Smart Logistics News

Maxim helps cold-chain designers improve accuracy

Designers of cold-chain pharma and other temperature-sensing applications could improve accuracy and operation with two analogue ICs from California-based Maxim Integrated. The Max 31889 digital temperature sensor is said [...]

Iveda platform uses Bluetooth and wifi for asset tracking

Arizona-based Iveda has launched its Pinpoint platform and Bluetooth trackers and sensors for consumer and business applications. Pinpoint uses a base station with dual-band wifi and Bluetooth capability that [...]

XYZ Robotics raises $20m to develop logistics robots

XYZ Robotics, a developer of a 3D vision system and end-of-arm tooling for logistics and industrial automation, has announced a series A+ round of nearly $20m. The Massachusetts- and [...]

Digital Matter receives N-Tick for Australian LoRaWan

Digital Matter’s battery-powered GPS tracking devices have been N-Tick certified for use on the National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo) LoRaWan in Australia. They have been integrated with the N2N-DL [...]

Trimble enhances TMS for logistics providers

California-based Trimble has enhanced its transportation management system (TMS) products – TMW.Suite, TruckMate and Innovative IES – for carriers, brokers and third-party logistics (3PL) providers. “We remain focused on [...]

Geek+ robots streamline Banggood warehouses

Banggood is using autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) from Chinese firm Geek+ to power its growing cross-border ecommerce business with automatic sorting operations. Geek+ has implemented the large-scale AMR sorting [...]

Idelic and Lytx integrate driver safety technology

US companies Idelic and Lytx have integrated their driver management and telematics platforms to help fleets manage safety. Pennsylvania-based Idelic’s Safety Suite is a driver management platform for improving [...]

Semtech and AWS create LoRa asset tracking kit

Semtech and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are working with Tensor IoT to simplify IoT development by offering asset tracking and smart building kits using LoRa technology and AWS IoT [...]

DHL has Idea for optimising warehouses

DHL Supply Chain is optimising e-fulfilment for online shops with its Idea plug-and-play software that uses algorithmic analysis and data science to optimise picking routes and warehouse staff allocation, The [...]

Locomation and Wilson Logistics pilot autonomous trucking

Locomation and Missouri-based Wilson Logistics have completed an on-road autonomous driving pilot programme transporting commercial freight. The pilot is seen as a significant step for both companies as they pursue [...]

Geek+ deploys mobile robots in Walmart Chile warehouse

Chinese autonomous mobile robot (AMR) company Geek+ is expanding into South America with its first robotics project, providing smart logistics to Walmart Chile, the largest supermarket chain in the [...]

Eight countries form autonomous shipping alliance

Eight countries have formed a network to encourage the development of autonomous shipping. Named MassPorts, the network comprises the port authorities of China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, South [...]