Warehouse automation industry will be 6% larger than forecast by 2023

While many industrial sectors have suffered major downturns during the COVID-19 pandemic, the warehouse automation sector is seeing a period of rapid growth. The global pandemic has given a massive…

A NEED FOR SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY WITH IOT

As each year passes by, we see an exponentially growing range of devices that connect to the internet.  It is evident that the Internet of Things, more commonly known as…

5 Pillars of Successful IoT Solutions

You might have read the Internet of Things (IoT) somewhere across the web. For some, it is related to smart homes; for others, it means artificial intelligence. But what is…

Why Africa Should Develop Cloud-Based Supply Chains

While the rest of the world has gone on to become a key player in global trade, Africa remains slow. Even with its tremendous natural resources like gold and diamonds,…

COVID-19 Logistics and Warehousing Contactless Strategies in Japan

The movement of products and people during the COVID-19 pandemic has been severely restricted. With the lifting of lockdowns and travel restrictions being eased, there comes with it a price.…

E-commerce boom driving demand for US warehouse space

Online retail is booming right now. There was already a trend away from brick and mortar stores towards online retail. This was accelerated by the COVID-19 Pandemic in the first…

Cold Storage Design and Temperature Control

Careful design choices will save you money All being well, you have designed and laid our your cold storage facilities right the first time. Unfortunately, it is often the case…

Top 5 Post COVID-19 Lockdown Challenges for Warehousing

The US is re-opening for business to an economy in recession and a very high unemployment rate, but warehouses and distribution centers are certainly ‘waking up’ to the challenges ahead,…

How to Quickly Design your Warehouse Layout in 3D

Situation As an Industrial Design Engineer preparing warehouse layouts and designs? Imagine you are in your customer’s office. Do you have to present your warehouse layout solution to customers? Is…

Using Robotics and AI in Warehouses to Train Employees

Warehouse AI vendor, 6 river systems, have created an automated robot known as “Chuck”. His job is to help you and your warehouse staff improve efficiency. Not only that, but…