Tags Supply chain and logistics

Tag: supply chain and logistics

China’s plans for global robotics dominance gather pace

Despite the country's current trade showdown with the US, China looks on course to dominate the industrial robotics market of the future, as Jessica...

Gartner: Four best practices for managing digital twins

Gartner analysts set out four best practices for deploying and sustaining digital twin programmes, on the back of research that finds a big increase...

Hancock’s half hour at Hermes: good, but not good enough

Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and (as the BBC satire W1A put it) “for some reason also Sport”, praised delivery...

Rotterdam and IBM plan to create ‘world’s smartest port’ with IoT

The Port of Rotterdam and IBM have today announced a multi-year initiative that will harness IoT technologies to transform the port's operational environment and prepare...

Boeing engineers unveil heavy-lifting cargo drone

Aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled the first stage of its eVTOL (electronic vertical take-off and landing) strategy with a prototype of a 'cargo air vehicle'. In the...

Fleet Complete picks Blackberry radar tech for fleet management

Mobile tech company Blackberry and transport monitoring specialist Fleet Complete have confirmed that they will expand their strategic partnership. Fleet Complete is to purchase...

Blockchain Food Safety Alliance launched to tackle supply chain issues

US retail giant Walmart, Chinese e-commerce company JD.com, technology vendor IBM and China’s Tsinghua University have teamed up to launch the Blockchain Food Safety...

Royal Dirkzwager keep eye on seas with satellite comms and big...

Maritime tracking specialist Royal Dirkzwager has used technology from Software AG to help clients keep a closer eye on vessel movements. For Netherlands-based Royal Dirkzwager...

Zuhlke: Insurance sector can’t afford to ignore the IoT opportunity

In an exclusive interview, Brewster Barclay of Zuhlke tells Internet of Business that insurance companies need both imagination and technical know-how to drive business...

Ocado’s robots offer ‘safe pair of hands’ for packing shopping

Online retailer Ocado has developed a robotic system capable of packing bags with all the care and dexterity of a human.  UK-based online grocery retailer...

Semtech develops disposable LoRa IoT nano-tag

Semiconductor specialist Semtech extends its product and services reach further into IoT networking technologies with a new disposable LoRa-enabled Nano-tag for IoT. Already known to Internet of...

Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer launch IoT R&D centre

Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer are teaming up on applied research to solve real-world logistics challenges, initially using NB-IoT. When experts argue that governments should...
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