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Logistics in the era of Industry 4.0

Posted by CeMAT Team on 23-Mar-2018 16:44:41

This post was written by Volker Glöckle, Logistics Automation Industry Management, SICK AG, Waldkirch, Germany

Digitalisation, networking, cloud computing, data security – the fourth industrial revolution is underway – even concerning logistics – and is at the level of prompt and consistent data and information. Making logistics-related object properties available to all members of the supply chain, reveals a whole host of potential for efficiency. The prerequisite for this is a secure data space that is regulated and standardised across the board.

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Topics: Logistics

Lean management: How you can implement it in your warehouse

Posted by CeMAT Team on 21-Mar-2018 14:25:31

Have you heard the news about lean management? Are you curious to what it is and how you can implement this innovative philosophy into your warehouse? Lean or Six Sigma methodologies are taking the material handling industry by storm.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Why mobile solutions are important for digital supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Mar-2018 09:26:56


The logistics industry has been implementing mobile strategies for years, but with the rise of the “digital supply chain,” investing in technology that effectively manages the end-to-end supply chain without wires has become a strategic imperative for many organisations.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Turbocharge your shipping strategy with a shipping platform

Posted by CeMAT Team on 02-Mar-2018 13:09:12

If you’re one of the many retailers across the globe that are generating a substantial amount of revenue from online sales, then 2018 should be the year you in invest in a shipping platform.

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Topics: Intralogistics Innovation

The beginners guide to blockchain technology in supply chain management

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


If 2017 is remembered as the year of bitcoin, then it’s understandable why experts with a keen eye on global financial systems are saying 2018 will be remembered as the year of the blockchain boom.


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AFGC predicts modest retail sales growth in Q1 2018

Posted by CeMAT Team on 05-Feb-2018 10:56:52

AFGC CHEP Retail Index: A lead indicator of Australian Bureau of Statistics retail trade data, based on transactional data from CHEP pallet movements.

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What you may not know about 3D printing in the supply chain

Posted by CeMAT Team on 02-Feb-2018 10:00:00

 Manufacturing in recent years has been punctured with the rise of a new technology that is said to be so disruptive that it will change almost everything about how we create products and components.

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CHEP announced as major sponsor

Posted by CeMAT Team on 31-Jan-2018 15:17:30
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4 supply chain mistakes to avoid in 2018

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


A fresh new year brings with it an array of personal resolutions that – to say the least – are easier said than done. We all have that one friend that declares on the 1st of January that they are now alcohol, sugar, fat, carb, gluten, dairy, or whatever comes to mind, free.

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Forkliftaction Report: Deals, expansion and growth Down Under

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Jan-2018 10:00:00

First published In Forkliftaction News on Thursday, Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 

As Australian forklift suppliers and users enter a new year, there is reason for optimism.

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Topics: Forklifts