Saturday 24th Feb 2018 - Logistics Manager

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DB Schenker and MAN start platooning trial

MAN has handed over pilot vehicles to DB Schenker and the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences for a platooning project to test networked trucks in daily logistics operations.

First customer for new shuttle system

Kramp, the supplier of spare parts and services in the agriculture, forestry, landscaping and earth-moving sectors, has awarded KNAPP a contract for the first of its new OSR Shuttle Evo systems.

Boeing unveils unmanned air cargo prototype

Boeing has unveiled an unmanned electric vertical take-off and landing cargo air vehicle prototype that will be used to test and develop Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles.

AI set to create more jobs than it destroys

Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates by 2020, according to Gartner. It calculates that AI will create 2.3 million jobs in 2020, while eliminating 1.8 million.

Forklifts take centre stage at IntraLogisteX

Forklift Trucks will have a starring role at the IntraLogisteX exhibition in February with leading players Linde, Jungheinrich, Combilift, Flexi and BYD all taking stands.

The shape of things to come

The challenges and possible solutions for the warehouses of the future come under scrutiny at our round table sponsored by Gazeley, writes Liza Helps.

A vital cog in the wheel

Is packaging keeping up with the rest of the logistics process when it comes to technology? Alexandra Leonards explores the new technologies arriving in the market, and examines some of the biggest challenges being faced by packaging companies.