• E-commerce year in review E-commerce is (still) booming. In China alone, more than half a billion shoppers purchased items online in 2017, and that number sits in the shadow of 2018’s growth. In 2017, worldwide e-commerce totalled US$2.3 trillion. In 2018, Statista estimates global online retail sales will be US$2.8 trillion, and revenues are projected to grow to US$4.88 […] Fwd News 0 Comments 2 months ago
  • Warehouse technology advancements changing the industry landscape Warehouse automation has grown in leaps and bounds in the last several years. International trade is projected to double in the next 20 years, and the number of parcels needing global transportation is growing exponentially, according to an International Air Transport Association (IATA) white paper. Warehouse facilities will need to keep pace to meet the […] Fwd News 0 Comments 2 months ago
  • Robots in warehouses of the future are here The pressure is on for logistics companies to provide faster delivery times to customers as demand in e-commerce rises. Robots have been used in factories for many years, but with recent advances in AI (artificial intelligence), a new breed of robots has emerged in the warehouse, bringing automation to a new level. In 2012, Amazon […] Fwd News 0 Comments April 26, 2017