Kivnon, the Auto Guided Vehicles company (AGV), and robotics company ABB have partnered up to develop a new collaborative robot AGV for the logistics and distribution industry.
The world’s first emergency drone delivery service has been launched in Rwanda. The Rwandan government will now make up to 150 on-demand emergency deliveries every day to 21 transfusing facilities in the west of the country.
$30million is to be spent on developing Clearpath robotics’ self-driving ‘OTTO Motors’ materials handling vehicles.
Six key technologies set to change the logistics industry by 2030, according to Markus Kückelhaus, vice president of innovation & trend at DHL.
DHL Supply Chain has run a pilot test with French robot technology “EffiBOT” for an automated order picking operation in Unna, Germany. The robot is an automated trolley, which follows pickers through the warehouse and “takes care of most of the physical work.”