Report shows 86% of domestic Fortune 500 companies use 3PLs for logistics and supply chain functions.
National Center for Supply Chain Technology Education releases results of nationwide survey.
Association for Advancing Automation president Jeff Burnstein to speak at July 25 briefing.
Agreement to provide new automated variable carton size optimizing system.
Friday, July 19, 2013
The idea of robotic solutions isn't something new. For years, robots have been handling many of the dirty, dangerous, dull or inaccessible tasks in manufacturing plants.
However, with rapid technological advancement breaking down past barriers of entry, robotic solutions are making their way into distribution and fulfillment centers.
We asked manufacturers from around the world, "What advice would you give your peers to optimize the lifespan and value of physical plant assets?"
Find out what they said.
While global trade growth patterns remain intact, trade activity was mostly stuck in neutral in June, according to data released this week by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted on 07/19 at 10:14 AM
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
A new study by Intermec on mobile technologies in logistics has a lesson for those of us inside the DC