Topic: Automation



Six Factors to Consider Before Automating Warehouses

Warehouse efficiency is enhanced by six crucial factors that signal when the time is right to embrace automation.

2023 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey: Automating while upping performance

This year’s survey found increasing levels of use for various automation and software technologies, while technology budgets held fairly steady. However, operations face continued challenges…

Where is all the automation?

Trade shows are being overrun by robotics and automation companies, yet that hasn’t translated to widespread adoption in warehouses – yet.

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Six Factors to Consider Before Automating Warehouses

Friday, January 19, 2024 · Federica Stufano, senior principal analyst, Gartner Supply Chain Practice
Warehouse efficiency is enhanced by six crucial factors that signal when the time is right to embrace automation.

From Whiteboard to Warehouse: Writing an Effective Warehouse Automation RFP

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 · Exotec
Supercharge your warehouse performance with these key metrics and proven strategies from WERC's DC Measures Report. Download now!
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2023 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey: Automating while upping performance

Thursday, November 2, 2023 · Roberto Michel
This year’s survey found increasing levels of use for various automation and software technologies, while technology budgets held fairly steady. However, operations face continued challenges around labor scarcity, inadequate warehouse space, and the pressure to perform in…

Fast Tracking ROI: Agile Logistics through Automation, AI, and Optimization

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 · SCMR Staff
Join for a deep dive into the critical relationship between 3PLs and their customers and the impact technology, such as AI, process and robotics automation, and optimization, play in their success.

Generative AI, Robotics and Automation: Supply Chain Friends or Foes?

Monday, August 28, 2023 · Gerhard Grimm, senior director analyst, Gartner Supply Chain
Supply chain leaders should consider the potential benefits of generative AI, robotics, and automation in supply chain management while being mindful of the implications for their teams.

Why Supply Chain Leaders Should Care About B2B Customer Service Automation

Thursday, July 13, 2023 · SCMR Staff
In this webinar, you’ll find out why forward-thinking supply chain leaders are turning to customer service automation to create the conditions necessary to harmonize all the people, processes and technologies that work for and with a business and drive its success.

GXO’s Mark Manduca talks automation and why a data academy could drive further innovation

Wednesday, July 5, 2023 · SCMR Staff
GXO chief investment officer Mark Manduca joins Talking Supply Chain host Brian Straight to discuss how GXO has been able to retain customers, why more customers are looking for contract logistics providers, and how technology continues to change the game for the supply chain.

Jabil’s Carpenter talks automation, value of end-to-end supply chain evaluation

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 · Brian Straight
Logistics is playing an ever-increasingly important role in streamlining processes and reducing costs, but automation can’t be implemented in a silo says Jeannie Carpenter, Jabil’s senior director of global logistics.

DHL Supply Chain facility is showcasing how automation, humans can coexist

Friday, April 14, 2023 · Brian Straight
DHL Supply Chain is leveraging automation to assist workers in an omnichannel Carhartt facility, improving e-commerce pick times.

Where is all the automation?

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 · Brian Straight
Trade shows are being overrun by robotics and automation companies, yet that hasn’t translated to widespread adoption in warehouses – yet.

Automation at a crossroads at ProMat 2023

Sunday, April 2, 2023 · Bob Trebilcock
2021 and 2022 were the best of times for the materials handling industry. If ProMat 2023 is any indication, the good times are still rolling, but there are questions on the horizon

Industry first: One million robots on the job in automotive

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 · SCMR Staff
The International Federation of Robotics says automotive accounts for one-third of all robots installed across all industries.

Process Automation Trends in SAP® Supply Chain

Thursday, March 9, 2023 · Precisely
In this webinar, we will review the latest research and discuss the top priorities for automation and the challenges it presents.

Bringing Integration and Automation to Spot Freight Procurement

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 · DHL Supply Chain
DHL Supply Chain’s Capacity Connect aligns shippers with available capacity.

What’s fueling the growth in warehouse automation?

Friday, August 12, 2022 · Pete Devenyi
Actually, you already know the answer – e-commerce, of course. And that means it’s time for new strategies.
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