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By coupling airborne drones with smarter RFID systems, MIT researchers have developed a system that enables small, safe, aerial drones to read RFID tags in large warehouses, possibly making missing packages a thing of the past and saving retailers billions lost through faulty inventory records.
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Inventory Management Posts
Most of Amazon’s competitors are feverishly playing catch-up, and if your company is among them, reassessing your supply chain design, particularly pricing and quick delivery, is a good place to start. (May 08, 2017)
SDI, Penn State’s Center for Supply Chain Research, University of Tennessee Knoxville, and Peerless Media co-sponsor awards program to recognize leaders who have transformed MRO from a cost of doing business to a strategic lever of competitiveness. (May 03, 2017)
Over the past 16 months, the subject of high—some may even refer to them as “bloated” inventory levels has been a major theme within freight transportation circles. (May 02, 2017)
Manufacturers that have successfully transitioned to automated, highly-efficient processes certainly did not make these investments without giving careful thought to their supply chains and their ability to seamlessly move both supplies and finished goods. (April 26, 2017)
Download Boston Retail Partners 2016 Merchandise Planning Survey to learn how an integrated retail planning platform can transform your omni-channel strategy.
(April 24, 2017)
Supply chains operations have become more modern and advanced, however most facilities' bin systems has yet to evolve. (April 13, 2017)
Modern Material Handling's Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) Team sat down with Richard Cunningham to discuss his field of work and the skills he has used to succeed. (April 10, 2017)
Having evolved from a pure maintenance focus, fleet telematics systems are working to perfect the basics.
(April 10, 2017)
Supply chain technicians are in short supply. A new apprenticeship program may be part of the answer. (April 10, 2017)
Best practices like network segmentation, encryption and visibility into operations technology-level communications matter to today’s warehouse operators. While they need better uptime, they also must assure IT that sound security methods will be followed. (April 10, 2017)
Companies search for the optimal point in their supply chain that enables them to improve their bottom line and compete in the market...however, supply chain constraints can be a barrier to profitability. (April 03, 2017)
Supply is always going to be more than demand and meeting that supply will be difficult. (April 03, 2017)
Salesforce shows both the potential and the limits of artificial intelligence in its demonstration of Einstein Vision counting the stock in a Coca-Cola cooler. (March 28, 2017)
For more than a while now, the subject of inventories, specifically those among the high, bloated, or elevated type have been a major theme within supply chain and freight transportation circles. (March 22, 2017)
Space is a common issue for everyone, whether it’s not enough space in your garage or not enough space on your computer, we always need more space. (January 27, 2017)