Technology


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    Sponsored by Qualcomm

    An advantageous benefit of digital transformation: Improved safety for your workforce

    Learn how AI, robotics, and automation can actually help improve safety in environments that are traditionally hazardous.

    Nov. 21, 2022
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    UNFI to add indoor farms at select distribution centers

    The initiative is part of the food distributors' efforts to add efficiencies and foster closer relationships with suppliers. 

    By Peyton Bigora • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Retail Supply Chains

    Rising costs and logistics delays have led retailers to adapt to adversity. A selection of stories shows how.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    Funko takes on higher labor costs due to ERP delays

    The toymaker decided to open a fulfillment center without the intended management software in order to meet elevated demand.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Amazon tests new robotic system to improve warehouse efficiency

    The company says Sparrow will automate the task of moving items prior to packaging, a critical part of the fulfillment process.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Microsoft unveils ‘Supply Chain Center’ with Kraft Heinz, Daimler among customers

    The tech company is integrating its supply chain offerings into a single package that helps connect ERPs and other supply chain solutions.

    By , Nov. 14, 2022
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    Sponsored by Geek+ Robotics

    AMR vs AGV — 7 key differences that businesses need to know

    What’s the difference between AGVs and AMRs? Understand the differences between the two technologies to ensure a wise investment.

    Nov. 14, 2022
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    Sponsored by Esper

    Are you sufficiently locking down your in-cab tablets?

    Not all device lock down solutions are equal. Here’s what you need to know to not leave driver safety to chance.

    Nov. 14, 2022
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    Project44 raises $80M to improve scope 3 visibility

    The tech company pointed to an increased interest from shippers and carriers as new regulations push for lower emissions.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Vertical storage as a solution for online grocery fulfillment

    Food retailers are drawn to vertical storage systems’ ability to store and retrieve items using minimal floor space.

    By Sam Silverstein • Nov. 11, 2022
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    UPS plans logistics-as-a-service offering to build out revenue streams

    The company will coalesce capabilities of several disparate services, such as Roadie, Coyote Logistics and Delivery Solutions.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Aldi tests ecommerce platform, aims to create new delivery service

    The business is working with a tech company to develop its own online grocery platform for use across the U.S.

    By Sam Silverstein • Nov. 1, 2022
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    Fresh Del Monte’s vegetable business invests $2.5M in snap pea sorting

    Mann Packing is also expanding its sourcing horizons as it’s set to receive an influx of resources following integration with the produce giant. 

    By Oct. 31, 2022
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    BMW invests $1.7B to expand EV output in the US

    The automaker will expand a South Carolina plant and partner with a battery supplier to build a nearby facility.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    Sponsored by Cisco Meraki

    Keep grinches away from your supply chain

    Agility, visibility and connectivity are all essential when it comes to keeping your warehouse or distribution center secure—not just during the holiday season, but all year.

    Oct. 24, 2022
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    Biden awards $2.8B to boost domestic EV battery supply

    Suppliers for major auto giants including Tesla and Mercedes-Benz won grants to expand manufacturing

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    Honda battery plant set for Ohio, part of ‘EV hub’

    A joint venture with LG Energy Solution will invest up to $4.4 billion to scale electric vehicle production.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Schneider Electric moves to modernize equipment and machinery at 2 US plants

    The energy management company is investing $46 million in Kentucky and Nebraska to improve capacity and energy use.

    By Oct. 12, 2022
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    Food delivery robots to roam Chicago in pilot program

    Robot operators will partner with restaurants and grocery stores to test the app-based robot deliveries.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Micron to invest up to $100B in New York chip manufacturing site

    The Clay, New York, facility is the company’s second investment in a high-volume semiconductor facility in the U.S.

    By Oct. 10, 2022
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    Walmart acquires automated grocery firm to bolster fulfillment

    The retailer is hoping to leverage Alert Innovation's inventory-handling technology for speedy pickup and delivery.

    By Oct. 6, 2022
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    How Feeding America is using inventory visibility tools to improve the flow of donations

    Smarter Sorting is working with the nonprofit to ease the product sorting process for retailers as they look to scale donations.

    By Oct. 4, 2022
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    Casey’s takes supplier management digital with new procurement tool

    Graphite Connect, which manages vendor data and risk, relieves the convenience store operator of manually tracking information.

    By Brett Dworski • Sept. 29, 2022
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    UNFI launches Symbotic’s AI tech in select distribution centers

    The food wholesaler said the end-to-end automation system will enable it to boost order accuracy and storage capacity.

    By Sept. 29, 2022
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    DHL Supply Chain deepens robotics partnership ahead of peak season

    Tech from Locus Robotics will help fulfill orders for apparel company Carhartt.

    By Sept. 27, 2022
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    Ford breaks ground on $5.6B EV ‘mega campus’

    The facility is part of the automaker’s plan to meet electric vehicle production targets by exerting greater control over its supply chain.

    By Sept. 27, 2022