Post Tagged with: "Amazon"

Future of Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAVs) in Logistics

Future of Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAVs) in Logistics

Road, rail, air, and water modes of transportation are used for transporting materials such as raw materials, tools, plant and machinery, spare parts, oils and lubricants from one place to another place. The choice for the transportation mode depends on the types of materials to be transported, distance involved, whether conditions, urgency in delivery and the cost. Air transportation is […]

by · December 2, 2015 · Logistics, Transportation
Supply Chain Station reviews Day 3 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Supply Chain Station reviews Day 3 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Day 3 at the CSCSMP 2015 conference (which concluded at 12 noon) began with a couple of so-called “Mega Sessions” which last approximately 90 minutes and are dedicated to specialist topics. One session was geared towards motivation techniques while the other focused on supply chain initiatives at the Port of Los Angeles, aimed at improving container flow. The Port of […]

Supply Chain Station reviews Day 2 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Supply Chain Station reviews Day 2 of the CSCMP 2015 conference

Here at Day 2 of the CSCMP 2015 conference part of the opening session expounded what CSCMP advocate; namely supporting young supply chain professionals and helping them to further their careers through the Circle of Excellence they talked about in Day 1 – getting young people still in the education system involved in supply chain as early as possible and […]

In light of eBay’s withdrawal of “Now” delivery (Same day delivery)

In light of eBay’s withdrawal of “Now” delivery (Same day delivery)

As the pressure from consumers continues to mount for same day delivery from suppliers and services providers, fast supply chain execution is coming under greater pressure. It has resulted in one of the major players in the auction arena, eBay, pulling out of the race of competing with the likes of Amazon. All that is left of EBay’s same day […]

by · September 7, 2015 · Logistics, Transportation
Delivery by drone – are we ready for it?

Delivery by drone – are we ready for it?

If you’re under the impression that products you have ordered online recently could be delivered by drone, you’ll have to think again. In spite of all of the speculation in recent months it looks as though delivery-by-drone (DBD) is a long way from being a legal reality. Companies like Amazon, (who have been conducting research into DBD), will first have […]

by · June 15, 2015 · Distribution, Logistics
The inaugural Amazon Picking Challenge – taking warehouse management systems, material handling, and supply chain automation to the next level

The inaugural Amazon Picking Challenge – taking warehouse management systems, material handling, and supply chain automation to the next level

The Amazon Picking Challenge (APC) has come to town! It’s a new event that was held for the very first time at ICRA 2015, the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s flagship conference which took place between the 26th to the 30th of May 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, USA. Amazon.com, Inc is the American electronic […]

by · June 10, 2015 · Supply Chain