New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marie-José and Jeroen Baartmans, founders of zero-emission transport company BREYTNER. Thank you Marie José and Jeroen for your hospitality and insights. It is too bad COVID prevented us from recording this podcast from the inside of a moving electric BREYTNER truck. The […]

Pick-by-Vision for 3PLs with Multi-shift Picks Provides Rapid ROI

Pick-by-vision is simplifying the complex and diverse world of third-party logistics (3PL). The outdated use of pick-to-light and voice picking have given way to the affordable, efficacious, and efficiency of pick-by-vision. The 3PL model outsources the distribution, warehousing, and fulfilment of manufacturers’ products. These service providers are liaisons between manufacturers and the carriers who deliver products to customers. The top […]

Ready, Set, Go. Gamification in the Warehouse

Employee engagement in warehouse settings has received well-deserved attention in recent months. The challenges faced during COVID-19 have shown the importance of empathy and understanding the individual worries of each worker, while also highlighting an appreciation of the risks warehouse workers have been taking and continue to take every day. Not only this, but the sudden surge in eCommerce orders […]

New Podcast Episode: Proof of Condition

The Does LogisticsMatter Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marcel Merkx, the Founder and CEO of Cargosnap. I had a great time at the Cargosnap offices where we recorded the podcast. Thank you, Marcel, for the hospitality, the interesting conversation and the laughs There’s an App for That Cargosnap is a […]

10 Mesmerizing Videos of Robots in the Warehouse

The robots are coming! Wrong. They are already here. And they are getting smarter and more flexible and agile and innovative every day. Some might say it is a bad thing, as they will replace humans, but I think human workers will not be replaced. The role of the human worker in warehousing processes will change though. There are 270,000 […]

Warehouse Innovations and Warehouse Management Systems

Rock Your Warehouse! Last month I launched a new podcast series called “Does Logistics Matter?”, about trends an innovations in supply chain and logistics. In the first episode, I talk with Pieter van den Broecke of Manhattan Associates on innovations in warehousing and the role a warehouse management system plays in that. There are three innovations I would like to […]

How to Increase Engagement and Efficiency in the Warehouse? Game On!

Last week I had the pleasure of talking to Pieter Van den Broecke, the Managing Director of Manhattan Associates for the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany in the run up to Exchange Connect, the company’s first ever entirely digital European event. From cloud-native technology, to employee well-being during the pandemic, to gamification in the warehouse, here are some of the most […]

LogisticsMatter Partners with Manhattan Associates for Exchange Connect 2020

I’m very proud to announce that LogisticsMatter has become a member of the Manhatten Associates Exchange Connect #ManHInfluencer team. Manhattan Associates creates supply chain and omnichannel technology that helps the world’s best companies run better. In the warehouse, on the road and in the store, their solutions increase efficiency, maximize profitability, boost revenue and power growth. In the weeks running […]

Dutch Online Grocery Pilots Hyperloop of Things

Introducing the HOTPOD Dutch Online Grocery Startup Picnic has announced they will be testing a new last mile delivery method for online groceries. It is called The Hyperloop of Things, Picnic on Demand: HOTPOD. An App-Only Supermarket Picnic is an online-only supermarket. Customers do their shopping via an app. From the start, Picnic has been on the forefront when it comes to […]

Visit the Groenewout Inspiration Session on Logistics & E-commerce

What are the trends and developments in Logistics & E-commerce? That will be the main focus of the inspiration session that Dutch consulting firm Groenewout is holding on March 13 in Den Hout in the Netherlands. Groenewout offers professional consulting services related to supply chain management, logistics, construction management, project management and engineering… Right around the world, companies of all […]