Artificial Intelligence

By Bob Trebilcock · September 11, 2018
Can we talk about robots?
By Roberto Michel · September 7, 2018
Warehouse management systems have been used for decades to manage processes carried out by people and lift trucks, while warehouse control systems governed automation. Now, some WMS suppliers are taking on more WCS-based visibility and business logic in areas like order releasing. Find out why this matters to e-commerce intensive operations and why orchestrating automated zones with people-focused processes is next for WMS.
By MMH Staff · August 2, 2018
Material Handling Equipment Market size is set to exceed USD 190 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
By MMH Staff · August 1, 2018
JDA to build cognitive SaaS solutions on Microsoft Azure to deliver 'Autonomous Supply Chain' to customers.
By Jeff Berman · July 5, 2018
A combination of strong demand, favorable economic conditions and technological innovation is paying off in the truckload brokerage space—and savvy shippers are leveraging this dynamic market to gain advantage.
By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor · June 8, 2018
Five views on how materials handling and other activities within the four walls are changing right in front of us.
By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor · May 14, 2018
There’s nothing static about warehouse management systems from enterprise resource planning suppliers. The user base is expanding at a notable clip, and next-generation supply chain technologies from the Cloud to data analytics and smart glasses are in their future.
By MMH Staff · May 11, 2018
Modern's editors sat down with John Hill, Director at St. Onge he has 50 years in the materials handling and automatic identification industries.
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By LM Staff · May 3, 2018
In this webinar we’ve gathered four of our top technology analysts to offer their perspective on the latest tech buzz driving the next phase of the digital transformation.
By Jeff Berman · April 17, 2018
The report, entitled “Artificial Intelligence in Logistics: A collaborative report by DHL and IBM on implications and use cases for the logistics industry,” examines different ways in which AI can be used for augmenting logistics operations, especially now at a time when leveraging AI is more accessible and affordable than it has been in the past.
By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
The business rules and thinking of the industrial age won’t serve us well in the digital age, Andrew McAfee, co-founder and co-director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy, said at Tuesday’s MODEX keynote.
<p>Author Andrew McAfee at Tuesday morning’s keynote</p> By Roberto Michel · April 10, 2018
The business rules and thinking of the industrial age won’t serve us well in the digital age, Andrew McAfee, co-founder and co-director of the Initiative on the Digital Economy, said at Tuesday’s keynote.
By Peter Moore · April 3, 2018
The air forwarders, third-party logistics (3PL) providers, drayage, warehouse and airport operators are experiencing a revolution well beyond the decade of security-focused investments that had captured so much attention. 3PL technologies for Air Cargo, Air Freight Technology Trends 2018
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From the December 2018 Modern Materials Handling Issue
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