Category Archives: Technology Resources

Information on the latest in technology and innovation within the warehousing and fulfillment industry.

We are living in the digital era, when everything and everyone is connected to the internet. However, several warehousing processes still rely on manual operations. This leads to erroneous deliveries, shipping delays, miscommunication, and increased costs. The best way to overcome these drawbacks is to connect your warehousing and logistics with the internet. Smart warehouses, being connected 24/7, can restructure their inventory to improve the overall productivity. But first, you... Continue reading
The 2016 third-Party Logistics Study conducted by Capgemini Consulting and Penn State University shows continued collaboration between shippers and third-party logistics providers. This year's survey indicates that the partnerships between customers and logistics are becoming more proficient at what they do and the relationships are deepening. The study showed that 70% of logistics service users and 85% of 3PL agreed that the use of 3PL services has contributed to improved customer service... Continue reading
We’re at a turning point in the history of distribution—think advances like sci-fi-esque drone delivery. Getting to this point took not only great infrastructure, but also some pretty big technological advances. Plus, it took us a while to get here in the first place. In a previous article, we explored what the future of distribution has to offer. However, the future of distribution for us, in developed nations, is different... Continue reading
Your Guide to Deliveries of the Past, Present, and Future Pulp science fiction often gave us an image of the future that involved bio-domed malls, pneumatic tubes delivering mail directly in our homes, and milk still delivered by hand but from flying trucks. However, the true future of delivery will likely be hordes of boxes zipping through the air in flocks. Products will get to market in automated fashions with... Continue reading