Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of in-stock and ready-to-ship electronic and automation components, announced that it has secured a distribution partnership with Siemens to offer their wide range of automation and control products.
Recent events such as the Maersk Eindhoven and Essen container losses in the Pacific have put into sharp focus the need for digitalisation in the cargo market. Until recently, the data has not been available, but this is quickly changing. The author examines why the market must grasp the benefits that data can deliver.
Robotic process automation is more than just technological jargon. It is a rapidly growing trend in the supply chain industry that helps businesses manage day-to-day processes more efficiently to ensure customer needs are met.
Behind the scenes, JD’s technology – a combination of big data and algorithms – plays an essential role in enabling a highly efficient logistics network that is flexible enough to be applied for normal and emergency conditions. So, how is it done?
Malaysia Airlines chooses Fuel Insight and FlightPulse to transform its fuel efficiency program. GE Digital’s Aviation Software solutions help operators meet sustainability goals by monitoring and reducing fuel usage and emissions.
CEVA Logistics opened its temperature-controlled airfreight station on Wednesday (8 September 2021) adjacent to Singapore’s Changi International Airport.
MiR600 and MiR1350, the market’s first IP52-rated AMRs, are designed for transporting heavy materials through challenging manufacturing and logistic warehouse environments.
An inside look at how technology advancements are making automation solutions more accessible to warehouse and logistic operators of all sizes.
Due to the endless drive to source from low-cost suppliers, modern supply chains have gotten incredibly complex.
The race to digitalise is on. In today’s fast-changing, on-demand world, supply chain companies must act fast to stay ahead of the competition.
Braskem, Latin America’s largest petrochemical company, has entered into a strategic partnership with global logistics player A.P. Moller and PSA.
Now more than ever, a leaner, stronger, and smarter supply chain is crucial for organisations and industries to adapt and excel in this new normal.
Cainiao Network has announced the full implementation of Apollo system, a proprietary logistics technology across 11 Asian countries.
SEA Logistic Partners (“SLP”) and GLP has announced a new joint venture to invest in and develop modern logistic real estate in Vietnam.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) sees four main areas where machine learning is powering a mobility revolution for the transportations and logistics industry.
Cainiao Network has announced the expansion of its last mile network in Singapore to shorten delivery time for cross-border eCommerce parcels.
Körber has launched the Körber InSight Contact Tracer to mitigate and handle the impact of coronavirus in distribution operations.
Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG) has completed a solar rooftop for Bolloré Logistics’ Green Hub in Pioneer Turn, Singapore.
UPS has revealed that its freight forwarding operation at Changi Airport, Singapore, has received IATA CEIV Pharma Certification for pharmaceutical logistics.
Logistics automation specialist Swisslog has received a major order from Ikea Supply in Malaysia, the firm has revealed.
Mouser Electronics Incorporated is implementing its state-of-the-art Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) at its global distribution center in Texas, USA.
Many companies still hold the misconception that regular maintenance of warehouse equipment is irrelevant, costly and a waste of resources.
Tapping into the established logistics network of its parent company Keppel Logistics, UrbanFox will soon be able to support brands in meeting the demands of both Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C) customers in Vietnam and Malaysia.
The series of service enhancements UPS revealed impact almost 1.4 million postal codes in 41 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region
Efficient, Process-Controlled Access Guarding Without Muting Sensors Innovative strength, a down-to-earth culture and strong commitment are the values that have made WITRON the company that it is today
“alfred” supports his colleagues at thyssenkrupp Materials Services in managing the global logistics network with 271 warehouse sites and 50,000 products and services.
GreyOrange expands its AMR solution portfolio with the launch of a new modular sortation system and upgraded versions of Butler and PickPal.
The era of digital transformation is impacting every industry — and manufacturing is seeing cutting edge innovation delivering some impressive results. Employing the Internet of Things technology to improve connectivity, productivity and efficiency are vital to any business competing in this digital economy.
Volocopter has announced during the Autonomy, which is the Summit of Urban Mobility in Paris, that they would be performing the next set of inner urban flight tests in Singapore.
