Monday 19th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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NASA takes first step in $7bn lunar logistics plan

NASA is inviting American companies to comment on the logistics of supplying its proposed lunar gateway – a $7 billion project which will support its Artemis programme to put people back on the Moon by 2024.

Volvo to trial autonomous truck

Volvo is to trial “Vera” an autonomous vehicle to transport goods from a logistics centre to a Gothenburg port terminal, in a collaborative project with DFDS.

Scania reveals multi-purpose concept vehicle

Scania has unveiled a battery electric self-driving urban concept vehicle designed to carry commuters in the morning and evening, deliver goods during the day and collect refuse at night.

Amazon reveals new drone design

Amazon has revealed its latest autonomous latest Prime Air drone design that can fly up to 15 miles and deliver packages under five pounds to customers in less than 30 minutes.

FuturMaster launches AI forecasting

FuturMaster, the supply chain planning specialist, has launched forecasting software that uses artificial intelligence to aid in the launch of new products.

Daimler Trucks invests €500m in automated driving

Daimler Trucks has created a global organisation for automated driving to bring together its worldwide expertise and activities with the aim of putting highly automated trucks on the road within a decade.

Ford explores robot delivery

Ford is working with Agility Robotics to explore the use of robots to make the final delivery from a self driving vehicle.

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.