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Podcast: Stretching the Limits of Supply Chain Digitization—A Conversation with Boston Dynamics
Offered By: DHL Supply Chain

Podcast: Stretching the Limits of Supply Chain Digitization—A Conversation with Boston Dynamics

This episode of the DHL Supply Chain All Business. No Boundaries.™ podcast features a conversation with Marc Theermann, chief strategy officer at Boston Dynamics, and Sally Miller, chief information officer, DHL Supply Chain. Listen in to learn how the two companies are teaming up to further automate warehousing in North America. 

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Five Ways Self-Driving Forklifts Provide a Competitive Edge
Offered By: Vecna Robotics

Five Ways Self-Driving Forklifts Provide a Competitive Edge

Explore how self-driving forklifts are creating more profitable operations and providing facilities a competitive edge. Labor force insecurity combined with a shifting and intensifying market demand has made the cost of delaying improvements too high. Facilities that advance their operations with driverless equipment reduce overhead costs while speeding up fulfillment, improving workflows, and extending the staff they already have. Learn how companies using this equipment are getting ahead.

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Artificial Intelligence: How is Your Company Responding to AI’s Continuing Evolution Within the Logistics Industry 
Offered By: Uptake

Artificial Intelligence: How is Your Company Responding to AI’s Continuing Evolution Within the Logistics Industry 

Although many transportation companies had doubts about the abilities of artificial intelligence, it’s already proving to be crucial. Between decreasing unplanned maintenance and repair costs and improving driver safety, AI is delivering impressive, tangible results. As it continues to become more ubiquitous, what do companies need to know to manage expectations and fully embrace the technology? In IL’s latest podcast, Jay Allardyce, chief product officer for Uptake, explains his take on the potential promises and pitfalls of AI.

Digitalization and the Supply Chain: Where Are We and What’s Next?
Offered By: DHL

Digitalization and the Supply Chain: Where Are We and What’s Next?

Digitalization in the supply chain is happening fast and it’s difficult to keep pace. Disruptive technologies – e.g., next-generation robotics and autonomous vehicles – now integrate with big data analytics, sensors, blockchain and other virtual applications. The opportunities are endless but where are companies on their supply chain digitalization journey? DHL Supply Chain surveyed supply chain and operations professionals around the world to find out.

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Hey Pallet Geeks! Which Pallet Type is Best for You?
Offered By: Litco International, Inc.

Hey Pallet Geeks! Which Pallet Type is Best for You?

This whitepaper discusses the functionality characteristics of two wood-based pallet types, but are made from distinctive processes. The pallets are compared for use in one-way shipping include; the innovative 48" x 40" Engineered Molded Wood pallet made with high heat and pressure and the established 48" x 40" GMA-Style pallet made from wood slats and nails. Learn how pallet strength, stiffness and other functionality characteristics impact supply chain efficiencies.