The U.K. delayed new post-Brexit border checks on food from the European Union to mitigate a supply chain crisis in a move that was immediately criticized as handing the bloc’s producers a competitive advantage.
Given the global nature of today’s supply networks, multi-tier visibility, planning and execution has become very complex. To manage today’s complexities, current systems are forcing functional groups to resolve problems with outdated processes and approaches.
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.
The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Europe. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance across Europe’s 50 sovereign states and four dependencies - addressing a range of challenges such as varying regulations, developing customs and tax laws and government controlled exchange rates.
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