From working night shifts on ground, to becoming Director of Operation at Victorian Freight Specialists, Chris Collins reveals the importance of the company’s high-performing Jungheinrich EFG forklift trucks.
Supply chain consultancy ThreeSixty was engaged to work with Blackwoods, one of Australia’s leading suppliers of tools, safety gear, workwear and industrial supplies, on the largest project for the leading retailer in 20 years. The project included the consolidation of two DCs as well as the seamless integration of an upgraded Warehouse Management System (WMS) and new automated mobile robot (AMR) solution, leading to a 15 to 20 per cent increase in productivity in the first eight months of operation.
With automation increasing in the supply chain, compliant SSCC labelling is critical for efficient supply. Find out how to maintain compliance and avoid delays. Read more
Will social distancing, swipe cards and shift patterns become the new norm? Raghav Sibal, Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand at Manhattan Associates offers his thoughts on how warehouses are set to change during and post COVID-19.
Körber Supply Chain CEO Chad Collins says today’s supply chains are mission-critical. He explains why.
The coronavirus outbreak is a human tragedy, affecting hundreds of thousands of people. It is also having a growing impact on every economy worldwide. What is becoming clear is that the pandemic has exposed poor supply chain contingencies within many sectors, not least the grocery sector. By Rob Stummer, Asia Pacific CEO, SYSPRO.
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has developed a new synchronous motor with significantly higher energy efficiency (IE5+). It is a supplement to the standardised geared motor variants of the LogiDrive systems and is particularly suitable for reducing the number of variants. This makes the IE5+ synchronous motor particularly suitable for use in intralogistics. Read more
The final step of Colliers International Strategic Advisory’s 5-Step Strategic Property Playbook reveals how local governments need to partner with local businesses and employers to understand the needs and operational requirements of economic sectors.
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The Tennant T7AMR has been recognized for its design with a 2019 Good Design® Award. The awards program, celebrating its 70th year, and organized by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design along with Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd., recognizes and honors industry leaders in design and manufacturing that have created innovative products in the marketplace.
A recent study revealed 20 percent of retailers don’t think they have the right technology to execute their omnichannel strategy. MHD reports how the current pandemic is encouraging retailers to rethink omnichannel technology.