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UPS and Verizon test 5G for drone deliveries

Logistics giant UPS is working with Verizon subsidiary Skyward to test 5G for delivering products using drones. Skyward and UPS Flight Forward announced collaborative efforts to deliver retail products [...]

IBM blockchain tracks carbon footprint of fashion goods

Covalent, a fashion brand recently launched by California-based Newlight Technologies, is using IBM blockchain so consumers can track the carbon footprint and supply chain of its eyewear and handbags. [...]

SAS and CH Robinson rewrite how supply chains work

Logistics company CH Robinson and data analytics firm SAS are joining forces to rewrite the way global supply chains work as they become increasingly more complex. Until now, supply [...]

Iridium tracks vessels using solar power

Satellite communications firm Iridium has announced commercial availability of a secure, maintenance-free, solar-powered remote asset tracking and management device. With over-the-air configuration capabilities, the Iridium Edge Solar is for [...]

Ritase digitises Indonesian container port

Start-up Ritase is digitising container services in the Indonesian container terminal at Tanjung Priok. The integrated trucking haulage system was developed with NPCT1, one of the largest container terminal [...]

Bureau Veritas and Optel tackle Covid-19 supply chain

French firm Bureau Veritas is partnering Canadian company Optel to launch V-Trace traceability technology for Covid-19 vaccines along the whole supply chain. Bureau Veritas specialises in testing, inspection and [...]

UCloudlink and CVITC partner on smart containers

Hong Kong mobile technology company UCloudlink is working with logistics firm China Vehicle Interconnected Transport Capacity Technology (CVITC) to develop smart containers. For domestic and international freight markets, the [...]

Controlant IoT monitors Pfizer Covid vaccine supply chain

Icelandic firm Controlant is providing monitoring and supply chain visibility to Pfizer for the global delivery of its Covid-19 vaccine. Controlant specialises in real-time supply chain monitoring and visibility [...]

FedEx acquires ecommerce firm ShopRunner

FedEx has completed its acquisition of Chicago-based ecommerce platform ShopRunner, which directly connects brands and merchants with online shoppers. ShopRunner’s capabilities should complement and expand the FedEx ecommerce portfolio [...]

Valsoft acquires warehouse management software provide WiSys

Valsoft, a Montreal-based company specialising in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses, has acquired WiSys, a provider of warehouse management software, headquartered in Marietta, Georgia. Michael [...]

PassTime adds cellular location to GPS asset trackers

Colorado-based PassTime GPS, a provider of automotive and IoT GPS products, is incorporating Polte’s cloud location over cellular (C-LoC) technology into its Encore range of asset trackers. PassTime and [...]

Envirotainer uses Vuzix AR for Covid-19 training

Swedish air transport firm Envirotainer is using Vuzix smart glasses and augmented reality (AR) technology to train staff in handling Covid-19 vaccines. Envirotainer specialises in secure cold chain for [...]