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Disruptive technologies at our fingertips

In today’s world, companies across all industries are leveraging new technologies and tools to stay connected and gain a competitive advantage. Through the following article, Logistics Management explains how a number of disruptive innovations can help the freight forwarding industry improve efficiency I have been working with industry and academic leaders on a new certification […]

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Is it Time to Implement IoT in the Warehouse?

Internet of Things (IoT), aided by machine learning, can help transportation and logistics managers among others in any enterprise. However, warehouses and the logistics industry have been slow to adopt IoT. Readwrite explains why a change is very necessary. The Internet of Things is growing, becoming part of nearly every industry in the world. Many […]

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Manufacturing Execution Systems: The Missing Link

Digital technologies like Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), are enabling companies to comprehensively transform their operations. The following article explains how MES can connect the factory with the rest of the business, thus ensuring improved control over every aspect of the production floor.   Executing on your full manufacturing potential You’ve implemented a popular brand of […]

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IP ratings explained: What those codes tell you about how well a device is protected from water and dust

Mobile devices you use for work can take a beating, sometimes resulting in downtime. The following article explains how Ingress Protection (IP) ratings can be used to consider the ruggedness of devices in different conditions..   The letters IP stand for Ingress Protection; that is, the ability to stop elements such as sand and water […]

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5 Tips for Better Inventory Management

In 2018, some smart utility companies turned to inventory management software accessible on mobile devices to ensure better tracking. Inventory management can also be used to report taxes correctly. The following article lists the methods that can be followed to reach that objective. There are dozens of ways to improve your inventory management. In this […]

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5 Supply Chain Challenges Solved by Good Design

In order to gain their shares of the expanding B2B and B2C e-commerce marketplaces, most companies are juggling with a number of different challenges in supply chain management including shortage of skilled labor, trade wars etc. The following article explains how an efficient mix of proper network design and technology can help to take on […]

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Technavio Brings Out Report on the Global Rugged Handheld Devices Market

Rugged handheld devices have been enjoying significant demand over the past few years because many workers operate in harsh environments. They need devices they can count on. The latest Technavio report analyzes the market trend and scope for rugged devices from 2019 to 2023. In a new report, Technavio revealed that the global rugged handheld […]

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Personalizing the retail experience across touchpoints

In modern times, smooth internet connectivity has enabled mobile devices to not only streamline retail processes, but also make them simpler and increase transparency from start to finish. In so doing, the number of touchpoints has also increased. The following article explains why retailers should provide personalised and streamlined experiences in a bid to gain […]

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Digital Twin: from Automation to Autonomy

Sensors, readers, inter-connected scanners etc. are important tools being used to implement Internet of Things (IoT) and digital transformation in most commercial, factory and warehouse settings. The following article explains how the ‘digital twin’ technology can change the workplace by recommending changes in use profiles that lowers cost and, in the process, increase the chances […]

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Machine Vision is Key to Industry 4.0 and IoT

Some companies have been working tirelessly for many years to develop proper machine vision systems. The following article from ReadWrite explains how machine vision can bring about drastic changes in several steps of production including manufacturing, freight and supply chain management, quality assurance, material handling and more. Machine vision joins machine learning in a set […]

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