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Aspirational automation

As automation technology gets more sophisticated it is also getting more diverse, with more applications and new ways to boost efficiency. Johanna Parsons reports…

A smarter future

Will augmented reality revolutionise the future of order picking? Alexandra Leonards takes a look at smart glasses and their place in the market.

Golden gates

There’s more than one way to load a trailer. Finding the best way could open the doors to huge efficiency, but there are many factors barring the way, says Johanna Parsons.

Rising to the challenge

Restricted space and faster fulfilment equals huge pressure in the warehouse, but reach trucks are up to the challenge. Johanna Parsons looks at the options.

Golden gates

There’s more than one way to load a trailer. Finding the best way could open the doors to huge efficiency, but there are many factors barring the way, says Johanna Parsons.

Packing a punch

Packaging has the potential to drive efficiency way beyond the warehouse, but mistakes can be devastating. Johanna Parsons examines the opportunities and the challenges.

Sortation: Dazzling diversity

With omni-channel retail making orders more diverse than ever before, increasingly refined methods are key for sortation systems. Johanna Parsons investigates.

Home delivery: Parcel dilemma

Parcel carriers have been investing heavily to ensure they can meet peak season demand. But, asks Johanna Parsons, what about the rest of the year?

Shopping: I want it now

Overwhelming demand may be an enviable problem, but retail spikes must be handled with care to avoid alienating customers and automation may be the answer, says Johanna Parsons.