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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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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.
16. Jan 2015
Swisslog recently installed the AutoStore solution within a fulfilment centre at ‘Catch of the Day’. ABC Australia TV network didn't miss the chance to intoduce the solution.
07. Jan 2015
Online shoppers expect their purchase to be delivered within 24 hours, or better yet, on the same day. The changing customer demands require forward-thinking innovative and flexible logistics concepts, says Ralf Büchner, Director Global Solution Management E-Commerce at Swisslog.
17. Dec 2014
Viewing a customer’s business from every angle - a 360 degree service – can provide real insight into operational needs, says Swisslog UK MD, James Sharples.
05. Dec 2014
A form of extreme discounting, flash sales originated in France and are now spreading around the world. The phenomenon tells us a lot about what brands do to manage their stock, whilst keeping their brand value high and maximise income.
20. Nov 2014
Have you ever tried to purchase a product online only to find it trickier than you expected? Why do they do that? Strategic consultant, Malte Polzin, believes he knows why...