IoT in Supply Chain & Logistics

IoT in Supply Chain & Logistics

The voice of the warehouse worker

Workers in supply chain operations are increasingly using voice commands and responses to get picking, packing and replenishment tasks completed.  This week, fast food chain...

Hermes and Starship Technologies to test delivery robots in London

German logistics giant Hermes has partnered with Starship Technologies to trial self-driving robots in London.  Plenty of attention has been given in recent months to...

Zebra launches intelligent loading system in bid to drive connected supply...

US-based tracking technology company Zebra Technologies is set to launch a new product to improve the loading of goods in public and private trailers. Dubbed...

Matternet leapfrogs Amazon to complete first city drone delivery

Switzerland's national mail service Swiss Post has signed up California-based drone company Matternet to assist with the delivery of laboratory samples between two hospitals. In...

Three signs deal with Cisco Jasper for IoT

Mobile operator Three Group has announced a deal with Cisco Jasper to help its enterprise customers launch their own IoT services.  Three intends to offer Cisco’s...

HPE’s ‘proof of concept’ approach to future supply chain improvements

Jan Roodenburg is vice president for EMEA of supply chain and operations at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Volker Heinle is director for EMEA of...

IoT start-up EVRYTHNG secures $24.8 million in second round of funding

IoT smart products platform, EVRYTHNG, has closed its Series B funding round with $24.8 million, led by San Francisco-based investment firm Sway Ventures. Toronto-based Generation Ventures...

Sensor could cut UK bovine mortality rates by up to 80...

Sensors placed on cows' tails could help save the lives of animals and their offspring during calving season, by predicting when mothers are due to give birth. The developers of...

Could IoT put an end to the supply chain blame game?

Supply chain: Who's at fault when manufacturing production plans are scuppered by raw-material delays - and could IoT help? Where along the supply chain does...

What data does a ‘digital twin’ run on?

So-called 'digital twins' have been hailed as one of the top Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to track in 2017. They're software-based 'representations' of physical...

Deutsche Post DHL, Huawei sign connected supply chain partnership

Mail and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to develop a range of...

Oracle broadens IoT cloud offering with four new solutions

Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) offering with four new cloud-based services designed to help businesses incorporate connected devices and make the most...