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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. Nov 2015
Brack.ch, a leading e-commerce group for electronic devices in Switzerland, enlarged their logistic center this year after it had reached its capacity limit. Thanks to a second AutoStore from Swisslog the company is able to stay competitive and satisfy their customer needs by offering same day delivery.
04. Nov 2015
The pharmaceutical industry is facing enormous changes. Before joining Swisslog, Michiel Veenman spent 5 years optimizing warehouse operations and IT systems for a pharmaceutical wholesaler. Here he explains the ways in which the industry can overcome the challenges of the future.
30. Sep 2015
A new remote monitoring team is bringing unprecedented levels of performance and 24/7 ‘Peace of Mind’ for Swisslog’s warehouse automation customers in the US.
09. Sep 2015
E-commerce, omni-channel management, replenishment, and last-mile logistics are reshaping today's distribution facilities, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the USA. AK Schultz, Vice President of Swisslog Americas and Managing Director of Swisslog’s subsidiary FORTE, believes the wealth of knowledge at the company’s disposal means the future is bright in one of the world’s most important retail markets...
20. Aug 2015
The success of online shopping has added greater pressure to responding to changing customer demand, explains Bernd Kratz, Managing Director of EMA GmbH - Executive Management Advisors. E-Shop providers have to re-think their intralogistics processes. With the help of Swisslog’s CarryPick solution, here’s 4 ways you can add greater productivity into your supply chain, whilst responding to the challenge of e-commerce logistics.
27. Jul 2015
Markus Schmidt, SVP and Head of North America at Swisslog WDS, thinks the success of e-commerce has switched more companies on to the benefits of automation, even those outside the sector themselves. So what are the challenges future systems will face? And will the e-commerce bubble, inevitably, burst?
22. Jun 2015
Tom Rentschler, Head of Marketing, WDS Americas, discusses Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) technology.
19. Jun 2015
Swisslog’s Senior Logistics Consultant, Brian Whale, discusses the impact “Black Friday” had on the UK market last year and advises retailers on how to rise to the challenge of new peaks in their logistics.
08. Jun 2015
Swisslog’s Director Global Solution Management E-Commerce, Ralf Buechner, explains why the future planning of logistics operations has to include the here and now, as well as the almost here and the almost now.
28. May 2015
Fresh from collecting a new award for the innovative AutoStore, Zhu Jia, Head of Sales and Marketing WDS Swisslog China, looks at why the solution is proving a big success in the Far East.
07. Apr 2015
Many e-commerce businesses suffer from painful fulfilment costs caused by spoiled online shoppers. Swisslog’s Roland Martin explains how you can turn faster fulfilment to an opportunity.
26. Mar 2015
Can Big Data make a big difference? Swisslog’s A.K. Schultz certainly believes so. Here he discusses how data rich companies are forging ahead and how data can influence important intralogistics decisions...
09. Mar 2015
The whole e-commerce war in the USA is in full flow, led by Amazon for over 10 years. What are the challenges faced by key players in one of the most influential E-commerce markets in the world?
25. Feb 2015
These days we regularly buy food, clothes, toys, music and much more online. Moreover, our day-to-day online purchases are normally not really worth a blog post. Some people however, chose to purchase quite different items online and the possibilities are endless, as it seems! Check out the top 3 of the world`s most expensive online purchases.
30. Jan 2015
In order to cope with the online sales volume and the double-digit growth in China, Alibaba and the like are facing challenges in selecting the most suitable warehousing strategy.