Even as they struggle with one of the world’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks, nations across Southeast Asia are slowly realizing that they can no longer afford the economy-crippling restrictions needed to squash it.
Until recently, flexible depalletizing has been particularly challenging for warehouse robots to handle. While humans can easily deal with unstructured and ever-changing tasks like unloading a random assortment of items, robotic programming has taken a while to catch up.
Supply chain digitization is imperative for companies who want to stay competitive in the marketplace. Experts state that 80% of the supply chain costs are locked in within the design of the supply chain, so focusing on that area is paramount to running cost-efficient supply chains.
The owner of the Coach and Kate Spade brands is stockpiling its handbags and other accessories ahead of the holiday season to ensure it can meet consumer demand amid ongoing delays in the delivery of products from suppliers.
Companies across industries are looking for ways to make their supply chains more sustainable, resilient, and socially responsible. Social enterprises can be valuable partners in achieving these goals.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the apparel industry — which consists of companies that manufacture clothing, accessories and footwear. Learn how apparel companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
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