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    Rockwell Automation taps Nvidia to bring AI to its bots

    The automation company will use the chipmaker’s software in its Otto autonomous mobile robots meant for manufacturing facilities.

    By June 12, 2024
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    Companies lean into SKU simplification

    Unilever, Hain Celestial and other brands are thinking through their offerings to boost profits.

    By Shefali Kapadia • June 11, 2024
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    Trendline

    AI in Supply Chain Management

    Warehouse automation, logistics management and digital twins are just a few of the ways companies are using AI to streamline their supply chains.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    Your supply chain tech may not be as effective as you think

    Blindspots along your supply chain delay responses to disruptions, costing valuable time and money.

    June 10, 2024
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    Estée Lauder globally deploys new integrated business planning process

    The process will leverage artificial intelligence and other recently adopted technology to improve inventory forecast accuracy, per executives.

    By June 6, 2024
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    Employers should include workers in AI plans, DOL says

    The agency outlined a list of eight “AI Principles for Developers and Employers” last month, following up on a 2023 directive from the White House.

    By Ryan Golden • June 6, 2024
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    Transfix sells brokerage to NFI, pivots its business

    The digital firm will focus on selling software as a service.

    By June 6, 2024
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    Flexport expands Convoy load board to brokers

    The logistics tech firm says its AI-driven digital platform will lower procurement and load management costs as much as 90%.

    By June 5, 2024
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    Solar industry at odds as ITC nears ruling on First Solar tariff petition

    The petitioners say current Chinese export practices pose a threat to U.S. businesses, while others say the trade case itself is a threat.

    By Diana DiGangi • June 4, 2024
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    Walmart opens access to off-site customer journey insights for suppliers

    Digital Landscapes enables users to analyze engagement trends and track traffic sources to better evaluate strategies.

    By Chris Kelly • June 4, 2024
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    Forum Mobility breaks ground on Port of Long Beach charging station

    The facility will be equipped with 44 dispensers to power trucking fleets, including Amazon's.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 24, 2024
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    Toyota debuts renewable energy system at Port of Long Beach

    The resources generated by the new system will support Toyota Logistics Services’ vehicle-processing and distribution center at the port.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 23, 2024
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    How supply chains used FLOW after the Baltimore bridge collapse

    C.H. Robinson, ITS Logistics, Home Depot and IMC Companies shared insights on the federal data-sharing platform designed to improve visibility of disruptions.

    By , , May 15, 2024
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    ReposiTrak adds dairy and egg suppliers to traceability network

    The platform will be used to exchange FDA-required data for tracking products more prone to contamination.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Generative AI is a looming cybersecurity threat

    Cybercriminals are focused on ransomware, business email compromise and cryptojacking right now, but a recent report from IBM X-Force thinks AI and ChatGPT could be next.

    By , Naomi Eide • May 13, 2024
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    Walmart streamlines fulfillment with third consolidation center

    The facility places suppliers' less-than-truckload shipments into truckload hauls before sending them off to regional distribution centers.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 13, 2024
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    Ben Wheeler solar farm in U.S., developed, built and powered by Hanwha

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    Sponsored by Hanwha

    Why it’s time to accelerate solar supply chain onshoring

    Industry stakeholders want a stronger domestic solar supply chain to support ongoing innovation.

    May 13, 2024
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    Provided by C.H. Robinson Worldwide

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    How CH Robinson is using AI to automate logistics management tasks

    The broker hopes speeding up responses to emailed quote and appointment requests will improve productivity.

    By , May 8, 2024
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    Walmart taps Swisslog to automate 3 milk facilities

    The technology platform consists of cranes, palletizing and de-palletizing robots, a pallet conveyor system, a small-load conveyor system and software to operate it all.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 7, 2024
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    Sponsored by Hanwha

    Making existing gas turbines more efficient, reliable and sustainable

    Small modifications can help future-forward companies move confidently toward the energy transition.

    May 6, 2024
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    Coca-Cola turns to Microsoft’s AI services for its supply chain

    The beverage giant signed a $1.1 billion deal as it explores the use of AI to streamline operations, boost efficiency and more.

    By Christopher Doering • May 2, 2024
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    Sportsman’s Warehouse invests in inventory management tech to boost in-stock reporting

    The retailer partnered with Blue Yonder to develop the system as it looks to keep up with inventory trends.

    By May 1, 2024
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    Honda invests billions in Canada to set up EV supply chain

    The CAD $15 billion ($11 billion) investment into the automaker’s Ontario production hub includes two factories and materials processing projects with joint venture partners.

    By Eric Walz • April 25, 2024
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    Sponsored by GS1

    The secret sauce for generative AI and sustainability: Data quality

    Generative AI has tremendous potential to help create a more sustainable supply chain. But how can you use it with inaccurate, inconsistent data?

    April 22, 2024
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    Federal FLOW program welcomes more members

    ITS Logistics and RoadEx America joined the Department of Transportation initiative to better share data across supply chains.

    By April 18, 2024
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    Companies should increase emphasis on upskilling for AI, report says

    Businesses currently have an unbalanced approach, with many planning to lean on new talent to handle AI adoption, according to The Adecco Group.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 17, 2024