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DB Schenker deploys autonomous robot in Czech warehouse

At its contract logistics site in Pardubice, Czech Republic, DB Schenker has implemented an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) in the warehouse around 120km east of Prague. The robot named [...]

Infor WMS manages Saudi Arabian Pepsi bottling plant

Pepsi franchise MenaBev has implemented Infor’s warehouse management system (WMS) at its more than 300,000-square-metre bottling facility in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Underpinning MenaBev’s end-to-end operation, from raw material receipt [...]

Ford to test drone logistics in Canada

Ford Motor is working with Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) and the University of Toronto’s Institute of Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) towards testing an automated drone as it tracks and lands [...]

Intel lidar measures boxes in seconds

Intel is using lidar technology to help the logistics industry measure the dimensions of boxes and pallets within seconds The Intel RealSense DWS dimensional weight software is a legal-for-trade-ready, [...]

Fetch and Vargo integrate fulfilment system

US companies Fetch Robotics and Vargo have worked together on an integrated fulfilment system. Californian firm Fetch specialises in cloud robotics while Ohio-based Vargo provides material-handling systems integration, warehouse [...]

Semtech develops asset tracking reference design

A LoRa Edge tracker reference design has been developed by Semtech in collaboration with Actility and Tago.IO, leveraging both companies’ expertise in asset tracking. The design includes LoRa cloud [...]

1NCE and Trilliant partner on smart meter connections

Trilliant, a North Carolina-based provider of smart communications in the IoT, smart energy and smart city space, is partnering with 1NCE to deliver low-cost cellular connectivity designed to make [...]

Schneider adds smart solar edge devices

Schneider Electric Solar has expanded its energy management ecosystem with smart edge devices. As part of Insight, the French company’s energy management ecosystem, InsightHome and InsightFacility can provide simplified [...]

Delta goes to university to test EV and grid balancing

Delta, a Taiwanese specialist in power and thermal management, is collaborating with Brandenburg University of Technology on an on-site proof-of-concept to test the feasibility of enabling a smart grid [...]

NES increases energy efficiency in Switzerland

Networked Energy Services (NES), a California-based smart grid provider, is deploying its integrated hardware and software for dual relay control for Swiss business and residential consumers. This allows DSOs [...]

Genus and NanoLock partner on smart meter security

Genus Power and NanoLock Security are working together to secure smart meters and prevent utility cyber attacks and fraud. Israeli firm NanoLock’s device-level product is bringing cyber protection and [...]

MDS makes it So for smart meters

Morrison Data Services (MDS), a data services provider to the energy and water market, has been awarded a smart meter contract with UK renewable energy supplier So Energy. MDS [...]