European Supply Chain Day 2016

European Supply Chain Day Interview: What have you learned about the logistics industry since joining Ti? Our newest researchers Sam Sprigg and Madison Bird describe their experience with the industry so far, and how much they have learned. What did you know about Logistics before joining Ti? MB: My previous knowledge about logistics basically stems…

Technology without data- like a car without petrol

The phrase “future of logistics” has found its way in to innumerable reports, blog posts, tweets and news articles with increasing frequency. Here at Ti we’ve used the phrase on many occasions including as the title of our conference series. The focus of many excitable articles appears to be the assumption that the future of…

Augmentation versus Automation: Where and why systems are used in warehouse fulfilment operations

Lets start first by defining the terms I have used here: when referring to augmentation, this should be interpreted as the use of technology to assist human workers; conversely, automation is intended to be understood as measures taken to replace the labour force. To some extent, the division between augmented and automated warehouse picking systems…