Sunday 22nd Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Automation helps Sports Direct cut costs

Automation helps Sports Direct cut costsAutomation at Sports Direct’s warehouse helped the retailer reduce operating costs by 3.6 per cent last year, chief executive Mike Ashley said in the group’s results for the year to 29th April 2018.

Second AutoStore system for Ocado

Ocado has installed an AutoStore system from Swisslog at a new general merchandising distribution centre in south-east London.

When is a drone not a drone?

When is a drone not a drone? The answer, it appears, is when it is an autonomous vehicle, pilotless aircraft, satellite, space craft, underwater ROV, marine surface vehicle and even a hybrid system.

Deutsche See to see with smart glasses

Fish and shellfish sales company Deutsche See is to employ the use of pick-by-vision solution from Picavi at its main business site in Bremerhaven, Germany to improve accuracy and efficiency as the smart glasses guide employees through the picking process.

German platooning trials start

Practical platooning trials have started in Germany in a project involving DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences.

Universal robots launches flagship cobot

Universal Robots, which makes collaborative robots, has launched a new flagship e-Series cobot, which includes technology advances that enables faster development for a wider variety of applications.

Starship prepares for commercial rollout

Starship Technologies has appointed Lex Bayer chief executive and received €21.4 million in additional funding to aid in commercial roll out of its autonomous delivery robots.