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Ready, set, ship! What are the best order fulfilment solutions for 2018?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 12-Jan-2018 15:55:08


Are you tired of printing purchase orders and trying to navigate complex inventory systems manually? Without trying to sound like an infomercial you might see on Sunrise, this is a serious issue for many businesses across Australia.

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3 tips to improve order fulfilment automation

Posted by CeMAT Team on 11-Jan-2018 12:29:59

Our goal, here in the CeMAT team, is to help prepare your business for the radical changes automation and smart technologies are bringing to the industrial market. In 2018 - in the wake of Amazon’s decent into Australia -  it’s never been more important for warehouses and supply chain systems across the country to keep pace with the rate of exponential change. 

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Shipping trends for e-retailers to watch in 2018

Posted by CeMAT Team on 22-Dec-2017 10:18:53

Shipping trends for e-retailers are a constantly evolving beast, and since we last looked into the latest shipping trends nearly a year ago, it’s easy to see a few common themes in customer expectations arise.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

How intelligent algorithms can improve your warehouse layout

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Dec-2017 09:54:15

Warehouses are one of the most critical links in a supply chain. Storing and retrieving products to fulfil customers’ needs, wants and desires, your warehouse is the greatest tool you have to either satisfy, or totally disappoint, those who are eagerly waiting for their latest purchase.

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Topics: Warehouse

5 tips for better warehouse management in 2018

Posted by CeMAT Team on 08-Dec-2017 12:12:29

The year is at an end, and what better time to start thinking about going into the new year with a bang than making sure you overhaul the processes and systems that could save you time and money?

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Topics: warehouse management

Demystifying distribution warehouse capacity planning

Posted by CeMAT Team on 04-Dec-2017 09:25:58

Capacity planning is not the most glamourous part of logistics, but it’s becoming an increasingly critical component for businesses looking to compete in a landscape filled with Amazon’s and Alibaba’s. There is some good news though. We don’t all need gigantic, technologically leading distribution centres to be at the head of the game like some of the world's most recognisable brands have. In steps capacity planning. 

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Topics: Intralogistics

Unlocking warehouse efficiency with vertical storage solutions

Posted by CeMAT Team on 27-Nov-2017 11:16:55

One of the most challenging and time-consuming hurdles businesses face in the digital era, is making sure that logistical processes - including transportation, distribution, and picking and packing of items – are as efficient as possible.

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Topics: Intralogistics

Tesla Semi: What to expect from the new self-driving freight vehicle

Posted by CeMAT Team on 20-Nov-2017 12:25:49

CEO and product architect of Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, is no stranger to taking risks. In fact, long before Musk made international headlines with the SpaceX reusable rocket, he’s been known to say that some of his business ventures nearly failed miserably.

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Topics: Freight

4 technology solutions leading innovation in intralogistics

Posted by CeMAT Team on 20-Nov-2017 10:18:25

There’s never been a more dire need for optimising, automating, integrating and managing logistical flow. eCommerce growth in 2017 has grown to AU$32 billion, and with the long awaited launch of Amazon in Australia, is only set to grow more.

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Topics: Intralogistics

What you need to know about investing in a warehouse management system

Posted by CeMAT Team on 03-Nov-2017 15:24:06

Even a small margin of error for a small business can result in high month-to-month costs that mean the difference between success and failure. Surprisingly, in spite of the lost productivity and increased costs associated with manual warehouses, they are still the most common order fulfilment strategy.

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Topics: Intralogistics, Supply Chain Automation