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 The outdated use of pick-to-light and voice picking have given way to the affordable, efficacious, and efficiency of pick-by-vision.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 […]

3 Ways Fleet Managers Can Lower Their Fleet’s Carbon Footprint

There is increasing attention to sustainability. The number of electric vehicles in our streets is getting higher every day. Companies like DHL are stepping up last-mile delivery efforts with electric vehicles. But there are more ways to increase the sustainability efforts of your company than switching to electric vehicles. Such a switch takes a big investment, not only in vehicles […]

3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

The impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching. Across industries and verticals, many businesses are figuring out how to adapt their business to the different changes brought on by the global pandemic. It makes sense, then, that new technologies are arising daily to help companies of all kinds to adapt to these changes.  According to a recent survey from the […]

Group Futurista presents: Unlocking Critical Logistics Amidst the Pandemic Webinar

LogisticsMatter is Media Partner for the Group Futurista webinar “Unlocking Critical Logistics Amidst the Pandemic“. The webinar, which will be held tomorrow and will focus on what companies can do to stay ahead of the game in these challenging times, by optimizing their logistics through innovations like the Internet of Things and Robotic Process Automation. Roambee, Mars, and Dow In […]

Robots to the Rescue

COVID-19 has transformed the way we conduct our daily lives and with this, the use of robotics has expanded beyond the walls of warehouses and distribution centres (DCs). Due to advances in technology, we’re now seeing robots delivering at the last mile to get orders to consumers without compromising health and safety. With restaurant and convenience store orders already being […]

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 […]

Understanding How Tech Can Improve Driver Safety

Since the automotive industry was formed the rate at which technology has developed has been incredible. This has impacted all road users in more ways than most probably realise. One area which has continually been prioritised, and rightly so, is safety. Ensuring drivers, pedestrians and other road users are as safe as possible is a constant challenge. In both the […]