ST Engineering has unveiled its brand new family of logistics automation solutions, STROBO, at the Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific conference (ITAP) last week. Developed by ST Engineering’s team of engineers, the new logistics automation solutions are a part of the Group’s growing focus on delivering robust and cost effective customer solutions through innovative robotics and autonomous solutions. Through the new solutions, …
TOKYO: GreyOrange and GROUND have announced the deployment of its Butler robotics operations at the Ichikawa logistics centre of Daiwa House Industry Co. Ltd. The Butler robotics system operates in a 7,000-square-metre facility offering total logistics solutions that are shared and used for multiple shipper companies. At this site, named ‘Intelligent Logistics Center PROTO’, the innovative Butler goods-to-person solution automates material movement to deliver higher throughput and productivity.
The supply chain is becoming more complex as consumer demands evolve around the rise of ecommerce. Retailers and businesses tend to have a knee-jerk reaction towards this and have been startled into shifting gears fast in an attempt to adapt their operations. By Ashish Pujari, GM and VP, IoT and Digital Supply Chain, SAP Asia Pacific & Japan.
GreyOrange has announced installations for the deployment of its Butler robotics system at three new sites, located in Japan and Europe at CeMAT 2018. The upcoming site in Japan is for Trusco Nakayama Corporation, a leading wholesale trading company specialising in machine tools and equipment for production sites, wholesale distributors and retailers. Its range of over 335,000 products includes over 2,300 brands and manufacturers.
AB InBev, Accenture, APL and Kuehne + Nagel demonstrated how blockchain will create huge efficiencies for the industry.
Hardware is not Festo management’s only concern “heart”ware, or serving their clients On-Time, In Full (OTIF), and taking their needs into account, is at the core of Festo’s operations.
Singapore: Robotics and supply chain automation company, GreyOrange, will launch its new goods-to-person Butler XL at LogiMat 2018, the 16th International Trade Fair for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management.
A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM have announced their intent to establish a joint venture to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade using blockchain technology.
Four ways have been identified for transport, logistics and fleet management companies to make the most of technologies such as IoT to revolutionise their business and make it fit for a digital future. By Tim Sherwood, VP, Mobility & IoT Solutions, Tata Communications
Hong Kong: DHL Express has announced that it will launch an approximate HK$2.9 billion (US$371 million) expansion plan for its Central Asia Hub (CAH), in partnership with Airport Authority Hong Kong.
Singapore: UPS and SF Holding, the parent company of SF Express, has announced the approval of their planned joint venture by China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM).
Singapore: Zebra Technologies has announced that Silk Contract Logistics has deployed Zebra’s voice-directed warehouse picking solution to enhance its worker productivity and competitive advantage.
Buchs/Dortmund, Germany: Swisslog has been awarded a major contract from dm-drogerie markt GmbH & Co. KG, Karlsruhe, Europe’s top-earning drugstore chain.
California, US: Bristlecone, a supply chain consulting company headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, launched its first Monitor Bot named HARI.
Singapore: Consoveyo has announced the appointment of Poul H. Lorentzen as GM for Consoveyo Singapore, effective 1 April 2017.
Shenzhen, China: DHL Global Forwarding has launched the first regular service connecting Shenzhen to Minsk, Belarus via rail in less than 12 days. The new route covers new overland connections to several major cities along China’s ‘Belt and Road’ and is the latest route in the DHL Asia-Europe-Asia multimodal network.
Shenzhen, China: UPS and SF Holding, the parent company of SF Express, has announced plans to establish a joint venture and collaborate to develop and provide international delivery services initially from China to the US, with expansion plans for other destinations.
Mark Johnston, from Industrial Automation Asia (IAA), spoke with Dr Bo Zhou, founder and CEO of FuturMaster, on supply chain management, the company’s plans for 2017, its growth strategy and the global economic and technological developments impacting its business in the years ahead.
The warehouse is being transformed through the adoption of technology. A recent study by Zebra looked at the company’s warehouse vision for APAC. Industrial Automation Asia (IAA) spoke with Stuart Scott, solutions marketing lead, Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific on this study and the future of the warehouse.
UPS has announced that it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a UPS package car, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns to the vehicle while the delivery driver continues along the route to make a separate delivery.
Singapore: Y3 Technologies, a Singapore logistics and supply chain solutions company, has entered into a joint venture agreement with Chongqing Transportation Holdings (Group), a leading Logistics Company in China, to accelerate the logistics industry’s growth in Western China.
Singapore: DHL has appointed Alfred Goh as Regional Head of Customer Solutions and Innovation (CSI) Asia Pacific, providing the company’s largest and strategically important customers with simplified access to the full offering of DHL across the business units — from express, forwarding, warehouse management to e-commerce services.