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Fulfillment in Poland 2020
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Warehouse Market in Poland 2020

A Dynamic Market As in previous years, the positive development of the Polish logistics real estate market continued in 2019. According to BNP Paribas the stock of modern warehousing space has grown by approximately 40 % over the past few years (BNP Paribas: AAG, industrial & logistics market review, Poland

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Walmart “middle mile” autonomous van is here

We recently wrote about an effort to automate frequent routes with autonomous road vehicles in Sweden where Volvo’s autonomous truck. We now have learnt that Walmart began a new pilot transporting customer orders between a Walmart warehouses and store-adjacent package pickup kiosks (more here Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.) Autonomous vehicles (AVs) operating in the “middle

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What is Amazon Robotic Fulfillment Center?

What is Amazon Robotic Fulfillment Center? Two new giant warehouses are reported to open in Ohio in the United States. Each warehouse shall be over 65 000 square meters (700 000 sq ft).  Although there is an human element involved (the two spaces will reportedly offer full time jobs for

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eBay to launch its own fulfillment service

The e-marketplace Ebay will launch a competitor to Fulfillment By Amazon, the e-commerce giant’s service for sellers. For many years, Amazon has offered to manage the logistics of the e-retailers who want to sell on the marketplace, and now Ebay will launch a similar service for its sellers. The new

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Germany and Brexit: eCommerce Under Fire

Developments in Brexit are changing on a daily basis. As long as there is no agreement, we can only speak of “as is”. But that does not mean that retailers and entrepreneurs should not make plans. On the contrary. German online retailers need to think what does Brexit (which accounts for 30%

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Machine Learning Transforms Inventory Management

Let’s talk for a moment about pattern recognition. Human mind is constantly searching the perceptible world for patterns, either to make better decisions or sometimes simply in order to pass the time. The thing is, while the search for patterns is fundamentally human, it’s not something we are good at.

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Piloting cobots in a warehouse

Cobots (that are enabling collaboration of humans and robots ) have been making an entry to on-demand warehouses and fulfilment centres. Cobots are easy to implement and very configurable based on request (adding a gripper etc). Universal Robots arm reach is 1,2m and it carries a 8kg payload. According to

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Recyclable pallets in Waredock on-demand warehouses

In collaboration with Paxxal our selected on-demand warehouses in USA feature  innovative pallets made from 100% recyclable, patented composite material with high impact resistance and durability. Their new 40 x 48-inch North America Pallet is constructed in an automated rotational molding process for greater durability than wood or plastic. It

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On-Demand Warehouse Space Gains Traction

Wall Street Journal reports that in USA some big retailers are looking to become as flexible as short-term apartment renters when it comes to managing warehouses. This holiday season, Walmart Inc. used Flexe Inc., a Seattle-based marketplace that connects warehouse operators with businesses in need of storage, to secure about

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Swedish order intake downward trend in November

The total order intake of Swedish industry decreased by 2.7 per cent in November 2018 compared to October, in seasonally adjusted figures. Compared to November last year, order bookings decreased by 2.4 per cent in calendar-adjusted figures.   At the same time, the total production value increased, according to official

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