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Ford unveils self-driving concept van

Ford has unveiled “Autolivery” – a self-driving van concept that would work in tandem with drones to pick up and collect goods and packages in urban areas.


Amazon patents drone parachute

Amazon has patented the transport of goods from drones to homes via parachute. This comes soon after the e-commerce giant patented an airborne fulfilment centre designed for service deliveries made by drones.

DHL expands Airfreight Plus network to Russia and CIS region

DHL forms partnership with Huawei Technologies

Deutsche Post DHL Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with technology company Huawei Technologies. The partnership is to develop a range of supply chain solutions for businesses using industrial grade Internet of Things systems and hardware.


CKF develops ‘low cost’ robot palletising cells

CKF Systems has developed a number of ‘low cost’ robot handling cells – the equipment is designed for companies operating a manual palletising line. The supplier of automated handling and robotic solutions’ ‘AC25 Robot Palletising Cell’ is priced at £80,000 – CKF said that the product provides payback in under two years.

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Amazon granted patent for flying DC

Ecommerce giant Amazon has a patent for an airborne fulfilment centre (AFC) which would be used to service deliveries made by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or ‘Drones’.

Maplin to use iForce returns service

Maplin, the consumer technology retailer, is to use iForce Revive as an additional service to the existing multi-channel fulfilment solution.