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Is the Internet of Supply Chain just hype?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 24-Mar-2017 12:35:27

So you’ve heard about the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), but what about the Internet of Supply Chain?

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

3 ways AI will improve supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-Mar-2017 12:49:48

 

 

Automation, robots and AI all go hand-in-hand when we talk about supply chain management in the future. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Can machine learning really create a better supply chain?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 09-Mar-2017 12:18:42

"Within an organization, the words 'Demand Planning' stir emotions. Usually, it is not a mild reaction. Instead, it's a series of emotions defined by wild extremes including anger, despair, disillusionment, or hopelessness." 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is micrologistics the response to changing customer demands?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 03-Mar-2017 16:48:10

One of the buzzwords that has started circulating supply chain publications this year is micrologistics. You many have seen it trickling through your social feeds, or it may be a totally new idea. But one thing is for sure; it’s being piped as the next best network strategy to cater to an ever-changing customer. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

6 eCommerce shipping trends that put the customer first

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-Feb-2017 10:00:00

eCommerce thundered through 2016 and is set to grow even more in 2017. Everyday, new eCommerce sites with unusual names like Sivvi.com and Nus seem to go from non-existent to in-vogue in a matter of days.

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Topics: eCommerce

Two tales of drone delivery speeding up order fulfilment

Posted by CeMAT Team on 10-Feb-2017 10:00:00

It does sound like something out of The Jetsons, but with a prototype from Amazon, and fierce competition coming from Australia Post, it’s looking like Jeremy Clarkson was right when he referred to drone delivery as “a miracle of modern technology”.

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Topics: Logistics

Practical predictive analytics for your supply chain

Posted by CeMAT Team on 03-Feb-2017 10:00:00

To some, it may seem as though the fruits of automation couldn’t get any better. The symphony of a self-orchestrated supply chain is quite a thing to behold. So when we envisage tomorrow’s supply chain, we think of it as being leaner, faster, and fully automated. But what technologies will take us there?

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

4 quick tips to help you reduce freight spend

Posted by CeMAT Team on 27-Jan-2017 10:32:23

 It’s not new to those in the material’s handling and manufacturing industries that there is increasing pressure to deliver goods quickly, while also reducing costs. Although at first driving down transportation costs may seem like an unsurmountable hurdle, there are a few easy tricks you can start introducing today to help you reduce freight spend and overall transporation costs for goods.

  

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Topics: Logistics

Voice-directed picking: is it right for your warehouse?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 20-Jan-2017 14:13:41

Globalisation and the rise in eCommerce has left many businesses with complex supply chains and warehouses.

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Topics: Intralogistics

A brief introduction to the Internet of Things in manufacturing

Posted by CeMAT Team on 13-Jan-2017 10:01:19

 

Manufacturing is on the brink of a revolution. The Internet of Things in manufacturing, or otherwise known as Industrie 4.0, is a hot topic with more and more discussion surrounding it. Within the next five years, it’s set to play a key role in transforming the way of manufacturing. 

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Topics: industrie 4.0