10 things eft's been reading this week
What’s up with warehousing?
One of the discoveries from eft’s new Supply Chain Hot Trends Report: 2020 & Beyond, which can be downloaded here, is how big warehouse automation is going to be in 2020. In order to help you unpick that trend further, here are some of the articles we’ve been reading from around the internet on how warehouse operations are being dragged into the 21st Century, the start-ups hoping to get their slice and what happens when it goes wrong.
AI-powered robot warehouse pickers are now ready to go to work. [MIT Technology Review]
Warehouse/DC: The Changing Metrics of Retail Success. [Modern Materials Handling]
New Cold’s Distribution Center: Automation wherever possible. [Modern Materials Handling]
What a Tour of an Amazon Fulfillment Center Reveals. [The New Yorker]
11 Ecommerce Fulfillment Center Layout Design Principles. [Mulitchannel Merchant]
6 Things to Consider When Designing an On-Demand Warehouse. [Mulitchannel Merchant]
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