Tuesday 21st May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Skills saviour

With the labour shortage hot on the heels of the logistics industry, will automation intercept to save the day? Alexandra Leonards explores its place in logistics, how it is managed in the sector and some of the new technologies hitting the market…

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.

The robots are coming

The idea of mechanical servants goes right back to ancient mythology, but the past few years have seen advances in the technologies that are moving from automation to robotics. Malory Davies  examines the issues.

The In and Out club

Automation could be the way forward for many storage and retrieval operations, but what are the key factors determining the optimal choice. Malory Davies investigates.

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.

Strategies for a shifting retail landscape

Extensive choice is part of the new shopping experience. But how well is warehouse automation adapting to the growing presence of omni-channel? Alexandra Leonards explores…

Yusen chooses Swisslog for autonomous robots

Yusen Logistics has chosen Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions to implement its AutoStore Automated System in Singapore. The system involves the use of autonomous robots, which sit on top of an aluminium grid.

Returns: The dark side of e-commerce

Return handling costs are a global issue. Even where labour is cheap, returns can mean double logistics costs (shipping and reverse logistics), no turnover and disappointed customers.