Thursday 2nd Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Cimcorp and Conveyor Networks partner

Conveyor Networks is to represent Cimcorp in the UK market, focusing on intralogistics solutions for the food retail and e-commerce markets.

Robot rate of adoption accelerates

The rate at which robots are being adopted is increasing, and there could be 20 million in use by 2030, according to a study by Oxford Economics.

Partners develop robotic piece picking technology

Element Logic has joined forces with RightHand Robotics to launch a commercial test project which integrates its software system for managing AutoStore with RHR’s RightPick robotic piece picking system.

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.