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Taking a federal approach to getting the supply chain right

Posted by CeMAT Team on 12-Jul-2016 12:19:46

“We appreciate the value of infrastructure to improve the efficiency and safety of our supply chains” stated Michael Kilgariff, Managing Director of the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) at CeMAT Australia 2016.

ALC represents some of Australia’s largest freight companies, and remained quite vocal in the federal election to prioritise infrastructure reform and encourage a national discussion on the importance of a long term strategy.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics

Balancing logistics automation and personalisation

Posted by CeMAT Team on 15-Apr-2016 10:46:08

It’s easy to forget about the human touch when you’re digitising your supply chain management strategy. The efficiencies and optimisation of processes that arise when digitising can make it very tempting to get automation happy.

In 2017, brick and mortar stores are set to represent 72% of retail revenue, with e-commerce representing 18% of revenue, and mobile making up 6% of revenue.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics

Boost your supply chain with wearables and augmented reality

Posted by CeMAT Team on 11-Mar-2016 13:09:25

It’s not new that the logistics industry is transforming. Developments in technology that are being fuelled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data, mean that hardware and software applications speak to each other better than ever before.

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Topics: Logistics, Warehouse

Secret success to managing supply chain data? Think big, start small

Posted by CeMAT Team on 19-Feb-2016 09:49:41

 

Mining big data to enhance the efficiency of your supply chain may be seen to be a daunting and scary task. Gleaning the right insights from the mass of information your business is collecting can be challenging, but you’re not alone.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics

What logistics automation trends will dominate 2016?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 11-Feb-2016 16:40:01

 

Many businesses are experiencing changes as a result of the uptake in eCommerce, and logistics automation is no exception. We spoke with Marcus Rose, Sales Manager at Custom Automation about the biggest trends and benefits when implementing logistics automation, and not surprisingly improved safety, improved efficiency and a reduction in costs seem to be the winning factors for more efficient supply chain management. 

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Topics: Logistics

5 logistics trends for 2016

Posted by CeMAT Team on 22-Jan-2016 09:40:39

Logistics is on the move; new technology and the advent of big data and mobile applications are changing the face of eCommerce fulfilment.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Logistics