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  • ABB and Covariant partner to deploy integrated AI robotic solutions February 25, 2020
    ABB and Covariant have partnered to bring AI-enabled robotics solutions to the market with a fully automated warehouse order fulfilment solution. Global revenues in e-commerce are expected to increase by over 50 percent within the next five years, rising from 1.7 trillion Euros in 2019 to 2.6 trillion Euros in 2024, according to Statista. Due […]
    Michelle Mooney
  • Mitsubishi provides picking robots for Leonard + Bauer February 25, 2020
    Sensor manufacturer Lenord + Bauer has used an MELFA RV Series robot from Mitsubishi Electric to optimise its manufacturing production cycle in Gladbeck, Germany. The robot cells have taken over monotonous manual picking tasks on various batch sizes, which allows operators to perform more valuable work elsewhere. The high level of customisation of L + […]
    Michelle Mooney
  • DHL Supply Chain expands contract with Aston Martin February 24, 2020
    Aston Martin’s principal logistics partner DHL Supply Chain, has been awarded a contract expansion for the next seven years to manage its full in-bound supply chain in St Athan, Wales. Originally appointed for a five-year term in August 2017 it was decided that the contract should be extended to 2027. DHL currently handles Aston Martin’s […]
    Michelle Mooney
  • CEVA Logistics wins five-year contract with Airbus February 24, 2020
    CEVA Logistics has won a five-year contract manage spare parts and components for Airbus at its site in Hamburg. Effective from this month, CEVA will become responsible for consolidating spare parts and components at the site from other locations across Europe including Germany, France, Spain and the UK. At its 226,042 sq ft site in […]
    Michelle Mooney
  • Primark warns of supply chain pressures due to Coronavirus February 24, 2020
    Primark parent Associated British Foods (ABF) may face factory production delays as the Covid-19 virus continues to spread. In a trading update released today ABF said: “Primark sources a broad assortment of its product from China. We typically build inventories in advance of Chinese New Year and, as a consequence, are well stocked with cover for […]
    Michelle Mooney
  • Supply Chain Conference 2020: Day Two Highlights February 20, 2020
    In a year when sustainability is the buzzword for supply chains it was prophetic that Sky were the Overall Winner at the Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2019. As winners of The Ethical Supply Chain Award Sky demonstrated it was a business that had ethical, social and environmental awareness fused into the very fabric of its […]
    Christopher Walton
  • Maersk doubles warehousing activities in North America February 20, 2020
    AP Moller – Maersk has more than doubled its warehousing and distribution activities in North America with the acquisition of Performance Team for $545 million (£422.6 million). Performance Team specialises in B2B and B2C distribution for retail, wholesale and e-commerce and has 24 warehousing sites across the US, including west coast and east coast activities […]
    Christopher Walton
  • Supply Chain Conference 2020: Day One Preview February 19, 2020
    The line-up of logistics leaders at the Supply Chain Conference 2020 – which takes place in London on 17 and 18 March – makes it the must-attend event for supply chain professionals, featuring industry-leading best-practice from award-winning businesses.  The Supply Chain Conference 2020 begins with Day One on Tuesday 17 March at Monument, 8 Eastcheap, […]
    Christopher Walton
  • Businesses unprepared for switch to smart supply chains February 18, 2020
    Early adopters of ‘smart supply chain’ technologies – which provides data on customer demand, inventory levels and potential risk – have seen cost reductions of 10% to 15%. PA Consulting surveyed over 100 cross-sector global supply chain leaders and found that 69% believe that their supply chain approach is not innovative enough, while 79% believed […]
    Michelle Mooney
  • Coronavirus hits iPhone supply chain February 18, 2020
    Apple has warned that worldwide supply of its iPhone will be “temporarily constrained” as the coronavirus impacts its supply chain. Apple said: “While our iPhone manufacturing partner sites are located outside the Hubei province — and while all of these facilities have reopened — they are ramping up more slowly than we had anticipated. “The […]
    Christopher Walton

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