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VISION 2024 - In Logistics, process automation is the key for higher throughput, error reduction and lower cost.

VISION 2024 - In Logistics, process automation is the key for higher throughput, error reduction and lower cost.

At VISION 2024 (8 -10 October), visitors will find the latest Machine Vision technologies and solutions for Dark Warehouses, Intra-logistics, Track & Trace, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs), and many more applications.

Driving ecommerce success with delivery & experience management (DMXM)

Driving ecommerce success with delivery & experience management (DMXM)

By Johan Hellman, VP Product and Carrier, nShift.

Building brand loyalty in retail and ecommerce is getting harder. Despite spending increasing sums on discounts and promotions to entice new customers, retailers struggle with one-time purchasers and serial purchase-and-return consumers. What’s more, they must contend with rising marketing and logistics costs.

Visitor numbers soar ahead of Multimodal 2024 thanks to best-in-class conference programme and exhibition

Visitor numbers soar ahead of Multimodal 2024 thanks to best-in-class conference programme and exhibition

Thanks to a full conference programme boasting industry leading speakers and a sell-out exhibition, this year’s Multimodal has seen a 33% increase in visitor registrations.

New logistics and freight yard to boost port operations in Southampton

New logistics and freight yard to boost port operations in Southampton

A new logistics and freight yard beside Southampton Container Terminal is predicted to give a significant extra competitive edge to cargo and haulage operations in the port. 

Reducing costs is a growing priority for almost two-thirds of organisations, Daisy study finds

Reducing costs is a growing priority for almost two-thirds of organisations, Daisy study finds

Almost two-thirds of UK organisations say they will focus on reducing their costs this year, according to new research from Daisy Corporate Services (Daisy).

Port Houston to host 3rd Annual Houston International Maritime Conference on November 6 – 8, 2024

Port Houston to host 3rd Annual Houston International Maritime Conference on November 6 – 8, 2024

Port Houston, a top five container port in the U.S., will host its 3rd annual Houston International Maritime Conference (HIMC24) on November 6-8, 2024 at Hilton Americas in Downtown Houston.

FedEx Express tests eActros 300 electric tractor in linehaul operations in Eindhoven, Netherlands

FedEx Express tests eActros 300 electric tractor in linehaul operations in Eindhoven, Netherlands

FedEx Express has begun a two-week pilot of an eActros 300 tractor, an all-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz Trucks.

Keeping up with rising cold storage requirements

Keeping up with rising cold storage requirements

As demand for cold and frozen storage surges amid a critical shortage of space, selecting the right racking system along with state-of-the-art pallet shuttle technology can help processors store and retrieve products more efficiently.

The Letterverse: Digital twins help postal and logistics companies plan for the future

The Letterverse: Digital twins help postal and logistics companies plan for the future

Outside of fantasy novels, nobody has a crystal ball to see into the future. However, postal services and logistics companies are building digital twins to achieve just that. Powered by data-driven virtual models that can simulate real-world operations, digital twins are allowing the sector to predict the future and plan for it.

Structure-flex predicts another record summer for lorry tension curtains

Structure-flex predicts another record summer for lorry tension curtains

Since the pandemic, Structure-flex, the Norfolk-based manufacturer of thermoplastic products has seen continually increasing demand for the side curtains it produces for new and existing heavy goods vehicles.

Manhattan Unified Supply Chain powers Schneider Electric’s global distribution and transportation transformation

Manhattan Unified Supply Chain powers Schneider Electric’s global distribution and transportation transformation

Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced that global energy management and industrial automation organisation, Schneider Electric has chosen Manhattan Active Warehouse Management and Manhattan Active Transportation Management to supercharge its global distribution and transportation network as part of an ongoing business-wide transformation strategy.

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