Is Automation Only For Large Companies? An Interview With SSI SCHAEFER

SSI SCHAEFER’S series of webinars will premier in March. Pre-register at this link: https://pages.ssi-schaefer.com/a-i45-cold-chain-logistic-solution-webinar To stay competitive in a pandemic climate, many food and beverage businesses might have considered, researched and even strategised co-opting automation solutions to their operations. For many of them, the term automation still implies machines or…

A Step-By-Step Guide To Automating Your Cold Chain Operations

In an insightful webinar by Swisslog, with guest speaker from the Warehouse & Transport Association of Australia, innovative options for manufacturers on different levels of their automation journey were explored.  In the recent past, the topic of empty supermarket shelves made headlines all around the world. Consumers, panicked about the…

Glowing Prospects For Cold Chain In The Philippines

With growth rates rivalling China and a young and growing population, the Philippines is one of the most dynamic economies in Asia. By SSI SCHAEFER. Reinforced by higher private consumption due to lower inflation, steady growth of remittances and improving real incomes, the Philippines has enjoyed annual Gross Domestic Product…

Cutting Energy And Operational Costs To Maximise Capabilities In The Cold Chain

Having automated their production lines, many companies are turning to logistics automation to further optimise their complete production and logistics operations, reduce costs, and improve customer service levels. Contributed by Dematic (Malaysia) Sendirian Berhad. The cold chain sector is evolving quickly in Asia, expanding to meet the changing dietary habits of…

The Role Of Packaging In Cold Chain Logistics

By 2050, the human population is projected to hit 10 billion, putting already overstretched resources at risk. To alleviate such concerns, Miguel Campos of food packaging supplier Advanta, explains how cold chain technology will secure the future of food for the expanding population, with particular reference to packaging material choice.  …

A Smarter Cold Supply Chain For A New Era In Online Grocery Shopping

Digitisation is changing the food supply chain, says Karl Deily, President of Sealed Air Food Care.   When Amazon ventured into the grocery category with its AmazonFresh offering in 2017, the company most likely looked at regions like Asia-Pacific where about 37 percent of Asia-Pacific consumers already use online grocery…

10 Ways ASRS Reduces Costs And Improves Cold Chain Performance

The high costs of land, labour and energy are driving the increased use of space and cost-efficient Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS) for the distribution of foodstuffs requiring refrigeration. In this article, Dematic outlines 10 ways ASRS reduces costs and improves cold chain performance.   Smaller building footprint with…
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