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Pilot shows "augmented reality" could benefit warehouse operations
In tests at a Dutch warehouse, order pickers outfitted with smart glasses outperformed peers by 25 percent.
JDA launches "control tower" software tool to help companies manage supply chain disruptions
Software to balance quick reaction to crises, maintenance of strategic objectives.
Inventory counting on the go
Want to make cycle counting faster and more efficient? Mobile technology could be the answer.
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Labor management software in the age of omnichannel retail
The omnichannel revolution has ushered in sweeping changes for DCs and the people who work in them. It's also changing how retailers use performance-tracking systems.
Report considers current state and future opportunities for self-driving vehicles
DHL research highlights advances and practical applications in logistics.
Executing the omnichannel vision
Omnichannel retailing, or using store inventory to fill e-commerce orders, is one of today's hottest trends. Here are two technologies that can help companies operate in this new environment.
Descartes buys Airclic for $29.7 million
Move expands Descartes' position in mobile supply chain services.
Zebra closes on $3.45 billion purchase of Motorola Solutions' enterprise unit
Deal funded with $200 million cash on-hand, $3.25 billion of new debt.
LaVoie, founder of ArrowStream, dies of injuries suffered in July shooting
Executive had been shot by disgruntled co-worker.
Who's using YMS and why (or why not)
Despite demonstrated benefits, yard management systems haven't seen widespread adoption—particularly among smaller companies. A recent DCV survey offers some clues as to why.

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