Voxware Research Indicates That Returns Process Remains Flawed 

24% of consumers report receiving an incorrect item for a second time after already returning an incorrect order Voxware, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for distribution operations, has released research highlighting why consumers return items purchased online or by phone and how their experiences with the returns process … [Read more...]

Significant Increase in Consumer Expectations for Online Retailers This Holiday Season Says Voxware

Expediency, accuracy, and traceability driving online retail shopping trends; 35.4% of consumers will abandon shopping with a retailer after receiving 1 incorrect item Voxware, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for distribution operations, has released consumer survey data demonstrating heightened expectations to which online retailers … [Read more...]

Seegrid Secures $25M in Additional Financing From Giant Eagle

Funding will support continued rapid growth Seegrid, a leader in vision-based autonomous industrial vehicles, has announced that the company has raised approximately $12M of equity capital from Giant Eagle, its majority shareholder, and several other existing and new investors, and has a commitment for an additional $13M from Giant … [Read more...]

Coop Norway Relies on WITRON’s Automation in All Temperature Zones

Load optimization, pick accuracy and quality challenges lead Coop towards warehouse automation Given the vast geography of Norway in relation to its small population and widely scattered store locations, retail distribution in that country presents considerable challenges. While the hurdles are similar to those faced by many if not most … [Read more...]

Photo Essay: Coop’s New Automated Warehouse in Norway

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Roundup: CHEP Pallecon expands to personal care products, Charity ride on the Tour de France, Swisslog launches software and controls hub

CHEP Pallecon Solutions expands service to cosmetic and personal care manufacturers Widely known for their success in reducing costs and increasing efficiencies in food and beverage supply chains, CHEP Pallecon Solutions is also proving its value to the cosmetic and personal care industries. CHEP’s fully outsourced container management … [Read more...]

Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at CeMAT 2016

CeMAT 2016 Hannover, Germany – 31 May-3 June 2016 Hall 27, Stand K18   Hatteland has unveiled the largest ever demonstration of its ultra-space-efficient, high-performance AutoStore® automated warehousing system at CeMAT 2016. Built around a 50 square meter grid and featuring six robots and two carousel ports, the live system will … [Read more...]

Fetch Robotics Partners with SAP to Deliver Virtual Conveyor Solution for Warehouse and Logistics Industries

Fetch Robotics has partnered with SAP to incorporate the SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) application with the Fetch and Freight robots from Fetch Robotics. Fetch Robotics builds robot systems for the logistics industry. Unveiled in May 2015, the Fetch Robotics system is comprised of an autonomous mobile platform (called Freight) and an … [Read more...]

The Use of Robotics in Logistics

Robots are everywhere. They are supporting doctors with surgeries, working with nurses in the hospitals, removing dangerous landmines and supporting recovery from different natural disasters in ways that would be hazardous for humans. They are also being used in factories with employees to assemble goods at a lower cost and better productivity. … [Read more...]

DHL redefines logistics in Singapore with opening of the S$160 million Advanced Regional Center

Press Release New facility boasts S$18.8 million automation system featuring advanced robotics 90,000 sqm facility translates into 40% growth in DHL Supply Chain’s warehousing footprint in Singapore Award-winning customer service center completes advanced technology DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader for contract logistics … [Read more...]