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DHL, Wärtsilä announce successful completion of warehouse robotics experiment

DHL, Wärtsilä announce successful completion of warehouse robotics experiment

July 12, 2017 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

DHL and Wärtsilä, a Finnish manufacturer of power sources and other equipment, completed joint testing of mobile robots from Fetch Robotics at one of Wärtsilä’s warehouses in Kampen, the Netherlands. The trial found that robots travelled more than 30 kilometers per day, contributed to productivity, and made for a saferRead More

Second ‘cohort’ of startups offer demos at RocketSpace, Kaleido accelerator

Second ‘cohort’ of startups offer demos at RocketSpace, Kaleido accelerator

June 29, 2017 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

The 10 startup companies taking part in the second Logistics Tech Accelerator Program, hosted by Kaleido Logistics and the RocketSpace co-working firm, took part in the project’s Demonstration Day yesterday, showcasing the work they have done building their logistics-related business over the last several months. Also known as “Cohort II,”Read More

GEODIS tests motion controlled lifting machinery [VIDEO]

GEODIS tests motion controlled lifting machinery [VIDEO]

April 27, 2017 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

The concept that made Nintendo Wii a household name is making its way into the logistics business, with the ‘Com’hand’ system, which offers “intuitive control capabilities for lifting and handling machinery.” GEODIS is now testing the controllers at a manufacturing site of Saint-Gobain. The system was developed by Siatech, withRead More

Warehouse 4.0: Smart tech brings transparency to global supply chain

Warehouse 4.0: Smart tech brings transparency to global supply chain

March 1, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Under bright fluorescent lights, only a slight whirring sound could be heard as the Swift robot turned a corner and glided down the neatly arranged aisle, packed 10 feet high with drug store items. Having sensed the correct spot, Swift – a white pillar on hidden wheels and a singleRead More

Panalpina implements new WMS in half of its warehouses

Panalpina implements new WMS in half of its warehouses

February 17, 2017 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

Panalpina has implemented a single warehouse management system (WMS), known as JDA, across 50 of its logistics facilities around the world, representing about half of its warehouses worldwide. Two weeks ago, the 50th site, in Lyon, France, went live with the JDA WMS. Shortly before that, JDA was implemented atRead More