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Amazon patents inner-city drone delivery towers

Online retailer turned technology giant Amazon has applied for a patent for a multi-level fulfillment center to support its drone delivery business. The patent, published...

Feeling the chill: Bringing IoT to cold chain logistics in retail

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Dermot O’Connell, vice president of OEM and IoT solutions for Dell EMC EMEA, discusses how IoT...

OSIsoft SAP tool kills the ‘data janitor’

SAP's Sapphire Now 2017 conference in Orlando is now behind us, but it's always interesting to pick up some of the tastier morsels of partner...

TeleRetail makes plans to transform logistics and delivery

Swiss start-up TeleRetail is testing a delivery robot capable of travelling up to fifty miles. Smart cities need smarter logistics systems if they are to achieve the...

Dunelm boosts supply chain operations with IoT and SAP

IoB speaks to Gavin Chappell, supply chain and merchandising director at UK home furnishing retailer Dunelm, about the challenge of managing supply chain and...

MoD looking at delivery drones to resupply front-line troops

The UK government Ministry of Defence (MoD) is exploring the possible use of drones as a means to resupply soldiers on the front line. As...

Small, fast pilots: The secret of Henkel’s supply chain success

Internet of Business speaks to Wolfgang Weber, a speaker at its Internet of Supply Chain conference to be held in Amsterdam on 17 &...

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...

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...