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FedEx and Volvo demonstrate platooning in North Carolina and…

Logistics giant FedEx has used advanced driver assistance system (adas) technology to conduct on-highway lorry platooning tests as part of a research collaboration with Volvo Trucks and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority.
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…DB Schenker trials platooning in Germany

In a pilot project, DB Schenker, Man Truck & Bus and Hochschule Fresenius University demonstrated the use of platooning in the logistics industry with two digitally networked lorries.
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Kuehne + Nagel opens control centre in Columbia

At a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Bogotá, Colombia, last month, Kuehne + Nagel unveiled its first regional logistics control centre for integrated logistics in South and Central America.
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Oracle extends warehouse management capabilities

To reduce logistics costs, optimise inventory levels and improve customer service, Oracle has extended its warehouse management system (WMS) cloud capabilities with heightened inventory visibility through yard management.
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XPO builds digital warehouse for Nestlé

Connecticut-based XPO Logistics is building a digital warehouse for food and drink giant Nestlé. The 60,000-square-metre distribution centre will be at the Segro East Midlands Gateway Logistics Park in Leicestershire, UK.
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Finland tests blockchain for logistics hub

The Finland government is working with Dutch company Essentia One – the decentralised interoperability protocol – to create a blockchain-based logistics hub.
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Infor updates warehouse management for Saudi Arabia’s largest logistics provider

Saudi Arabia’s largest logistics service provider Almajdouie Logistics has upgraded its warehouse management system using technology from New York-based software company Infor.
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