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Legacy supply chain systems: What we can learn from UK grocery retailers

Posted by CeMAT Team on 23-Sep-2016 10:21:19

New research has revealed that grocery retailers in the UK are struggling to meet customer requirements and are at risk of failing to deliver on their brand expectations.

Sounds like a retailers worst nightmare, so what’s the cause behind this? Retailers say it comes down to poor-decision making and legacy supply chain infrastructure.

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Topics: Legacy systems

[Video] How Industrie 4.0 is revolutionising intralogistics

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Sep-2016 10:08:13

CeMAT AUSTRALIA 2016 brought the latest updates on intralogistics and materials handling to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from July 14-16 2016. We were lucky to speak with Sascha Schmel, Managing Director of VDMA about the latest innovations in intralogistics and where technology will take us in the next five years, see what he has to say about Industrie 4.0. 

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Topics: industrie 4.0

Can your supply chain have it all? Efficiency verses flexibility

Posted by CeMAT Team on 12-Sep-2016 11:01:08

Did you know that the configuration of your supply chain doesn’t have to focus purely on volume flexibility or business efficiency? Your supply chain really can have it all. In this post we look at how your business can create a next-generation supply chain by being both efficient and flexible.

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Topics: efficient supply chain

5 innovative logistics start-ups and what they tell us about disruption

Posted by CeMAT Team on 06-Sep-2016 12:30:32

Ideas like Truck Uber are so simple in design, but they make a world of difference to the industry. Uber for Trucking connects shippers with nearby trucks in the US, and it’s been astoundingly successful because it’s modelled off an already successful idea; Uber.

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Topics: logistics start-ups

[Video] Olivier Janin’s interview at CeMAT AUSTRALIA

Posted by CeMAT Team on 26-Aug-2016 15:25:36

The CeMAT AUSTRALIA Team were lucky to interview FEM’s Secretary General, Oliver Janin to talk about the current state of play of the European materials handling industry.

Olivier gave us a glimpse into the European materials handling industry and how the EU can both support and obstruct companies in the region. You can view the video here or read the transcript below.

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5 tips to successfully digitise your warehouse

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Aug-2016 09:52:35

The digitisation of everything is upon us, so it’s now an imperative for businesses to digitise their manual processes to remain relevant to their customers.

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Topics: Digital warehousing

Amazon is serious about drone delivery, so how will it change retail?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 16-Aug-2016 17:01:07

It’s not new that highways in the sky will soon be an incredible force in our automated logistics future, but as with everything, the devil is in the detail.

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Topics: Amazon, Drone Delivery

Enabling a dynamic supply chain through digitisation

Posted by CeMAT Team on 05-Aug-2016 12:41:08

Digitally-enabled technologies are drawing attention across industry because of the value they provide users. The nexus between products like smart cars, and data tools and analytics technologies, has spurred innovation within Industrie 4.0, and it's gaining global attention.

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Topics: supply chain digitisation

Why forklift battery regeneration shouldn’t be just an afterthought

Posted by CeMAT Team on 01-Aug-2016 09:40:11

There is no doubt that innovative technologies have created an ‘always-on supply chain’ for many businesses, but smart warehouses also need smart solutions to keep momentum going. There is no time to spare when customers always want things faster and cheaper, so delaying the decision on efficient charging technologies for your forklift is only going to cost your business time and money.

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Topics: forklift battery regeneration

CeMAT AUSTRALIA 2016: highlights from the Knowledge Theatre and Show Floor

Posted by CeMAT Team on 25-Jul-2016 13:03:17

For three days, Melbourne was home to Australia’s logistics and supply chain elite. CeMAT AUSTRALIA opened its doors on the 12th of July, and holding true the CeMAT global brand, this event brought the latest in automation and materials handling to the showfloor.

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Topics: CeMAT Australia, CeMAT Keynote Presentations, Logistics Global Trends, Logistis Exhibition, Logistics Conference

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