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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

How ceilings deliver unrivalled energy efficiency, IoT capability and industry 4.0 readiness

Posted by CeMAT Team on 14-Jun-2018 10:57:10

Are you ready to see the light? If not, you may want to get ready, because the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way businesses use their lighting systems. Lights have transformed into “smart connected ceilings” that have the ability to do more than just illuminate our spaces.

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Topics: Big Data & Analytics, industrie 4.0

Six industry 4.0 principles shaping the future of logistics management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 30-May-2018 10:00:00

Over the course of the last 100 years the Industrial Revolution improved productivity by leaps and bounds, particularly within logistics management. In chronological order, the three key enablers of productivity have been steam, the moving production line, and industrial control systems and automation.

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Topics: industrie 4.0

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

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 brief introduction to the Internet of Things in manufacturing

Posted by CeMAT Team on 13-Jan-2017 10:01:19

 

Manufacturing is on the brink of a revolution. The Internet of Things in manufacturing, or otherwise known as Industrie 4.0, is a hot topic with more and more discussion surrounding it. Within the next five years, it’s set to play a key role in transforming the way of manufacturing. 

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Topics: industrie 4.0