Friday 14th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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FedEx on track to investing $200 million in CSR by 2020

FedEx is ahead of its plan for FedEx Cares goal of investing $200 million in more than 200 global communities by 2020 according to the company’s 2019 Global Citizenship Report which focuses on the company’s corporate social responsibility strategies in the areas of company economy, people, and environment.

Mercadona invests €120m in automation

Mercadona, the Spanish supermarket chain, is investing more than €120 million in automation for its fresh food at four new distribution centres located in Seville, Valencia, Alicante and Zaragoza.

Industry faces ‘blockchain fatigue’

Nine out of ten blockchain-based supply chain initiatives will suffer “blockchain fatigue” by 2023 owing to a lack of strong use cases, according to research by Gartner.

Ocado fire caused by battery charger fault

The fire at Ocado’s Andover fulfilment centre was caused by an electrical fault in a battery charging unit that caused the plastic lid on the top of a grocery carrying robot to catch alight, the company has revealed.

UPS supports vaccine drone delivery in Ghana

UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, are to support the expansion of a medical drone network in Ghana with California-based automated logistics company Zipline to provide on-demand emergency deliveries of medical supplies.