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Breakfast in Byron Bay: Reusable platforms support efficient and sustainable flows from family farm to family plates

Posted by CeMAT Team on 25-May-2018 09:43:05

Brookfarm is an award winning family-owned food manufacturer and producer of macadamia products. Founded in 1999 by Pam and Martin Brook with the support of their two sons – Will and Eddie, Brookfarm is today one of Australia’s leading producers of premium quality macadamia based products.

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The Connected Engineer

Posted by CeMAT Team on 22-May-2018 16:24:16

First published in the Forkliftaction.com News ‘Your Focus’ column.

Steve Shakespeare is director of customer service at Jungheinrich UK. He oversees an extensive, customer service support network that comprises specialist technical engineers and product quality managers, with a dedicated UK parts centre and tailored service and maintenance packages.

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Topics: Logistics

5 reasons why companies don’t invest in IIoT supply chains (and why they should)

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

The industrial internet of things (IIoT) is a hot topic in manufacturing and supply chain management, promising real-time visibility of the entire supply chain through a vast network of advanced sensors, thereby supplying invaluable insights that can be used to optimise processes and workflows across the business.

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

4 benefits of warehouse automation

Posted by CeMAT Team on 14-May-2018 09:48:49

Believe it or not, warehouse automation is not a recent innovation. In fact, the first automated guided vehicle (AGV) was invented back in 1953, while the first automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) was installed in the 1960s.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Automation, warehouse productivity, industrie 4.0, warehouse management, smart warehouse, Robotics, Warehouse

How optimising global freight forwarding can lead to big supply chain savings

Posted by CeMAT Team on 09-May-2018 10:00:00

The multichannel retail business model, along with increasing levels of global sourcing, have created staggering opportunities for importers and exporters around the world, whether they be huge multinationals or small companies shipping globally for the first time.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Freight

4 ways the IoT is revolutionising supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 02-May-2018 11:54:41

Much has been written about connected technology – also known as the Internet of Things (IoT) – and its potential to save money and improve efficiency in the supply chain.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

How to protect your organisation’s data with supply chain cybersecurity

Posted by CeMAT Team on 01-May-2018 10:58:16

There’s a lot to be excited about when it comes to supply chain technologies. There’s robots running fully automated warehouses; chatbots enabling orders and returns; facial recognition technology predicting orders at fast-food chains; driverless vehicles and drones optimising transportation and delivery; and smart labels and blockchain technology helping consumers better understand their products and where they come from.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

New software and IT logistics shaping the future of warehouse management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 26-Apr-2018 10:34:17

 

Companies in the warehouse management sector that don't take advantage of new software and IT logistics technologies will be left behind by their competitors, according to leading Australian warehouse management and transport systems company, Paperless Warehousing Group.

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Building the right foundations for effective equipment control starts with finding and supporting the right equipment controller

Posted by CeMAT Team on 24-Apr-2018 11:50:36

Two new best practice resources developed by CHEP Australia in collaboration with its supply chain partners are now available to help organisations build the right foundations for effective equipment control.

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Topics: Supply Chain Automation

See how Cerebos unlocked efficiencies in their supply chain

Posted by CeMAT Team on 29-Mar-2018 15:39:12

Cerebos Australia and New Zealand is part of Cerebos Pacific Limited, and is wholly owned by Japanese global food and beverage group, Suntory Limited. 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: Supply Chain Management