Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Smart Logistics Newsletter Archives: December 2018

 
DHL invests $300m to improve technology in North America




DHL plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its 430 facilities in North American facilities and transportation control towers as part of a $300m investment.
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Oracle partners OriginTrail to enable blockchain in supply chain




Oracle is integrating its blockchain cloud service with Slovenian supply chain technology company OriginTrail’s network. The partnership involves several Oracle offices in south-east Europe.
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Aeris IoT helps trucking companies improve operations




Aeris is teaming up with TrackEnsure of Toronto, Canada, to help trucking companies in North America improve operations through IoT technologies. Aeris is providing global IoT connectivity for TrackEnsure to provide its services to lorry carriers’ transportation, fleet, logistics and warehouse management systems.
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Kuehne + Nagel expands digital seafreight platform




Kuehne + Nagel is expanding its digital seafreight platform Sea Explorer into a smart gateway for all liner services in container shipping.
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Škoda develops drone for detecting and counting containers




An autonomous drone is assisting with stocktaking by detecting and counting containers in a collaboration between car maker Škoda and Czech drone specialists Robodrone.
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Competition winner could have entire fleet digitalised




Israeli company Loginno, which converts shipping containers into smart IoT containers, is running a competition that could see a shipping company have its entire container fleet digitalised in 2019.
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Joint venture to establish hyperloop in Hamburg




California-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is bringing its container movement innovations with hyperloop technology into Hamburg, the largest rail port in Europe.
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Trimble and Intelligent Audit partner to improve supply chain visibility

California-based Trimble is working with Intelligent Audit, a freight audit and transportation company, to integrate their services to provide real-time visibility and audit analytics tools for the supply chain.
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