Sunday 17th Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Ocado strives for future revenue growth

Ocado has released its preliminary 2018 results which show a 12 per cent increase in retail revenue, 15.8 per cent increase on solutions revenue and 12.3 per cent increase in group revenue.

Major Australian retailer choses WITRON

Major Australian retail company Coles has selected WITRON to deliver two automated ambient distribution centres in Queensland and New South Wales as parts of its supply chain modernisation program that will improve availability for more than 21 million of its customers while lowering costs.

Siemens opens robotised module factory

Siemens has opened a completely automated battery module factory in Trondheim, Norway with a robotised and digitised production line featuring eight robotic stations with a capacity of up to 300 MWh per year to cater to the worldwide demand for reliable battery solutions.

Christmas sales growth for Tesco

Like-for-like sales in the UK grew by 1.2 per cent in 19-week period to 5 January 2019 whilst Booker grew by 9.6 per cent.

Robotic welder for the Cartwright Group

Trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer the Cartwright Group has invested in a fully programmable robotic welder at its South Manchester production facility, as well as other investments to boost productivity.

5 supply chain trends for 2019  

FuturMaster has outlined its 5 key supply chain trends to look out for in 2019 which includes AI, collaboration, IoT and cloud solutions, as well as Brexit.

Micro-bots to cut road disruption

The government plans to invest £26.6 million to build micro robots to repair the UK’s underground pipe network and prevent disruption of roadworks in the future.