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Collaborative robots expand potential labour pool to help fill shortage of workers for warehouses and fulfilment centres

Collaborative robots expand potential labour pool to help fill shortage of workers for warehouses and fulfilment centres

Collaborative robots could help tackle a looming labour shortage in UK warehouses by addressing the barriers deterring people from working in the sector, according to a new survey by fulfilment solutions provider 6 River Systems.

AMCO strengthens customs warehousing offering with Descartes’ e-Customs

AMCO strengthens customs warehousing offering with Descartes’ e-Customs

Descartes Systems Group has announced that AMCO, the global logistics and warehouse service provider, is expanding its customs warehousing operation and improving customer service with the deployment of the Descartes e-Customs solution.

Chink of light for redundant retail spaces...

Chink of light for redundant retail spaces...

The consumer market has irreversibly shifted to an e-commerce focus, but more nimble and agile retailers are creating new-style businesses to fill the bricks-and-mortar vacuum – says SnapFulfil CEO, Tony Dobson.

Ambi Robotics selects DWFritz to manufacture AI-powered robotic systems for global shippers

Ambi Robotics selects DWFritz to manufacture AI-powered robotic systems for global shippers

Ambi Robotics, an artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics company that develops advanced supply chain solutions based on simulation-to-reality AI to power highly-dexterous robots, and DWFritz Automation (DWFritz), a global provider of high-precision automation and metrology solutions, have entered into a partnership to build custom robotic solutions for Ambi Robotics’ supply chain customers.

5 most common challenges truck drivers face and how to overcome them

5 most common challenges truck drivers face and how to overcome them

By Anthony Peakes, freelance writer

Truck drivers face some pretty specific challenges in their everyday lives at work. Keep reading to learn more about these challenges and ways their employers can help them!

How Temperature Monitoring Technologies are Utilized in Global Vaccine Distribution

How Temperature Monitoring Technologies are Utilized in Global Vaccine Distribution

By Jeff Broth, freelance writer

With the Covid-19 pandemic still wreaking havoc worldwide, the vaccine rollout has long been seen as one of the few viable solutions that will allow us to effectively navigate our way out of the situation and perhaps restore some form of normalcy, eventually.

Dakota & Truckfile join forces to create voice-directed maintenance & inspection solutions

Dakota & Truckfile join forces to create voice-directed maintenance & inspection solutions

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and voice-directed solution specialist, has formed a partnership with Truckfile, the UK-based provider of web-based Fleet Management, Workshop Management, Drivers Check and Compliance Systems to the haulage transport sector.

Woolworths selects Vanderlande’s Storepick solution for its new Sydney DC

Woolworths selects Vanderlande’s Storepick solution for its new Sydney DC

Vanderlande has signed a new contract with Australian food and grocery retailer, Woolworths, to deliver Storepick, a robotised, end-to-end automated case picking (ACP) warehouse solution.

Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead is latest stop for zero carbon ‘Battle Bus’

Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead is latest stop for zero carbon ‘Battle Bus’

The UK’s first fully-electric ‘Carbon Battle Bus’ made a stop at Prologis Park Hemel Hempstead, as part a Zero Carbon Tour of the UK on route to COP26 in Glasgow in November. 

Human Digital Twin: The digital counterpart to the human worker

Human Digital Twin: The digital counterpart to the human worker

By Axel Schmidt, Senior Communications Manager, ProGlove.

Several organisations are familiar with making use of Digital Twin modelling to improve operations. This digitised model typically enables firms to map the physical characteristics of a production environment as well as its processes.

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