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.
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.
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.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global healthcare industry has seen significant demand for medtech products. To keep global trade moving, express logistics providers with network strength and flexibility, are continuing to play a critical role in moving pharmaceutical supplies, personal protective equipment, and other essential products to communities in need.
MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX), a leading global SaaS provider of connected fleet management solutions, today announced an agreement to be the preferred telematics provider for Imperial (JSE: IPL), a leading African focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions. This strategic business partnership allows for the alignment of data and reporting across Imperial.
2020 HAS been one of the strangest years in our lives. A small virus originating in China has become a massive Black Swan, whose ominous wings have spread across the world, and temporarily or even permanently paralysed many business operations, supply chain processes and even strained sociopolitical relationships across the globe – especially between China and the USA. The relatively calm global economic seas have experienced unsettling churn and uneasiness prevails.
A study conducted at the University of Pretoria investigated the reasons behind South African clothing and textile retailers’ decisions to source globally, what risks these firms are exposed to and how these risks are identified and managed.