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Cold storage and e-grocers: Changing environments
With more consumers than ever shopping online for groceries the Cold Storage supply chain is entering a rapidly changing era of consumer expectations. The need for supply chain technology integration, transparency and adaptability is crucial to meeting customer demands and responding to changing environments.Watch on Demand
Traceability and food safety in cold storage
Traceability in all areas of the supply chain has become increasingly important. The global food supply chain today has evolved into a tangled web as companies seek to enhance their capabilities to feed the world’s growing population. As the general population becomes more informed about the food they are eating, consumers and federal regulators require a heightened amount of information on the path the food follows from growth to consumption. Learn more about how food safety problems affect public health and the livelihoods of industries, companies and employees and how food traceability requirements are changing.Watch on Demand
Labor recruitment challenges in cold storage
While labor recruitment is a consistent concern for the entire supply chain market, it is especially difficult for cold storage. Cold storage can be an incredibly harsh environment to work in, making it hard to find workers who are willing to spend a shift in those conditions. It’s a challenge that comes with many expensive pitfalls, including recruitment and training costs, and all for workers who might elect to move on when a new offer comes along.Watch on Demand
Improve energy efficiency in cold storage warehouses
Energy efficiency not only has an impact on the environmental sustainability of your business; but in Cold Storage it is often a major differentiator on your bottom line. Optimizing energy efficiency in your operation can increase profits, competitiveness and client-facing capabilities.Watch on Demand
How does automation drive cold storage efficiencies
Adding automation to your cold storage facility brings a wealth of benefits and added value with a strong return on investment. From driving energy consumption down, to utilizing vertical space, automation in cold storage can reduce the dependency on manpower in harsh conditions where labor recruitment is difficult. Additionally, as the regulations of the track and trace of frozen goods increase, it’s important to utilize automation solutions to correctly.Watch on Demand
Upcoming Series and Classes
The FMCG industry has been challenged with increasing numbers of Stock Keeping Units (SKU) while retail customers demand smaller delivery quantities. As manufacturers change how they produce and distribute their products, mixed-load pallet building emerges as one of the most efficient approaches companies can embrace. However, it increases complexity and the amount of labor required to fulfill customer orders.
Our master class examines how optimizing picking processes with automation technology can help FMCG companies increase efficiency and lower cost, while supplementing the human workforce.
Session Dates: April 6, 13, 20, 27
All sessions are 11–11:30 AM CET