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AI – debunking the myths

AI – debunking the myths

Here are some myths and facts about AI and machine learning, and what they can do for your supply chain.


Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-COVID world?

For as long as we know, SMEs have always been the lifeline in SA’s economy, a strong contributor to GDP and employment. In fact, according to a 2019 report by Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda), employment provided by SMMEs increased to 10.8 million in 2019 Q1, accounting for 66 percent of economy-wide employment.

 


How to fight the coronavirus pandemic with AI and the IoT

How to fight the coronavirus pandemic with AI and the IoT

With the right use and research, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things could create a safer world for us all.


Getting back to my supply chain… wow, it’s changed!

The end of lockdown may be phasing in, but what happened to my supply chain whilst I was searching for booze and cigarettes? If yours is still there, you’re one of the lucky ones.


National supermarket embraces retail-ready packaging

National supermarket embraces retail-ready packaging

Pick n Pay partnered with global supply-chain solutions company CHEP to trial and launch innovative retail-ready packaging (RRP) platforms in its stores across the country.


Only the adaptable will survive

Only the adaptable will survive

Companies are thinking way outside of the box to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

THE PANDEMIC has suddenly made ‘agility’ a key survival skill, rather than just an aspiration for businesses. Here is a look at how some companies have swiftly adjusted, pivoted (sometimes radically) and improvised on the fly.


The Corona opportunity

Slowly ‘coming out’, but to what Brave New World? Lockdown-learning has fuelled change. But will we wear a blindfold instead of a face mask? What changes and opportunities will last and be grasped?


The Corona opportunity

Slowly ‘coming out’, but to what Brave New World? Lockdown-learning has fuelled change. But will we wear a blindfold instead of a face mask? What changes and opportunities will last and be grasped?


Logistics downside at its worst..with a small but

Logistics downside at its worst..with a small but

South Africa’s logistics industry experienced its worst monthly volumes since records began, according to the latest Ctrack Freight & Transport Index


Warehouse on demand

Warehouse on demand

Run out of space? Looking for a new warehouse facility? Should you build a new facility or should you develop your own world-class infrastructure?


  • Warehouse on demand Warehouse on demand

    Run out of space? Looking for a new warehouse facility? Should you build a new facility or should you develop your own world-class infrastructure?

  • Warehousing: A foundation for economic growth Warehousing: A foundation for economic growth

    Warehouses tend to be one of the most ignored elements of infrastructure and logistics, but are a fundamental part of the supply chain.

  • Logistics downside at its worst..with a small but Logistics downside at its worst..with a small but

    South Africa’s logistics industry experienced its worst monthly volumes since records began, according to the latest Ctrack Freight & Transport Index

  • 6 warehouse management trends to watch 6 warehouse management trends to watch

    As the complexity of filling smaller orders faster continues to mount, our analysts expect more operations to embrace the value that WMS brings to the table. Here’s what they believe is on tap this year in the world of WMS and the systems that support it.

  • ‘Chaining’ the warehouse

    By using the body as a metaphor, we can analogise a warehouse as the heart and inventory as the blood within a business’s supply chain network.

  • WES 2.0 WES 2.0

    The first generation of warehouse execution systems brought a new level of orchestration to automated warehouses. The next generation promises to bring a new level of optimisation and productivity to the conventional warehouse.

  • AI – debunking the myths AI – debunking the myths

    Here are some myths and facts about AI and machine learning, and what they can do for your supply chain.

  • Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-COVID world?

    For as long as we know, SMEs have always been the lifeline in SA’s economy, a strong contributor to GDP and employment. In fact, according to a 2019 report by Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda), employment provided by SMMEs increased to 10.8 million in 2019 Q1, accounting for 66 percent of economy-wide employment.

     

  • How to fight the coronavirus pandemic with AI and the IoT How to fight the coronavirus pandemic with AI and the IoT

    With the right use and research, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things could create a safer world for us all.

  • Getting back to my supply chain… wow, it’s changed!

    The end of lockdown may be phasing in, but what happened to my supply chain whilst I was searching for booze and cigarettes? If yours is still there, you’re one of the lucky ones.

  • National supermarket embraces retail-ready packaging National supermarket embraces retail-ready packaging

    Pick n Pay partnered with global supply-chain solutions company CHEP to trial and launch innovative retail-ready packaging (RRP) platforms in its stores across the country.

  • Only the adaptable will survive Only the adaptable will survive

    Companies are thinking way outside of the box to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

    THE PANDEMIC has suddenly made ‘agility’ a key survival skill, rather than just an aspiration for businesses. Here is a look at how some companies have swiftly adjusted, pivoted (sometimes radically) and improvised on the fly.

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