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Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to buy startup Geometric Intelligence Inc. to help the ride-hailing company create a new artificial-intelligence research lab and stay ahead of efforts to develop self-driving vehicles.
Equipped with new sensors and smart software, automatic guided vehicles are pursuing and eliminating non-value-added movement of goods in warehouses and DCs.
(January 17, 2017)
For all the political turmoil across the globe, 2016 was by all accounts very good for the supply chain, which saw acquisitions, investments, technological advancements and record growth. (December 23, 2016)
Articulated robots are the largest segment, accounting for $12.97 billion following increasing usage in packaging and healthcare sectors. Food and beverage industry expected to post highest growth rate at 7%. (December 20, 2016)
Association for Advancing Automation presents data from daughter organizations Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Motion Control and Motor Association (MCMA) and Automated Imaging Association (AIA). (December 19, 2016)
IDC releases predictions that suggest manufacturers slow to adapt will not survive, but leaders will also face a new set of challenges. (December 19, 2016)
Swisslog Warehouse and Distribution Solutions acquired Forte in April 2015 and PAS in April 2016. (November 29, 2016)
In Whirlpool Corp.’s Clyde, Ohio, factory, mobile robots have automated the delivery of parts to the line. The result is a more consistent, efficient and safer operation. (November 08, 2016)
Manufacturer introduces “high-tech mailman” to navigate a busy facility. (November 08, 2016)
RIA reports the market set new records for the first nine months of 2016. (November 02, 2016)
Robotic palletizing improves healthcare manufacturer’s efficiency and ergonomics as its production volumes rise.
(October 19, 2016)
iNovia Capital, Caterpillar Ventures, GE Ventures and previous investors invest $30 million to expand Clearpath's new OTTO Motors division's development of indoor, self-driving materials handling vehicles. (October 17, 2016)
As the flow of materials through production has become faster and steadier, the company’s employee downtime has been eliminated.
(October 13, 2016)
Von Hollen previously held senior management roles at Daimler-Benz aerospace, Deutsche Telecom and Pentair. (October 03, 2016)
The latest update now confirms some familiar trends while also providing valuable glimpses of upcoming trends that are likely to shape the future of logistics, from the adoption of self-learning systems to leveraging the possibilities of smart energy logistics. (September 29, 2016)
DHL's 2016 Logistics Trend Radar report says that worldwide supply chains are beginning to undergo a fundamental transformation as more “artificial intelligence” is deployed to handle both the domestic and international movement of goods. (September 29, 2016)