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The right talent strategy for logistics

The time employees are ready to spend in one role is shortening. Millennials (born between 1981 and 1996) are less likely to stay in the same role for as long as the generations before them. At the same time employees in logistics and supply chain find it hard to define what their next role will […]

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AutoStore Introduces Productivity Software to Solve order fulfillment challenge

AutoStore, the Norwegian robotics technology company, today announced the release of Router, a newly developed software suite for its cube based order fulfillment system that increases robot productivity and efficiency by up to 40%. “The launch of Router could not have come at a more crucial time in our industry. This revolutionary software, available to […]

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RightHand Robotics Unveils Next-Generation RightPick2 at ProMat

RightHand Robotics, a leader in providing autonomous robotic piece-picking solutions, announced the release of RightPick2TM, the company’s next-generation, integrated software and hardware product platform. RightPick2 is an autonomous piece-picking platform that handles the core task of picking and placing individual items as part of a wide range of warehouse workflows and processes. It works collaboratively […]

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Logistics’ worries over no deal Brexit continue

Logistics UK is urging both sides in the Brexit negotiations to focus on achieving a consensus in order to protect economies on both sides of the Channel from the impact of a potential No Deal outcome. Elizabeth de Jong, the business group’s policy director, is encouraging negotiators to take a pragmatic view in order to […]

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FBI Installs AutoStore to Automated Record Filing and Retrieval

The General Services Administration (GSA) installed an automated record filing and retrieval system from robotics technology company, AutoStore, inside a recently completed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) central records complex in Winchester, Virginia. The facility includes the country’s first robotic filing and retrieval warehouse in a GSA project. Certified by the National Archives and Records […]

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Okamura Partners with RightHand Robotics to Integrate Robotic Piece-Picking Solution

Okamura Corporation, Japan’s leading provider of high quality products and services for offices, education, commercial facilities and distribution centers, and RightHand Robotics (RHR), a leader in providing autonomous robotic picking solutions, announced a partnership to further automate warehouse operations. RHR’s autonomous piece-picking solution, RightPick2, will be integrated with Okamura’s logistics solutions, such as AutoStore, beginning […]

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