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Ambi Robotics selects DWFritz to manufacture AI-powered robotic systems for global shippers

Ambi Robotics selects DWFritz to manufacture AI-powered robotic systems for global shippers

Ambi Robotics and DWFritz Automation (DWFritz) have entered into a partnership to build custom robotic solutions for Ambi Robotics’ supply chain customers.

CEVA Logistics enters Leaders Quadrant in Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

CEVA Logistics enters Leaders Quadrant in Gartner 2021 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide

CEVA Logistics has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of the 2021 Magic Quadrant Third-Party logistics, Worldwide report.1 This marks the first time for the company to be recognised as a ‘Leader’ after eight years in the Challenger quadrant.

Dakota & Truckfile join forces to create voice-directed maintenance & inspection solutions

Dakota & Truckfile join forces to create voice-directed maintenance & inspection solutions

Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and voice-directed solution specialist, has formed a partnership with Truckfile, the UK-based provider of web-based Fleet Management, Workshop Management, Drivers Check and Compliance Systems to the haulage transport sector.

Abbey Logistics forms strategic partnership with Cisternas Amarillo S.

Abbey Logistics forms strategic partnership with Cisternas Amarillo S.

Abbey has formed a new partnership with Cisternas Amarillo S.L (Amarillo), a large bulk powder road tanker company based in Seville, Spain and part of the full-service logistics company, Pantoja Grupo Logistico.

Prologis snaps up Park Royal site for last mile logistics hub

Prologis snaps up Park Royal site for last mile logistics hub

Prologis, the UK owner and developer of industrial logistics parks has acquired a 150,000 sq ft unit in Park Royal, London, in an off-market purchase and leaseback for approximately £70 million.

Pallet-Track CEO lobbies government to tackle chronic HGV driver shortages

Pallet-Track CEO lobbies government to tackle chronic HGV driver shortages

The chief executive of one of the Midlands’ fastest-growing logistics companies is leading a rallying call to government to address the UK’s chronic shortage of HGV drivers.

Could Amazon be forced to sell its logistics arm and Facebook part ways with Instagram?

Could Amazon be forced to sell its logistics arm and Facebook part ways with Instagram?

Controversial plans to break up ‘big tech’ monopolies, which could force e-commerce giants to sell off services such as Amazon Logistics, Google Maps, YouTube and WhatsApp, have been given the green light.

Human Digital Twin: The digital counterpart to the human worker

Human Digital Twin: The digital counterpart to the human worker

By Axel Schmidt, Senior Communications Manager, ProGlove.

Several organisations are familiar with making use of Digital Twin modelling to improve operations. This digitised model typically enables firms to map the physical characteristics of a production environment as well as its processes.

One person in four risks sharing confidential work-related information

One person in four risks sharing confidential work-related information

A new survey carried out by KnowBe4 Research shows that nearly a quarter of employees are unsure whether the information they are working with is confidential or not. “Indicates poor training and follow-up by management,” is the verdict of Research Director Kai Roer.

BluJay approved as member of Solar Impulse World Alliance Network, receives ‘Efficient Solution’ Label for Sustainability in TMS

BluJay approved as member of Solar Impulse World Alliance Network, receives ‘Efficient Solution’ Label for Sustainability in TMS

BluJay Solutions, provider of global supply chain software and services, has launched its sustainability programme with its approval as a member of the Solar Impulse World Alliance.

Pall-Ex invests in new urban fleet to support increased home delivery demand

Pall-Ex invests in new urban fleet to support increased home delivery demand

Pall-Ex is hoping to secure additional market share, with the recent addition of new urban delivery vehicles to its fleet.

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