It’s no longer a thing of the future – flying drones are now buzzing around our warehouses, and revolutionising the whole process. Whereas, not that long ago, warehouses were both labour- and plant-heavy, drones are now capable of carrying the weight, often literally. Read more
Online shopping is booming at an exponential rate. However, many companies often overlook the absolute bedrock of the supply chain: the warehouse. With consumers expecting lightning fast delivery speeds, the success of a retailer depends on their warehousing and their supplier’s warehousing. The humble warehouse might be behind the scenes, but it is absolutely integral to the overall success of the supply chain and a company’s ability to match supply and demand. Read more
It might seem like the work of fiction, but Amazon has recently filed a patent for storage facilities they have designed to work underwater. These ‘Aquatic Storage Facilities’ are simply another Amazon solution to logistics problems. Given that Amazon are industry leaders, frequently setting the trend for the latest advances in the logistics and warehousing industry, we can’t write this latest development off as a pipedream. Underwater storage might be the storage solution that’s going to change the landscape of logistics – literally. Read more
With consumer service demands increasing and omni-channel operations becoming the fulfilment benchmark, development in warehouse technology is very much on the rise. Here’s a look at the warehouse technologies currently gaining traction in supply chain operations. Read more
In this article, Alan Griffin, who is our Warehouse Design Consultant, explores what Brexit will mean for warehousing, not only the UK, but also the wider EU. Alan looks at both the threats and the opportunities for warehousing post-Brexit.