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Geek+Speak: The Logistics Automation Podcast
Podcast by www.geekplus.com
Jun 9, 2023
Episode 11: Product Slotting Pt 2 of 2
In 2023, Geek+ Picking System smart software handles all the organizing, analysis and data crunching when it comes to product slotting. Our bots simply rearrange the product for you at night and during down time.
May 26, 2023
Episode 10: Product Slotting Pt 1 of 2
Product slotting—the term logistics professionals use for the process of organizing and optimizing SKUS in a warehouse or distribution center. In this episode (which is part one of a two-part analysis of slotting) we’ll take you back and remember how warehouses were traditionally organized. We’ll hear some slotting disaster tales from our guests… And this is all in anticipation of part two, where you’ll hear all about how automation has revolutionized the slotting game!
May 11, 2023
Episode 9: Tech + Tenacity, Geek+ Americas' Jing Jin Pt 2 of 2
"Pockets of people who have been very successful in their career tend to come from a very tight-knit group that was highly focused on something and went through huge challenges together," says Jing Jin, Head of Solutions at Geek+ America. In the second half of this two-part interview, Jing Jin, Head of Solutions at Geek+ America: 💡Focuses on hiring strategies to maximize your team 💡Talks about how Geek+ continues to find solutions for the tightening of the labor market post-COVID 💡Gives some inspiring advice on tackling burnout while ceaselessly pursuing excellence
Apr 28, 2023
Episode 8: Tech + Tenacity, Geek+ Americas' Jing Jin Pt 1 of 2
Building a team from scratch is tough in any profession, but robotics starts ups are uniquely demanding. It's learning to combine past work experience with new technology while balancing hard skills, soft skills and incredibly long hours. Over the next two episodes, Geek+ Speak: The Logistics Automation Podcast is proud to share an honest and inspiring conversation with the Head of Solutions at Geek+ America, Jing Jin. In part one, Jing tells us how she built Geek+ Americas' first Solution Design Team, her thoughts on conquering imposter syndrome and advice she has for anyone looking to enter the logistics field.
Apr 7, 2023
Episode 7: Building a Mixed Fleet: Part 2 of 2
Building a Mixed Fleet: Part 2 of 2 Part two of our podcast on how to build a mixed robotic fleet is out now! We’re debating the adoption of VDA 50/50, the costs vs. benefits of building a mixed fleet and so much more… Join John Santagate, Vice President of Robotics for Körber Supply Chain and Andrew MATSUI, Head Of Key Accounts Success for Geek+ Global, for this episode of Geek+ Speak: The Logistics Automation Podcast. Subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Podcasts. And please submit your questions to us in the comments below. We might make your question our next podcast episode.
Mar 17, 2023
Episode 6: Building a Mixed Fleet: Part 1 of 2
How to build a mixed robotic fleet is a hot topic in the industry right now. Whether you’re talking about housing different robotic solutions, that serve different functions, under one roof or you want to have those robots working in cooperation with each other There’s so much to discuss. So let’s get started!
Feb 16, 2023
Episode 5: Cost Benefit Analysis of Robotic Automation Part 2
If you follow us on LinkedIn or have browsed our website, you're already familiar with the direct benefits of automation: increasing your warehouse throughput by 4x, reduced operating costs, increased accuracy, storage density and so much more. But what about the lesser know direct and indirect benefits, reasons to automate that only automation experts know? On this episode of Geek+ Speak: The Logistics Automation Podcast, hear from experts who have spent their entire careers in automation and who have walked hundreds of clients through the automation process. This is the second half of our Cost Benefit Analysis episode of automation. If you haven't listened to the first half, please download episode 4.
Dec 8, 2022
Episode 4: Cost Benefit Analysis of Robotic Automation Part 1
You’ve been seriously thinking about automating your warehouse. You’ve read the brochures, seen the videos, and you’re almost ready to talk to a solutions expert. But you want to know more before you jump in. On this episode of Geek+ Speak: The Logistics Automation Podcast, we’re doing a cost benefit analysis of automation to help you prepare for that big first meet up with an expert. In this two-part series, well discuss why customers, just like you: Decided to automate in the first place The costs to consider And all the benefits you can expect
Nov 4, 2022
Episode 3: Facing the Post Pandemic Peak Season Labor Shortages
How are warehouses expected to find seasonal labor when high-paying, entry-level warehouse jobs are sitting empty? Look, we can’t solve the global labor shortage. But we can help your Peak Season orders get out on time. On this episode of Geek+Speak: The Logistics Automation Podcast, we’ll tell you all about how reliable automated solutions can: 👉Quickly ramp up production on short notice 👉Guarantee flexibility in the future when consumer demands change (and they will change)! 👉 your throughput, even if your’e already using automation Join Simon Houghton, Head of Sales and Marketing for Geek+ UK and Ireland, and Andrew Matsuii, Head Of Key Accounts Success for Geek+ Global for this episode. Subscribe to our Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher.
Oct 28, 2022
Episode 2: Reverse Logistics For Peak Season
The reverse logistics process is a time consuming and costly pain for companies. With the major uptick in e-commerce sales (read: way more returns), companies are finally facing up to the fact that in order to be successful, they need to accept reverse logistics as part of their ecosystem. In this episode of Geek+ The Logistics Automation Podcast, we discuss what’s new in automated reverse logistics and how automated solutions can provide money saving data while helping to build a greener planet. d ASRS to AGVs and why AMRs are now the emerging robot of choice. Please submit your questions to us on LinkedIn (Geek+) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org We might make your question our next podcast episode.
Sep 29, 2022
Episode 1: AMR Flexibility Vs. Robotic Solutions of the Past
How much do you know about what it takes to automate a warehouse? Maybe you’re in the logistics industry but completely new to automation Or maybe you tried automating once before… And got stuck with a no-good fixed infrastructure solution of the past. Don’t worry, either way we’ve got you covered. In Geek+Speak: The Logistics Podcast, we take an in-depth look at the problems facing today’s industrial warehouses and how automation can provide relief. Today in the podcast we discuss: How to tackle your fear of automating The flexibility of an AMR system The history of robotic solutions: From fixed ASRS to AGVs and why AMRs are now the emerging robot of choice Please submit your questions to us on LinkedIn (Geek+) or via email at email@example.com We might make your question our next podcast episode.