Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Smart Logistics Newsletter Archives: April 2018

 
Penske adds event-triggered video safety to lorry fleet




Penske Logistics is introducing fleet safety technology through a video-based safety programme in more than 2800 of its heavy-duty lorries across the company's North American operations.
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Sigfox to provide event logistics in Singapore




The Sigfox network is set to improve event logistics in Singapore following a deal between Swiss logistics provider Agility and IoT company UnaBiz.
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Maersk extends data visibility to external parties




Danish container shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk is making data available to external parties to improve customer visibility. It is using technology from Finnish IoT company Youredi.
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FourKites provides real-time location tracking for Walmart




Walmart has selected Chicago-based FourKites to provide real-time location tracking and predictive shipment arrival times across its Canadian operations, spanning more than 400 stores and more than a dozen distribution centres.
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Weyland brings mobile commerce to DPex logistics




Hong Kong-based Weyland Tech has launched its mobile commerce and logistics platform across Asia with its partner, Singapore company DPex.
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CES becomes gathering point for IoT buyers




Audits of attendees to the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas indicate that the event has become one of the world's largest gathering points for IoT buyers, according to the IoT M2M Council (IMC).
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Robotics start-up raises $25m to add AI to warehouses




Massachusetts-based robotics start-up Six River Systems (6RS) has announced a $25m series B round of financing to help bring machine learning and artificial intelligence to warehouse management.
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French companies develop warehouse drones




After almost two years of development, a completely automatic warehouse inventory system using drones, designed by French companies Geodis and Delta Drone, will be operational by the end of 2018.
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