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    August 23, 2016

    9 Dangerous Obstacles That Will Ground Your Indoor Logistic Drones

    Posted by Matt McLelland

    Since the Innovation Lab's inception in 2015, we have been looking forward to the possibilities of drones in the logistics industry. We are excited about the game-changing capabilities drones bring to our warehouses and yards––and we have no shortage of ideas and eagerness to test them out.

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    Topics: Innovation

    August 16, 2016

    ​How The New FAA Ruling Affects Outdoor Drones In Logistics

    Posted by Matt McLelland

    On June 21, the FAA finalized the rules for commercial UAVs or drones. Until now, commercial use of this technology was a bit of a gray area.

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    Topics: Innovation

    August 09, 2016

    Why Drone Applications in Warehousing Are Not Realistic—For Now

    Posted by Matt McLelland

    As a gadget nerd, I was one of the first kids on my block to get a drone. The problem was that I was 40 years old at the time—so I really did look like a nerd.

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    Topics: Innovation

    August 02, 2016

    Why Supply Chain Visibility Is Good For Your Bottom Line

    Posted by Steve Hitchings

    Have you ever felt as if you are leading from the back of the pack?  Without the proper information to make qualified decisions and drive improvements in your business.  Do you feel there are gaping holes in your supply chain or between your execution systems?  Supply chain visibility could help alleviate some of your pains and drive bottom line benefits.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    July 27, 2016

    ​5 Signs Your Supply Chain Network Design is Poorly Optimized

    Posted by Nathan Beene

    Supply chain network design is a crucial part of any supplier's business strategy. The distribution centers, delivery routes, time taken in between deliveries, and end destination are all steps that have to be monitored and tweaked at every chance to ensure an optimized network.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Excellence