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The Swisslog blog provides industry-focused expertise on the Retail/E-Commerce, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Food & Beverage industries, as well as advice on Customer Service. The blog helps you get connected with the future of robotic and data driven intralogistics in an environment shaped by Industry 4.0, Big Data and Digitalization. We invite you to share your thoughts by leaving a comment.
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18. Oct 2017
Introducing the “Internet of Goods,” the rapid digitization of the production, sorting and movement of physical products.
Dr. Kerstin Höfle
26. Sep 2017
Collecting, analyzing and visualizing real-time data is key to achieving the promise of Industry 4.0. Condition monitoring is delivering on that promise today. Find out how.
11. Aug 2017
The business case for automation in cold storage warehouses is strong, but adoption is low. Find out how new modular automation solutions simplify implementation and accelerate ROI.
06. Jul 2017
Automated sortation systems once represented the state-of-the-art in warehouse technology. But they can’t deliver the flexibility e-tailers now require and are being displaced by mobile, modular solutions.
Dr. Kerstin Höfle
26. Jun 2017
Virtual and augmented reality are bringing new capabilities to warehouse management software. But that’s just the beginning. We’re looking for your ideas on the most promising future applications for this technology.
24. May 2017
Four attributes warehouse technology must have to protect against obsolescence and help future proof your warehouse.
08. May 2017
Automotive intralogistics is being revolutionized by flexible automation strategies that reduce storage space and provide virtual management of work-in-progress.
Dr. Kerstin Höfle
24. Apr 2017
Virtualization is a key component of Industry 4.0 that is available today. Find out how it is changing warehouse management.
12. Apr 2017
Swisslog’s new SynQ software is more than what you think of when you hear “WMS.” It’s an integrated intralogistics software platform that offers opportunities to gain insights and better manage the operation in ways typical WMS systems cannot. By combining warehouse management capabilities with the real-time execution of a warehouse control system, and adding in the intelligence gained from the data, you have a system that can revolutionize your operations.
17. Mar 2017
The human hand still beats the robot when it comes to picking, but the gap is closing fast. Learn how robots are tackling this complex challenge and how close we are to commercial viability of robots that can pick any object from any place.
23. Feb 2017
Swisslog introduces SynQ, a modular, end-to-end intralogistics software platform that delivers the flexibility, intelligence and agility you need to optimize operations, transform data into insight and future-proof your warehouse.
14. Feb 2017
What does interoperability mean for the future of your warehouse? Find out in our new post and learn three steps you can take today.
19. Jan 2017
Whether you’re a nation or a company, improving productivity may be the single most important differentiator and source of true competitive advantage in our global economy. And unless you’re a professional economist, you’re probably not focused on this all-important measure.
22. Dec 2016
The pharmaceutical industry is on the right track. It continuously combats counterfeit drugs and theft by protecting them through serialization. But the assignment and control of serial numbers across the entire supply chain of finished products is difficult, especially in logistics and IT. Serialization does, however, have profitable side effects.
19. Dec 2016
Tom Rentschler says 2017 could be the year that the 3PL business model is revolutionized by scalable, mobile new forms of automation. These flexible new approaches to automation support different sizes and weights of products, provide the ability to add racks quickly as storage volume increases and enable equipment to be easily moved from one warehouse to another. See all of our predictions for the year in e-commerce fulfillment.