MAKING SUPPLY CHAINS SMART

About Smart Technologies

The enhanced benefits from smart technologies cannot be harnessed as bespoke solutions. To be able to obtain exponential benefits from the adoption of smart technologies, there is a need to bring all the different parts together – the effect of confluence.

Unlike “integration” that tries to glue various parts and components together, “confluence” manages the interfacing of various technologies and ensure it smooth flow – an output that will raise the level of operating efficiencies and effectiveness.

Confluence Technologies is founded on the premise of its belief – that smart technologies optimum benefits can be derived through a strategic and tactical understanding of how it can be adopted for effective execution.

Featured Technologies & Partners
Internet of Things – Sensors and Trackers for Assets, Labour and Workflow Management
Partners: Unabiz & Ubudu

AI-enabled Application Systems – Customised Machine Learning apps to enable smart management of jobs and tasks
Partners: InfoLog (WMS), Datrics

Autonomous Technologies (software) – The software automation process aims to reduce the level of human intervention and increase autonomous flows across functions, tasks and partners by automating mundane and repetitive tasks through RPA
Partners: Automation Anywhere, Cyclone RPA

Autonomous Technologies (robotics) – Managing the conveying and transportation of goods within a confined operating environment (warehouse or factory) through the adoption of autonomous mobile robots
Partners: Syrius Robotics, BotSync

Immersive Technologies – Enhancing the control tower and digital twin management through the use of Augmented and Virtual Realities
Partners: Hiverlab, Vostok

Case Study – The Smart Warehouse: Enabling Intelligent Warehouse Operations
Objective
Extending from WMS to create an AI-enabled warehouse management operations that utilises APIs to drive optimum efficiencies and effectiveness through on-demand task allocation and jobs execution.

Core Elements

  • Warehouse Management System
  • API with Machine Learning capabilities to assign tasks and allocate jobs based on a set of specially configured algorithms
  • NLP Voice-Activated device as an interface between Operators and System
  • Indoor Operators and Assets Tracking using UWB/BLE Anchors, Gateways and Tags
  • Conveying/Intra Warehouse Transfer using Autonomous Mobile Robots
  • Execution requirements
    – A working WMS
    – Development of ML-API
    – NLP interface for voice activation
    – IoT with Indoor Tracking application
    – Autonomous conveying applications and capabilities (optional)

Smart Technologies is part of the development work of Confluence Technologies Pte Ltd
Email – smart.technologies42@gmail.com