Industry 4.0 Smart Warehousing Solution Shows Promise in Asia-Pacific

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By Kangrui Ling | 4Q 2019 | IN-5634


DHL Making Waves in APAC


Deutsche Post DHL Group’s supply chain solution arm, DHL Supply Chain, successfully deployed its DHL digital twin smart warehouse technology solution for Tetra Pak’s Singapore warehouse. The solution recreates a 3D model of the warehouse with Internet of Things (IoT) data collected from sensors, allowing for the real-time analysis, and thus optimization, of warehouse operations. This is the first time DHL’s digital twin project was launched at such a scale, with Asia-Pacific chosen for its first deployment.

The solution helps the Tetra Pak warehouse:

  1. Reduce congestion and improve resource planning/workload allocation by equipping supervisors with real-time operational data from sensors;
  2. Maintain 24/7 coordination of operations, resolving safety and productivity issues as they arise;
  3. Maintain lead-time of inbound and outbound goods through a DHL control tower that monitors operations, with goods being correctly shelved within 30 minutes of receipt and ready for shipment within 95 minutes;
  4. Minimize operational risk and improve emp…

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