The global warehouse robotics market is expected to reach AUD 8 billion by 2025. The increasing importance of automation in the manufacturing sector is driving the market for robotics across the globe, according to a recent report released by Hexa Research. The products find utility as material handling equipment in various industries including automotive, food & beverage, … Continue reading Global warehouse robotics market to be worth $8bn by 2025
The Quick Group has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Kuehne + Nagel, a global logistics company operating in airfreight, seafreight, contract logistics, and overland businesses. Quick will continue to offer tailor-made solutions to all the industries they serve and will operate as independent specialised product brands: Sterling Aviation, QuickSTAT, Quick Healthcare, and Quick … Continue reading Kuehne + Nagel to acquire the Quick Group
Charlie Macdonald, Chief Information Officer, DB Schenker AU/NZ, recently shared insight on the impact of disruptive technologies on the transport and logistics sector with the university of Sydney’s Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. Macdonald has over 25 years’ experience working around the globe in the transport and logistics industry, and a passion for learning … Continue reading DB Schenker CIO AU/NZ on the cloud, disruption and technology
Thanks to the city’s adoption of Big Data and Internet of Things analytics, Adelaide could soon be Australia’s smartest city, according to a global authority on the use of technology in government. At the 2017 Australian Smart Communities Conference on 30 May, Adelaide was singled out as an example of government using technology to better … Continue reading Adelaide on track to be Australia’s smartest city
Australian vehicle traffic data being collected via satellite could soon be used by the Australian, state and territory governments to plan for future investments in essential transport infrastructure. Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher has released the terms of reference for the Data Collection and Dissemination Plan project, with a draft plan scheduled for release … Continue reading Harnessing big data for transport, infrastructure planning
One of the biggest complaints from telcos is they are drowning in customer rich data and are struggling with effectively using the insights to improve day-to-day operations and their supply chains.
Unleashed Software CEO Gareth Berry looks back over three of the biggest predictions made for the manufacturing and logistics industry in 2014, to see how the prognosticators fared.
Business operations heavy on logistical concerns are becoming more focused on dealing with “big data”, but what systems are coming online that can help deal with such volumes of information?