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Opportunities, Benefits, and Limitations: Catch of the Day’s Smart Warehouse Journey
Ahead of the inaugural Smart Warehouses Summit 2017 we chat to Richard Whetton, Operations Manager at Catch of the Day (Catch), an eCommerce brand started in 2006, now selling over 40,000 branded products across a wide range of consumer categories including fashion, accessories, sportswear, home decor, health & lifestyle products, groceries and everything in-between.In this article...
Amazon Picks Melbourne as the Location For Its First Warehouse in Australia
U.S. retail giant Amazon.com unveiled the location of its first warehouse in Australia on Thursday, picking an industrial area outside Melbourne in a major step towards launching operations in the world's 12th-largest economy.Australians can already buy Amazon products from offshore, but the prospect of an Amazon warehouse adds to pressure...
Wifi-equipped robots triple work efficiency at the warehouse of the world's largest online retailer
An online retailer has opened the largest 'smart warehouse' in China manned by 60 cutting-edge robots. These Wifi-equipped, self-charging machines are responsible for moving goods in the warehouse. They send the goods to human workers, who then arrange the products to be packed and posted to customers around the world.
Smart Warehousing: More than Automation
At the Smart Warehouses Summit 2017 David Ungar, Spare Parts and Returns Logistics Manager at Samsung Australia, will discuss in more detail Samsung’s warehouse transformation journey. In this article he talks about how process innovation and a renewed culture has helped to guide operational excellence at Samsung Australia.
On the Amazon Robotics Challenge, Warehouse Automation and Expired Oatmega Bars
Recently I was on the phone with a Target customer service supervisor, explaining that for the third time in a row, the Oatmega nutrition bars I ordered online had arrived past their expiration dates. If you haven’t heard of Oatmega bars, their nutritional content is thoroughly impressive, and the taste...
Chinese ecommerce giant shows off its first ever ‘robot warehouse’
A Chinese tech giant has opened its first fully automated sorting center where robots and machines handle 9,000 online shopping orders per hour – with hardly a human in sight.The brand-new facility, run by Alibaba arch-rival JD, does the work that would normally be done by 180 human sorters.JD, which...