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.

Q3 Commercial Construction Starts Fall 37% vs. Q2

Monday, November 6, 2023 · Jeff Berman
The latest data from commercial real estate firm CBRE found that third-quarter construction starts fell 37% from Q2 and are down 64% year-over-year.

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…

Inside the virtual four walls

Monday, July 3, 2023 · Alan Freeman, Divyesh Bhagat, and Vinesh Korlakunta
Are warehouse as a service offerings disrupting the “traditional” 3PL market?

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.

SEKO Logistics leverages assisted picking solution

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 · SCMR Staff
GreyOrange partners with SEKO to help provide efficient peak-time operations.

2022 Warehouse/DC Operations Survey: Recalibrating operations and spend

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 · Roberto Michel
Capital expenditure expectations for the coming year declined, though there are still signs of sizable automation budgets and interest in warehouse technology. The bigger picture revolves around continued struggles with upstream supply chains, inventory management and space.

CBRE points to industrial real estate rate gains near major airports

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 · Jeff Berman
In a research brief, entitled “Industrial Facilities Near Airports Command Rent Premiums,” CBRE explained that companies are locating distribution operations closer to airports, or air cargo ports, in order to counter various challenges, especially increasing…

Warehouse operators work to optimize operations

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 · SCMR Staff
A report from VDC Research also says on-time shipments and receipts are receiving special attention.

How Amazon is boosting its supply chain portfolio

Friday, September 2, 2022 · Jeff Berman
Global e-commerce giant Amazon introduced a new offering, Amazon Warehousing & Distribution, geared towards helping sellers on its platform utilize new purpose-built technologies for bulk inventory storage and automated distribution.

AutoScheduler.AI names Keith Moore CEO

Friday, August 5, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Founder Tom Moore joins the company’s Board.

Logistics employment: What is happening?

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 · Jason Miller, Zac Rogers, and Dale Rogers
As supply chains adapt to the new realities and employees continue to jump around to new opportunities, the job of a supply chain manager will continue to be more difficult.

Is there a unicorn in your warehouse?

Thursday, July 14, 2022 · Sridhar Raman
There are many steps that can be taken to ensure improved efficiencies operationally and system wise with a warehouse management system implementation. Consider this your guide to success.

Kem Krest announces new e-commerce fulfillment division

Monday, May 9, 2022 · SCMR Staff
The venture will focus on managing costs and warehouse space requirements.

WERC launches new benchmarking tool

Thursday, May 5, 2022 · SCMR Staff
On-line tool compares your operations to industry standards.



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