Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Smart Logistics Newsletter Archives: July 2019

 
T-Mobile launches NB-IoT asset tracking service




T-Mobile has launched what it claims is America’s first NB-IoT asset tracking service following a collaboration with California-based IoT data company Roambee.
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Clovity and Sigfox partner for high-volume asset tracking

Silicon Valley IoT platform provider Clovity is working with Sigfox to create robust multi-band IoT services by providing low-cost, high coverage networks and devices for high-volume asset tracking.
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Kuehne + Nagel AI freight platform launches in Asia Pacific




Swiss logistics company Kuehne + Nagel has expanded its suite of online services with the launch of an AI-enabled digital freight platform in Asia Pacific.
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Bosch targets 2021 to digitise 85% of supply chain




On its path to becoming a major provider of IoT and mobility, German engineering company Bosch is expanding its digital supply chains. By 2021, the company wants to use cloud and platform options to handle more than 85 per cent of its global purchasing volume.
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Businesses failing to unlock ecommerce, says DHL




Businesses must urgently solve their ecommerce supply chain problems to unlock the full value of this powerful channel, according to a DHL report that shows most companies have failed to implement an ecommerce strategy fully despite recognising its importance.
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Hannover Messe teams with IMC for focus on IIoT infrastructure




Hannover Messe, the world’s largest manufacturing exhibition, has struck a cooperation agreement with the IoT M2M Council (IMC), the largest industry group serving the IoT sector, exclusively to cooperate on new exhibitors and conference content.
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Cogneau and Holisol apply data science to supply chains




Indian companies Holisol Logistics and Cogneau Systems are using data science techniques in an artificial intelligence platform focused on the supply chain function.
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Asset tracking firm Nimbelink joins IMC to access IoT buyers




Nimbelink, a provider of turnkey products for asset tracking and other applications, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) – with 25,000 members the largest trade group serving the internet of things technology sector – for better access to OEMs and enterprise users that deploy the technology.
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Volvo drives autonomous vehicles to logistics project




Volvo Trucks' electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of a project to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. The assignment follows a collaboration between Volvo and ferry and logistics company DFDS.
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XPO Logistics pilots smart productivity tools




Connecticut-based supply chain company XPO Logistics is piloting its XPO Smart workforce productivity tools in its less-than-truckload network in North America.
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Skysens picks Semtech for asset tracking at Istanbul Airport




Skysens Teknoloji, a Turkish provider of IoT products based on LoRa, has integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology into its smart asset tracking systems for Istanbul Airport.
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CalAmp helps CTTMX migrate tracking to 3G and 4G




CTTMX, one of the largest providers of vehicle fleet tracking and logistics in Mexico and Central America, is using CalAmp's intelligent telematics devices and smart sensors to migrate its fleet operations from 2G to 3G and 4G networks.
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Hapag-Lloyd and One join IBM blockchain platform




German firm Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (One) have joined the TradeLens blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by AP Moller-Maersk and IBM.
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Milaha deploys Infor warehouse management




Qatar-based logistics company Milaha has deployed software from Infor to help digitise its supply chain and warehouse management operations.
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Bollore invests $100m in Singapore warehouse




French company Bollore Logistics has invested S$100m to equip its Blue Hub warehouse in Singapore with integrated automation and IoT technology to improve storage flexibility, productivity and efficiency.
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Dubai logistics association digitises services




The National Association of Freight & Logistics in Dubai is helping its more than 400 members digitise their services using FreightBro, India's first freight forwarder facing platform.
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