Wednesday 16th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

Why governments want to tax logistics robots

The first inkling I had that robots were more than simply science fiction came in 1979 – it was a TV commercial (see below) for the Fiat Strada which ran for two full minutes and showed the car being assembled by these amazing machines.

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.