Alex Sampera, VP of Product Management, Descartes
Whether driven by traditional shopping peaks or unexpected consumer demand, technology-enabled warehouse operations, fulfillment practices, and transportation planning are essential in helping omnichannel retailers effectively manage surging order volumes when they do hit.
Daniel Theobald, CEO and Founder, Vecna Robotics
While warehouse and logistics professionals are great at problem-solving, they often don’t have access to data that will help them anticipate factors that will impact their operational efficiencies. AI, however, can. Here are four ways AI-powered orchestration engines can help improve productivity and efficiency in warehouse settings.
Inbound Logistics Staff
Scan Global Logistics and TransGroup become one organisation under one name: Scan Global Logistics. The brand transition is a natural step toward a stronger global presence and will provide customers access to an extensive logistics network.
Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisRich Pedott, Partner, Columbus Consulting
Businesses have to innovate and leverage their store networks, dark stores, pop-up warehouses, micro-fulfillment centers, and gig delivery platforms to consistently accomplish guaranteed, on-time last-mile delivery.
Supply Chain TechnologySteven Tompkins, Director of Sector Development, Inmarsat
As new networks such as 5G are rolled out, satellite is set to play a key role in filling the gaps in communications capabilities in rail networks and building more resilient supply chains.
IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyJason Tham, CEO, Nulogy
Instead of relying on fine-tuning forecasting models, CPGs would be far better equipped to manage supply chain disruptions by embracing operational agility. Here's how.
Warehouse employment has reached new highs as e-commerce sales are higher than any previous point in time. Businesses may need to increase salaries by as much as 3.5% to compete for talent for such high-demand roles.
Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisVenkatesh Ramakrishnan, Head of Logistics Vertical, Nokia Enterprise
Automation and intelligence will be key tools in developing supply chain resilience. Companies can start by implementing these three key enablers.
Economic DevelopmentBen Medearis
In 2015, the USDA allowed the Port of Savannah to serve as a new entry point for cold-treated produce. To support the increased traffic for frozen and temperature-controlled fruits, vegetables, and proteins, Americold built a 15-million-cubic-foot state-of-the-art cold storage facility that opened in 2020.
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