Fabric, Reply partner to elevate robotic capabilities

New York, United States – Fabric, the technology company that’s reshaping retail fulfillment, and Reply, specialised in new communications channels and digital media, announced that they have entered into a partnership to offer brands and retailers a integration to a single point solution for a warehouse management system (WMS) and automated robotic fulfillment.

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3 ways IoT is tackling the effects of political unrest, climate change and energy insecurity

IoT Analyst Insights by Robin Duke-Woolley, Founder & CEO of Beecham ResearchThis month we take a look at areas attracting particular attention in mid-year 2022, where the Internet of Things can help solve problems that are becoming more urgent. Recent global events of note include global supply chain disruption due to war, political unrest and

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Aeris Intelligent IoT network provides System Loco with reliable connectivity for worldwide track and trace of sustainable IoT-enabled smart pallets

Aeris, the global Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, announced that System Loco, a global provider of supply chain and asset tracking solutions, has selected the Aeris Intelligent IoT Network to provide next generation connectivity to support and manage the worldwide track and trace of smart pallets employed by System Loco’s customers throughout the world.

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Digital twins can understand how to optimise supply chain modelling

Maya Natarajan at graph database specialist, Neo4j describes how to use Knowledge Graph-based digital twin technology for better supply chain management.

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The role of IoT technology in COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Semtech‘s Roelof Koopmans put it well when he wrote, “The worldwide distribution of the vaccines in some cases at -70 degrees Celsius (-94 degrees Fahrenheit)—is putting a spotlight on how Internet of Things (IoT)-based sensor technologies can help to enable a challenging supply chain process. Different use cases in logistics, specifically cold-chain logistics, have unique requirements

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Once the supply chain crisis subsides, can we digitally transform our way to a better future?

It was impossible to go through 2021 without hearing about the crisis afflicting global supply chains. Back in the first quarter of 2020 the pandemic triggered a catastrophic sequence of events that would ultimately impact how efficiently the world’s distribution networks operated, says Quy Le, head of delivery, FPT UK.

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A good connection is not just for Christmas

Peak season trading this year is set to be more difficult than ever for retailers. Unprecedented supply chain disruption is threatening to decimate stock levels. Post-COVID customer behaviour is unpredictable with some customers relying ever more heavily on ecommerce; others heading to the high street to get ahead on Christmas buying in response to fears

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E2open and Jaguar Land Rover expand relationship to deliver end-to-end connected supply chain

E2open Parent Holdings, Inc., a network-based provider of a cloud-based, mission-critical, end-to-end supply chain management platform, and Jaguar Land Rover, UK’s automotive manufacturer, have expanded their relationship to strengthen the company’s shift to a collaborative digital supply chain model.

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How can IoT optimise the bearing supply chain?

In 2020, stock management issues were estimated to cost UK manufacturers 66 billion GBP  because of disruption caused by the pandemic. Consequently, the quest to improve efficiency, cut waste and enhance supply chain operations is one that suppliers know all too well. Here Chris Johnson, managing director at miniature bearings specialist SMB Bearings, explains how the Internet of Things

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Keeping supply chains connected

Just a year ago, finding a packet of toilet paper on your local supermarket’s shelves was like striking gold. The past year has taught us the value of a steady supply chain, and just how quickly an unexpected event can throw things into turmoil.

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Cybellum help meet the cyber security challenges facing the complex automotive supply chain

Executives at car companies and their suppliers say they face a supply chain cybersecurity challenge unmatched by any other industry. A survey of these executives conducted by Strategy Analytics on behalf of Cybellum revealed the still evolving effort to meet the challenge.

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Effective integration will improve mobility in the transport and logistics sector over the next five years

With 71% of global industry leaders believing that mobile-first technologies will be critical to the delivery process in the next five years, the focus for transportation and logistics (T&L) organisations needs to be on integration of new and existing systems to keep their expansion plans on track.

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Multi-region connectivity and device deployment impeding UK IoT adoption

UK organisations are being challenged with connectivity, device deployment and rollout to a greater extent than their US counterparts according to a new State of IoT Adoption Study published by global IoT connectivity specialist Eseye.

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How IoT-enhanced warehouses are changing the supply chain management – Part 3

IoT-based warehouse management, like any other emerging technology, also comes with a few challenges/drawbacks of its own. This is why, despite all the advantages and acceptance by the likes of Amazon, Ocado, and Alibaba, many 3PL companies are still hesitant to adopt this technology,

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Data visibility will be a priority demand in supply chain next year, says GateHouse Logistics

Data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics A/S expects 2019 will be a fundamental, transformational year for the logistics industry. Freight data visibility and the continued building of ecosystems through industry partnerships will become key priorities, says the firm.

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Gartner survey reveals the scarcity of current blockchain deployments

Only 1% of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organisations, and only 8% of CIOs were in short-term planning or active experimentation with blockchain, according to Gartner‘s 2018 CIO Survey. Furthermore, 77% of CIOs surveyed said their organisation has no interest in the technology

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