Dematic Connections

News, thoughts, and insights on global supply chain solutions

January 10, 2020 by Pas Tomasiello

How Automation Keeps Up with CX Expectations

Early adoption of innovative, flexible and scalable automation solutions is crucial for Customer Experience (CX)

December 20, 2019 by Katie Paulin

The Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

Year-end is a great time to reflect on the past, and think about what the future may bring.

December 12, 2019 by Kim Baudry

2019: Retailers’ Blueprint for 2020 planning

How retailers can use this holiday season to inform future supply chain strategies.

November 22, 2019 by Ken Ruehrdanz

Put Wall Solutions Perform Well

Put wall configurations perform well, and are a proven success when consolidating piece-picked e-commerce orders.

November 15, 2019 by Annette Mertens

Great Expectations for Human Intelligence

Part 2: Futurist Byron Reese flips the story to tell us what people can do that technology can't.

November 12, 2019 by Annette Mertens

Great Expectations for Artificial Intelligence

Part 1: Should we fear or embrace the power of technology? Futurist Byron Reese explains how tomorrow's reality may be more beautiful than science fiction.

October 31, 2019 by Ray Daniel

Robots: Friend or Foe?

Halloween Special Feature Will there be a day when our supply chain robots and automation solutions decide there is more to life than following a set of commands?

October 24, 2019 by Matt Walker

Retailers: Take Back Ownership of the Customer Experience

Micro-fulfillment empowers retailers to take back ownership of the customer experience.

October 17, 2019 by Ken Ruehrdanz

Returned to Rack-Ready... in Less than a Day

When at least 30% of all products ordered online are sent back, it’s critical for retailers to have an efficient reverse-logistics process in place.

October 8, 2019 by Hasan Dandashly

Micro-Fulfillment’s Role in the Future of Retail

Micro-Fulfillment’s role in the future of commerce: enabling retail real estate to serve a dual purpose as showcase and compact distribution center

October 3, 2019 by Ken Ruehrdanz

Fill Orders Faster, with Fewer People

Dematic’s design-build methodology drives change beyond automation and into your organization — in 5 steps

September 27, 2019 by John Clark

ASRS: A History of Innovation

The making of the machine that turned supply-chain operations upside down, and its evolution through the decades

September 18, 2019 by Marc Wulfraat

The Micro-Fulfillment Market Shift

As grocery goes digital, micro-fulfillment helps retailers keep pace (and profit) when customers order online.

September 11, 2019 By Doug Gibeaut

MHLC Spotlight:
Micro-Fulfillment Captivates Industry

Attendees treated to a sneak preview of Dematic’s Micro-Fulfillment solution, coming soon in early Q4 2019

September 6, 2019 by Ken Ruehrdanz

12 Reasons to "Pick" a GTP
Order Fulfillment Solution

Losing control of your PTG warehouse? Pickers can’t keep up? It might be time to consider GTP.

August 29, 2019 by John Clark

Debunking the Myths of AGVs vs. AMRs:
Adopt and Adapt, Affordably

Part 4 of 4: deployment, guidepath changes, and everyone’s favorite topic...cost

August 20, 2019 by John Clark

Debunking the Myths of
AGVs vs. AMRs: Better, Faster, Smarter

Part 3 of 4: speed, intelligence, setup and flexibility of AGVs and AMRs

August 15, 2019 By John Clark

Debunking the Myths of
AGVs vs. AMRs: Human Contact

Part 2 of 4: safety, complexity of work, and the ability to work alongside humans of AGVs and AMRs

August 8, 2019 By John Clark

Debunking the myths of AGVs vs. AMRs: navigation

Part 1 of 4: characteristics, navigation, and paths of AGVs and AMRs

August 6, 2019 By John Auchter

The Grocery Game

The more things change, the more they stay the same: speed is always the name of the game. What can grocery retailers learn from Great-Aunt Dillie to overcome the challenges of today and tomorrow, and what part will automation play?

July 30, 2019 By Arturo Hinojosa

Wave vs Waveless: Which is More Productive?

Can your waveless order-fulfillment strategy really make a splash to improve warehouse capacity and productivity?

July 25, 2019 By Stephanie Scheifele

5 Ways to Optimize Receiving in Your Warehouse

How you receive your inbound inventory has a cumulative effect on all the warehouse processes that follow — much like the first domino to set off a chain reaction.

July 23, 2019 By Amadou Diaw

No-Intimidation Innovation

Adding connectivity to your Industry 3.0 automation enables Industry 4.0 success.

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Supply chain. Material handling. Logistics. Intralogistics. Whatever you call it, we want to help you do it better.

The Dematic Connections blog reports on industry innovations, expert perspectives and current events — and explores how they connect to your everyday work and play.

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