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It’s as easy as height + weight: optimising pallet flow

Posted by CeMAT Team on 28-Apr-2017 16:55:14

In the midst of trying to run a business or ensure your supply chain is running smoothly (without everything falling apart), it can be easy to overlook the little processes that can save both time and money.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is hybrid cloud right for your supply chain?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 21-Apr-2017 11:46:54

When you think of cloud-based supply chain management, it’s easy to think of a modern warehouse with paperless invoicing and infinite storage, right? And, yes; it’s an exciting goal to strive for but unfortunately the cloud has not yet been fully exploited.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Robotic process automation: the future of man and machine

Posted by CeMAT Team on 30-Mar-2017 16:33:18

Did you know that 45% of work activities can be automated? With such a strong future ahead, there seems to be a lot of controversy surrounding the idea that one day robots will be taking care of the many manual tasks humans currently do. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is the Internet of Supply Chain just hype?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 24-Mar-2017 12:35:27

So you’ve heard about the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), but what about the Internet of Supply Chain?

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

3 ways AI will improve supply chain management

Posted by CeMAT Team on 17-Mar-2017 12:49:48

 

 

Automation, robots and AI all go hand-in-hand when we talk about supply chain management in the future. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Can machine learning really create a better supply chain?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 09-Mar-2017 12:18:42

"Within an organization, the words 'Demand Planning' stir emotions. Usually, it is not a mild reaction. Instead, it's a series of emotions defined by wild extremes including anger, despair, disillusionment, or hopelessness." 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is micrologistics the response to changing customer demands?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 03-Mar-2017 16:48:10

One of the buzzwords that has started circulating supply chain publications this year is micrologistics. You may have seen it trickling through your social feeds, or it may be a totally new idea. But one thing is for sure; it’s being piped as the next best network strategy to cater to an ever-changing customer. 

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Practical predictive analytics for your supply chain

Posted by CeMAT Team on 03-Feb-2017 10:00:00

To some, it may seem as though the fruits of automation couldn’t get any better. The symphony of a self-orchestrated supply chain is quite a thing to behold. So when we envisage tomorrow’s supply chain, we think of it as being leaner, faster, and fully automated. But what technologies will take us there?

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

How Industrie 4.0 is changing the supply chain

Posted by CeMAT Team on 01-Dec-2016 10:27:07

In the hustle and bustle of digitisation, many businesses overlook the core premise of Industrie 4.0. Many believe the new Industrial Revolution simply means moving your processes online, and although that’s a great start, you’ll only be able to travel halfway to your real-time data journey.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management

Is your business ready for the Industrial Internet of Things?

Posted by CeMAT Team on 25-Nov-2016 13:40:27

By 2020, there will be 50 billion devices connected to the internet. But we don’t have to wait til then to witness all the fruits of the Internet of Things. A combination of cheap sensors, powerful data processing and machine learning are already starting to create a network of interconnected devices to make everyday life easier for the user.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Intralogistics