IoT in Supply Chain & Logistics

IoT in Supply Chain & Logistics

Oracle gives its cloud-based business apps an AI boost

Smart factories and connected warehouses are among the business functions set to benefit from new AI-powered Adaptive Intelligent Apps from Oracle. Modern artificial intelligence (AI)...

Walmart partners with August Home to deliver direct to fridges

Walmart is working with a smart lock provider to give delivery drivers access to homes while customers are out. Walmart is to test a new...

Risk managers hesitant to give drones clearance for take-off

'Invasion of privacy' is the number one concern for risk managers when it comes to commercial drone deployment, says a Munich Re US survey. Drones...

US Army awards IBM a $135 million cloud support contract

Tech giant IBM has been awarded a $135 million contract to continue providing cloud services, software development and cognitive computing to the US Army. The...

Transport companies lack skills to get the most out of IoT...

Many transport businesses lack the skills and data-sharing processes required to extract maximum value from IoT data , according to a new survey. In the...

SAP: Linking people, processes and things in IoT projects

Tanja Rueckert, president of IoT and digital supply chain at SAP, writes for Internet of Business on the importance of connecting up people, processes and things...

Oracle beefs up its IoT efforts in smart factories push

Oracle has announced a tie-up with Mitsubishi Electric on smart manufacturing and new AI and machine learning enhancements to its Oracle IoT Cloud offering....

Cargo shipping tech specialist MTI completes blockchain pilot

Marine Transport International (MTI) has conducted a successful pilot of blockchain technology, which it claims could revolutionize maritime logistics. The pilot, carried out by MTI...

Ecommerce giant Alibaba opens ‘China’s smartest warehouse’

Cainiao, the logistics arm of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, has announced the official launch of operations at its new smart warehouse in Huiyang, Guongdong...

IBM leads consortium promoting blockchain in food supply chains

Technology company IBM is leading a consortium to explore how blockchain can benefit the global food supply chain. IBM will be joined by food companies...

Smart trucks bring opportunity and loss to supply chains, analysts say

Traditional logistics and freighter supply chain operations are set to be disrupted by the advent of smart trucks, such as those designed by Uber,...

SpaceX launches 12th resupply mission to International Space Station

At 12:31 EDT on August 14th, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission, CRS-12, is...