• The rise of the robots in warehousing As the logistics industry looks to drive down costs to maintain its competitive edge, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots are becoming mainstream in warehouse management. According to a report by McKinsey Supply Chain 4.0, the Internet of Things (IoT), advanced robotics, analytics, and big data can potentially lower operational costs by 30 per cent, while […] Fwd News 0 Comments April 17, 2019
  • The roadblocks to blockchain Blockchain is an unalterable digital ledger that allows different segments of a supply chain to capture information about products, including the product’s origin, where it’s been, how it got to its destination, and more. By creating this permanent history of a product from production to sale, it is widely believed that blockchain will increase trust, […] Fwd News 0 Comments November 28, 2018
  • Extreme weather impacts food supply chains When Super Typhoon Mangkhut ploughed into the South China Sea, it was the world’s biggest storm year-to-date, killing more than 125 people and leaving a trail of destruction through the Philippines, Hong Kong and Guangdong. The massive storm also devastated rice crops in the Philippines’ main “rice bowl”, the Luzon region. According to the Philippines […] Fwd News 0 Comments September 26, 2018