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    White House plans to launch supply chain data-sharing portal

    The Freight Logistics Optimization Works initiative, led by the U.S. Department of Transportation, aims to produce a proof-of-concept freight information exchange by the end of summer. 

    By March 16, 2022
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    Digital twins break free of industrial roots

    The demand for digital twins is catching on as more businesses use the technology to improve processes and optimize operations.

    By Allen Bernard • March 15, 2022
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    The Supply Chain Dive Outlook on 2022

    While supply chain woes aren't expected to disappear in 2022, this year could mark a turning point.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    RFID in the warehouse: Next-level inventory automation

    You can achieve 96% faster cycle counts and 80% better picking accuracy with less labor. Here's how.

    March 14, 2022
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    Evolving a Legacy Industry: Iowa's approach to manufacturing 4.0

    Discover how Iowa's Manufacturing 4.0 plan takes on the challenges of adopting technology, increasing productivity and competing for talent amid ongoing globalization in advanced manufacturing.

    March 14, 2022
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    Here to stay: Supply chains gear up for investments in AI

    A DHL and Honeywell executive lay out how artificial intelligence is shifting relationships with customers and robotics technology.

    By March 8, 2022
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    The Threat from Within: How to Address the Employee Element in Password Security

    There are numerous sides to the password problem, but here are a few common issues to know.

    March 7, 2022
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    Northwest Seaport Alliance joins Port of Long Beach efforts to digitize data

    The ports of Seattle and Tacoma will take part in the Supply Chain Information Highway, an initiative that aims to use data to improve efficiencies.

    By March 4, 2022
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    Industrial robot orders had a record year in 2021: A3

    Businesses sought automation in 2021 to lessen the impact of labor shortfalls.

    By March 1, 2022
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    Russia's invasion of Ukraine throws another wrench into supply chains

    Carriers are halting operations and suppliers are at risk. War is "a worst-case scenario," one analyst said.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    3D printing brings customization to the supply chain

    Advances in additive manufacturing could have wide-reaching effects, even changing how supply chains are designed long-term, one analyst said.

    By Feb. 22, 2022
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    Autonomous vehicles make inroads — inside and outside the warehouse

    Drones and driverless vehicle technology will continue to change supply chains as businesses experiment with how best to deploy them.

    By Feb. 15, 2022
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    Buyer Beware: 3 semiconductor procurement pitfalls to avoid

    Companies looking to buy semiconductors need to shop smart, experts say.

    By Feb. 10, 2022
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    ​Deeper relationships, new facilities: How companies sought out semiconductor capacity in Q4

    Near-term relief from shortages is unlikely, but leading producers are expanding their supply base.

    By Feb. 3, 2022
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    Fender moves to cloud ERP to keep up with record guitar demand

    Businesses are pushing for better scalability and new features in their central provisions systems.

    By Roberto Torres • Feb. 2, 2022
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    Sam's Club rolls out inventory-checking robots chainwide

    The technology, based on software developed by artificial intelligence company Brain Corp, will be mounted on autonomous floor-cleaning machines already in operation in stores across the U.S.

    By Sam Silverstein • Feb. 1, 2022
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    2022 outlook

    11 technologies set to shape smart operations

    A look at the latest adoption trends for up-and-coming tech among the warehousing and manufacturing sectors, based on MHI data.

    By Jan. 31, 2022
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    2022 supply chain outlook features shortages, high delivery costs

    While supply chain woes aren't expected to disappear in 2022, this year could mark a turning point.

    By Jan. 31, 2022
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    Kroger to extend delivery network with 'spoke' facility in Kentucky

    The 50,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Louisville, set to open later this year, continues the grocer's e-commerce network buildout.

    By Sam Silverstein • Jan. 28, 2022
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    Lighter bots, faster orders: How Ocado is innovating in e-commerce

    The Kroger partner plans to introduce new robots, including an automated on-grid picker and routing technology that will allow it to get more same-day orders out to shoppers.

    By Jeff Wells • Jan. 27, 2022
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    FedEx, Microsoft extend partnership to offer 'logistics as a service'

    The collaboration will leverage FedEx data to help companies optimize fulfillment.

    By Jan. 26, 2022
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    Robotics, automation go from fringe to mainstream

    Pretty soon, the technologies are going to be table stakes for supply chain operations, one executive said.

    By Jan. 25, 2022
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    Kroger levels up grocery delivery with Nuro's new autonomous vehicles

    The grocer will make deliveries in Houston using the tech company's third-generation model, which has twice as much cargo room, plus modular storage and new safety features.

    By Jeff Wells • Jan. 14, 2022
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    Bed Bath & Beyond's legacy supply chain infrastructure hampered inventory flow

    The retailer is grappling with the same transportation and supply challenges other retailers are facing — all while transforming its own supply chain.

    By Jan. 11, 2022
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    Ikea doubles automation projects as store fulfillment grows

    More than half of the store's volumes were fulfilled from stores in FY21, according to an Ikea franchisee.

    By Jan. 5, 2022
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    Construction contractors enlist digital twins to tackle supply chain, labor issues

    The technology helps visualize and mitigate materials and workforce shortages before they choke a project's progress.

    By Sebastian Obando • Dec. 22, 2021