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Warehousing plays a critical role in the development of trade and commerce. It facilitates order fulfillment and makes faster product delivery possible, while also regulating the supply of goods, which serves to stabilize prices. The warehousing industry provides additional benefits in the secure supervision of goods, allowing companies to curtail risk of loss through fire, theft or damage. In recent years, the warehousing industry has evolved beyond the basic storage of goods. Changing global conditions has necessitated an evolution into logistics and distribution as well, which incorporates labeling, sorting, packaging, inventory control and tracking, and transport facilitation.
Company is Running Innovative Order Fulfillment Pilot in Logistics Center
DHL Supply Chain announced that it will begin a pilot test using a collaborative, autonomous robotics within the life sciences sector at a facility in Tennessee. The robots, called LocusBots from Locus Robotics, will be tested as a picker companion for piece picking order fulfillment in the warehouse. LocusBots work collaboratively and safely alongside warehouse… Read More
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