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Technology that is changing the warehousing industry

Technology that is changing the warehousing industry

Every day, technology becomes more and more crucial in every aspect of how we do business. But perhaps one of the places where emerging technologies are the most prominent is in warehousing and logistics.

Automation – future-proofing your business with a WMS

Automation – future-proofing your business with a WMS

Over the next two years, 66% of organisations expect supply chains to become increasingly complex, not least in response to growing consumer concerns, according to Automation in Intralogistics research undertaken by Sapio Research, on behalf of Jungheinrich UK.

IoT applications: IDTechEx forecasts great opportunities to come

IoT applications: IDTechEx forecasts great opportunities to come

Internet of Things (IoT) is considered the third revolution of the computer, after the first revolution of bringing computing to governments and big companies and the second one to the public via PC and smartphone. IoT aims at baking computing power into everything else via countless tiny chips, which will enable them to calculate, process information and decide, by gathering and analysing troves of data about the product, process and customers.

Sizing up the critical path

Sizing up the critical path

In today’s digital world, everything is getting faster and retail is no exception to this. As retailers try to keep up with the new ‘see now, buy now’ economy, speed to market has become a priority. But without a structured process in place, it becomes tricky to manage product deadlines and ensure items reach the consumer’s hand on time.

UK trade volumes fall but number of manufacturers exporting rises

UK trade volumes fall but number of manufacturers exporting rises

UK exports fell in Q3 amid a global slowdown in economic growth and rising international trade tensions, according to the latest Lloyds Bank International Trade Index, compiled in partnership with IHS Markit.

Forget about copying Amazon, retailers need to start focusing on ‘what Amazon can’t’

Forget about copying Amazon, retailers need to start focusing on ‘what Amazon can’t’

By Frank Lochbaum, Managing Partner at KPS.

When Simon Russell, director of operational development at John Lewis, used the phrase “what Amazon can’t” (WAC) at the Future Stores event, you could hear murmurs of agreement from the assembled retailers around the room.

Manage ‘Brexcess inventory’ efficiently with a WMS

Manage ‘Brexcess inventory’ efficiently with a WMS

By Eric Carter, Solutions Architect, Indigo Software.

Anything could happen between now and 31st October, which might explain why so many companies are still unprepared for Brexit in whatever form it ultimately takes.

Taking Your Small Business Online: What Security You Need in Place

Taking Your Small Business Online: What Security You Need in Place

By Steve Conway, freelance writer.

E-commerce allows businesses of different sizes to connect with potential customers directly. It allows even small businesses to generate thousands – if not millions – in sales, even when there are big enterprises operating in the same market.

Inappropriate behaviour at work is costing manufacturing workers their jobs, according to CV-Library findings

Inappropriate behaviour at work is costing manufacturing workers their jobs, according to CV-Library findings

New research from CV-Library, the UK independent job board, reveals that 51.2% of manufacturing employers have experienced inappropriate behaviour from their employees in the workplace, with 45% having to fire someone as a result.

Retailers and customers don’t see eye to eye on returns or in-store experiences

Retailers and customers don’t see eye to eye on returns or in-store experiences

Retailers are not meeting customer expectations, and in many cases are missing on the fundamentals, according to a new 15,800 respondent global consumer study by Oracle Retail.

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