Autonomous mobile robots and other forms of automation are catching on quickly in the warehouse, as operators strive to become more efficient while coping with labor shortages, says Chris Anton, executive vice president of global sales with Snapfulfil.
Omnichannel retailers face many challenges in satisfying customer demands. Justin Cramer, co-founder of ProShip, discusses how they can make the best use of technology to enhance service while decreasing operational costs.
A robot is just a collection of metal, plastic and rubber. What matters are the tasks and applications that it's given — and how it works alongside humans, says Guy Courtin, global alliances with 6 River Systems.
Brent Barcey, executive director of global sales with Fanuc, discusses the trends that are driving change in supply-chain management, including the skills gap and efforts to boost warehouse productivity.
Ted Stank, faculty director of the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee, offers insight into how supply-chain professionals can reduce the risk of crises such as the coronavirus pandemic.
Mark George, North American lead for supply chain and operations strategy with Accenture, lays out seven steps that companies can take to repurpose their supply chains and demonstrate strong corporate values in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.