Topics: demand-driven supply chain
During the CeMAT AUSTRALIA 2016 Exhibition, we spoke with Vivid Industrial’s Head of Business Development, Samuel Redmond about the future of intelligent lighting systems and how they can save businesses costs in energy consumption and maintenance.
Topics: intelligent lighting
Self-driving cars are inevitable. Well at least according to futurist and Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil.
Topics: driverless trucks
Those already on the bandwagon know that Gartner wasn’t far off when they stated: “now is the time for digital transformation”. Across the globe, business leaders are introducing digital initiatives to ensure their organisation doesn’t fall into a technology chasm.
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.
Topics: Legacy systems
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.
Topics: industrie 4.0
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.
Topics: efficient supply chain
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.
Topics: logistics start-ups
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.