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Amazon bought Whole Foods: What does this mean for supply chains?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 22-Jun-2017 15:55:56

Have you heard? Amazon is buying the trendy American health food grocer, Whole Foods Market for AU$18billion and everybody is talking about it.

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Industrial applications for robotics: The backbone of automation

Posted by CeMAT Team on 16-Jun-2017 11:29:39

"The king stared at the figure in astonishment. It walked with rapid strides, moving its head up and down, so that anyone would have taken it for a live human being. The artificer touched its chin, and it began singing, perfectly in tune. He touched its hand, and it began posturing, keeping perfect time”

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Topics: Supply Chain Automation

Supply chain integration: Why it’s critical in a customer-centric era

Posted by CeMAT Team on 02-Jun-2017 09:37:17

Last week we covered how the 4th Industrial Revolution will transform the roles and responsibilities traditionally held within organisations today. But Industrie 4.0 is changing much more than just the workforce; it's completely revolutionising the way people shop and their expectations for fast and cheap order fulfilment. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Emerging trends from the 4th industrial revolution

Posted by CeMAT Team on 29-May-2017 16:57:09



Logistics and supply chain management processes are slowly being taken over by a digital revolution ensnaring businesses across the globe. If you’re an avid reader of our humble blog then you’ll know then you’ll know that it isn’t a question of if digital processes will take over, it’s a matter of when.

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Topics: industrie 4.0

A quick guide to blockchain technology in supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-May-2017 16:53:00

Thanks to blockchain technology, supply chains are about to get smarter, faster and more secure.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Read this before replacing all manual supply chain processes

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-May-2017 14:32:50

Some of you may be wondering why you haven’t yet unlocked exponential growth and profit from your supply chain. This is a common challenge for budding digital supply chains, so we’re here to outline a few ways to ensure you can leverage the benefits of building a digital supply chain.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Will artificial intelligence remove humans from future supply chains?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 05-May-2017 16:00:50

Machines are becoming increasingly capable of doing more than just the menial tasks traditionally done by humans. We’re also beginning to see the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) that could eventually replace cognitive tasks once thought only intelligent organic beings could possess.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

It’s as easy as height + weight: optimising pallet flow

Posted by CeMAT Team on 28-Apr-2017 16:55:14

In the midst of trying to run a business or ensure your supply chain is running smoothly (without everything falling apart), it can be easy to overlook the little processes that can save both time and money.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is hybrid cloud right for your supply chain?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 21-Apr-2017 11:46:54

When you think of cloud-based supply chain management, it’s easy to think of a modern warehouse with paperless invoicing and infinite storage, right? And, yes; it’s an exciting goal to strive for but unfortunately the cloud has not yet been fully exploited.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

9 steps for choosing the right supply chain automation software 

Posted by CeMAT Team on 13-Apr-2017 12:41:53



In the CeMAT office, we found that nearly every post we cover has a common theme; cost savings are created through automation.

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Topics: Supply Chain Automation