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Containing costs while improving efficiencies in the supply chain

Posted by CeMAT Team on 23-Jul-2018 16:07:17

CHEP’s solutions unlock value in Cerebos’ supply chain

Cerebos Australia and New Zealand is part of Cerebos Pacific Limited, and is wholly owned by Japanese global food and beverage group, Suntory Limited. In 1925, Cerebos Limited of England set up an Australian branch to directly market Cerebos salts and Bisto gravy powder in Australia. In 1953, Cerebos (Australia) Ltd was established, and continues to grow. Its brands include Gravox, Saxa Salt, Asian Home Gourmet, Tandaco spices, Fountain sauces, Foster Clark custards, Toby’s Estate, and Mocopan coffee.

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Topics: Logistics

Forkliftaction Blog: Make it Automatic

Posted by CeMAT Team on 23-Jul-2018 11:21:35

First published in Forkliftaction.com News edition #858. Contributor Peter Harvey MBE is chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association.

Automation is becoming more popular. PHOTO: AGV Solutions

Technology moves at lightning speed, particularly in warehousing, logistics and transport. Automation has gained a lot of traction in recent years, and for good reason. Its reliable and consistent performance delivers big benefits to companies. At a time when space is at a premium, it ensures operators can fully utilise the space they have. But, more than that, it slashes costs including wages, energy and training.

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Topics: Forklifts

How your supply chain can help Amazon-proof your business

Posted by CeMAT Team on 23-Jul-2018 09:48:34

Retailers may be feeling a little less anxious after consumers’ somewhat lukewarm reception to Amazon’s Australian launch in December last year, but make no mistake – Amazon is just getting started.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Intralogistics, Logistics Automation, Supply Chain Automation, warehouse management, Warehouse

Interview with CeMAT speaker Professor Booi H Kam, School of Business IT and Logistics - RMIT University

Posted by CeMAT Team on 20-Jul-2018 09:20:26

We spoke with Professor Booi H Kam, Program Director of Supply Chain & Logistics Management at RMIT University about opportunities offered by technological advances and digital transformation to the logistics industry.

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Topics: Logistics

Is your supply chain or procurement job threatened by automation?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 20-Jul-2018 08:00:00

When seeing robots whizzing around warehouse floors, or reading news about things like autonomous forklifts and delivery drones, it is understandable to start to worry about whether one’s own job is safe in this ever automated world.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics Automation, Supply Chain Automation, industrie 4.0, smart warehouse, Robotics

The journey of Toll Global Logistics in Australia as seen by its Senior Operations Manager, Ryan Foenander

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Jul-2018 14:03:54

Ryan Foenander from Toll Global Logistics told CeMAT Insider about his career path, the changes in the logistics industry and gave us a sneak peak of his upcoming presentation at CeMAT AUSTRALIA 2018.

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Topics: Technlogy Trends

How supply chain managers use mobile technology to keep employees safe

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-Jul-2018 10:04:12

Any supply chain is fraught with risks for employees – in any given warehouse, there are forklifts whizzing around, pallets flying overhead, and all manner of heavy machinery and freight that could potentially cause major injuries.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Wearable Technology, Logistics, Freight

Great Expectations – A 2018 outlook of the food industry

Posted by CeMAT Team on 25-Jun-2018 10:00:00

What a significant year 2017 has been for the retail industry. If you listen carefully, you can almost simultaneously hear the racing of hearts and long deep sighs as we near the end of yet another financial year.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Intralogistics, Logistics Automation, Supply Chain Automation, Warehouse

The opportunities and threats of supply chain robotics

Posted by CeMAT Team on 21-Jun-2018 10:00:00

From self-driving trucks to delivery by drone, automation of the supply chain is becoming increasingly common. But while the use of automated technology in delivery or the “last mile” (the final stage of the supply chain process) has received plenty of publicity, it is arguably in the other supply chain areas where robotics offers the most opportunity.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics Automation, Supply Chain Automation, Robotics

The legislation and Chain of Responsibility in the logistic and supply chain industry.

Posted by CeMAT Team on 14-Jun-2018 14:22:55

We spoke with Steven Asnicar, Director of Chain of Responsibility Australia about the legislation and law changes around the CoR (Chain of Responsibility) in the Australian logistic and supply chain industry.

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