Logistics News October 2020

Logistics News October 2020

  • Warehouse on demand Warehouse on demand

    Run out of space? Looking for a new warehouse facility? Should you build a new facility or should you develop your own world-class infrastructure?

  • Warehousing: A foundation for economic growth Warehousing: A foundation for economic growth

    Warehouses tend to be one of the most ignored elements of infrastructure and logistics, but are a fundamental part of the supply chain.

  • Logistics downside at its worst..with a small but Logistics downside at its worst..with a small but

    South Africa’s logistics industry experienced its worst monthly volumes since records began, according to the latest Ctrack Freight & Transport Index

  • 6 warehouse management trends to watch 6 warehouse management trends to watch

    As the complexity of filling smaller orders faster continues to mount, our analysts expect more operations to embrace the value that WMS brings to the table. Here’s what they believe is on tap this year in the world of WMS and the systems that support it.

  • ‘Chaining’ the warehouse

    By using the body as a metaphor, we can analogise a warehouse as the heart and inventory as the blood within a business’s supply chain network.

  • WES 2.0 WES 2.0

    The first generation of warehouse execution systems brought a new level of orchestration to automated warehouses. The next generation promises to bring a new level of optimisation and productivity to the conventional warehouse.

  • The best warehouse may be no warehouse

    A full warehouse is a buffer between production throughput efficiency and customer service, or is it an excuse and a costly monument to supply chain ineffectiveness?

  • Online businesses weather COVID-19 Online businesses weather COVID-19

    Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, Datascope is seeing firsthand which businesses are being most affected by COVID-19 and which businesses are weathering the storm fairly well.

  • Only the adaptable will survive Only the adaptable will survive

    Companies are thinking way outside of the box to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

    THE PANDEMIC has suddenly made ‘agility’ a key survival skill, rather than just an aspiration for businesses. Here is a look at how some companies have swiftly adjusted, pivoted (sometimes radically) and improvised on the fly.

  • Demand for space  has never been stronger Demand for space has never been stronger

    The need to meet same-day and next-day expectations has had a major impact on how warehouse and DC space is sought, secured and managed.