Smart Logistics News

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 [...]

Advantech and Quanergy bring lidar to smart cities and logistics

Taiwanese firm Advantech is working with California-based Quanergy Systems to create lidar-enabled 3D IoT technology for smart city and logistics applications. Advantech provides industrial computing and Quanergy builds lidar [...]

Carrier and AWS transform cold-chain monitoring

Florida-based Carrier is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to transform how food, medicine, vaccines and other perishable goods are moved and monitored globally Carrier’s Lynx digital platform aims [...]

Digi monitors food for Schwan’s Home Delivery

Schwan’s Home Delivery, the largest direct-to-home food delivery provider in the USA, has selected SmartSense by Digi monitoring to protect critical inventory across its delivery fleet and depot locations. [...]

Greenbriar invests $500m in Uber Freight

New York investment firm Greenbriar Equity Group has bought a $500m stake in Uber Freight, the ride-hailing firm’s logistics arm. The series A preferred stock financing values Uber Freight [...]

Oracle helps tackle supply chain problems

So organisations can build resilient and agile supply chains, Oracle has updated its Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (Cloud SCM) to help users increase collaboration across supply networks, [...]

Semcon tests autonomous technology at Swedish port

Swedish technology company Semcon is conducting a feasibility study for Yilport to investigate how transport flows in the port of Gävle can be made more efficient using autonomous vehicles [...]