Yasel Costa, a Professor at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, reflects on digital transformation in businesses. A new, human-centric industrial revolution will constitute a great opportunity for improvement for everyone.
According to Luca Urciuoli, adjunct professor of Supply Chain Management at the MIT-Zaragoza Program, companies with supply chain risk management strategies can gain a competitive advantage in the market. Outsourcing and globalisation can increase the vulnerability of supply chains to unexpected risks or disruptions.
Mecalux utilises a data analysis platform with machine learning algorithms to find the best solution for warehouses. Machine learning algorithms can predict behaviours, trends and machine performance.
Improving worker productictivity in a warehouse is no easy task, as multiple variables can influence performance. The solution for increasing operator productivity and improving logistics efficiency lies in implementing warehouse management software.
Mecalux sat down with Joakim Kembro, Associate Professor at Lund University, Sweden, to talk about how the latest trends in warehousing are transforming the world of logistics.
Mecalux talked with Martynas Tamosiunas, Group Supply Chain Manager at Intersurgical, about how the company adapted all its logistics processes and benefited from automation to handle the unprecedented demand during the pandemic.
Milos Milenkovic, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, reflects on the Physical Internet in logistics. The Physical Internet could mean significant reductions in transport times and costs.
Customers use multiple channels during their shopping journey and expect to have a seamless purchasing experience. This smooth transition between traditional and online channels, popularly known as the omnichannel experience, is transforming the world of logistics and warehousing.
Although online sales continue to grow by leaps and bounds, customers are still frequenting physical shops to purchase some of the products they need, an extension of the Easy WMS warehouse management system enables businesses to monitor the status of the stock in their warehouses and bricks-and-mortar shops in real time. This system also syncs procurement, picking, replenishment and returns operations.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the present and future of technology, opens up a huge number of scenarios to discover and delve into. It also provides the possibility to explore new business opportunities to achieve greater growth, profitability and sustainability.