Wednesday 18th Sep 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Hyundai develops wearable robot

Hyundai Motor Group has developed a wearable robot – the Vest EXoskeleton – designed to assist workers who spend a long time working in overhead environments.

Zalando tests mobile picking robots

A  test project at Zalando with Magazino’s mobile picking robot TORU has been completed – opening the way for the expansion of the robot fleet and the move to a larger operational area are on the agenda.

Drone services set to expand rapidly

The global drone services market will expand at a compound annual growth rate of 32.5 per cent between now and 2027, according to a study by Transparency Market Research.

NASA pushes ahead with $7bn lunar logistics plan

NASA has taken the next step in its $7 billion lunar logistics plan – asking companies for proposals to deliver cargo, science experiments and supplies to the Gateway to support Artemis missions to the lunar surface.

Starship robots hit 100,000 deliveries

Starship Technologies has become the first autonomous delivery service to complete 100,000 commercial deliveries. The company made the announcement as it closed US$40m in Series A funding and revealed plans to expand its service to 100 university campuses around the world in the next 24 months.

Zalando to build automated DC near Rotterdam

German online retailer Zalando is to start construction of its first Dutch fulfilment centre at a business park near Rotterdam which will serve customers in the UK, Benelux, France and Spain.

On-road platooning trial to start later this year

The first phase of on-road truck platooning trials are scheduled to take place later this year, according to Fusion Processing, whose CAVstar optical and radar sensors will gather data on how other drivers behave around the platooning trucks.