Semi-automated Sorting System

Material Handling and Logistics

Panasonic has introduced Visual Sort Assist (VSA), which combines scanning technology and projection to speed up the process of sorting parcels on a conveyor belt

Data Capture and Sorting of Smalls

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] One-stop shop solution combines data capture and sorting of small shipments in one single system. Small shipments are currently still sorted manually most of… The post Data Capture and Sorting of Smalls appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

UPS opens $100 million sorting hub outside Paris

DC Velocity

Largest investment ever in the country. Transportation

Fives AMR Boosts High-Speed Sorting Options

Logistics Business Magazine

The autonomous mobile robot (AMR), called GENI-Ant, can transport and sort both standard and extremely small, unstable items, while allowing high speed and capacity. “We The post Fives AMR Boosts High-Speed Sorting Options appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Datalogic Imager Designed for High-Speed Sorting Applications

Logistics Business Magazine

Scanning expert Datalogic has released the AV500 imager, described as an innovative 2D image-based barcode reader developed for sorting applications. The post Datalogic Imager Designed for High-Speed Sorting Applications appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

USPS patent envisions sorting robots aboard mail trucks

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Patent and Trademark Office recently granted USPS a patent for a sorting robot intended to work inside a delivery vehicle’s “freight… The post USPS patent envisions sorting robots aboard mail trucks appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Dive Brief: The U.S.

Online Boutique Farfetch Partners with Sorted on Delivery Software

Logistics Business Magazine

Manchester-based software specialist Sorted, which describes itself as a ‘global delivery experience platform’, has announced that it is partnering with Farfetch to help connect Farfetch’s network of luxury boutiques and partners across the world.

Plenty to sort through regarding the future fate of NAFTA

Logistics Management

For more than a while now, there has been a general sense of confusion, when it comes to the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). There are many reasons for that premise, to be sure. At the top of that list, of course, is that President Donald Trump has made it very clear he is not a NAFTA supporter, at times often suggesting it could, or should, go away, and at other times saying he may be with OK with some changes.

Amazon deploys 'Pegasus' robots in sortation centers to reduce miss sorts

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Dive Brief: Amazon Robotics, already a staple of the company’s fulfillment center operation, has now moved into its sortation centers for the first time, the… The post Amazon deploys 'Pegasus' robots in sortation centers to reduce miss sorts appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

UPS opens £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK

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UPS, a provider of supply chain solutions, has opened a new £120m package sorting and delivery facility in London, UK. Image: UPS has opened a new package sorting and delivery facility in London. LBR Staff Writer. Published 15 May 2018.

Fluence Automation acquires parcel processing technology firm

DC Velocity

Package sorting equipment manufacturer buys Post Integrated Solutions to meet rising e-commerce demand. Material Handling

Talking to Myself about the Top 25 Supply Chains

Material Handling and Logistics

Sorting out what it actually means to be ranked as one of the top supply chains in the world

U.S. infrastructure construction costs pose threat to economy

Fleet Owner

is plagued by the same sort of cost disease that afflicts the country’s education and health care It seems like infrastructure in the U.S.

Gap Inc. Speeds Up Warehouse Operations With Robotics, AI

Supply Chain Brain

replaced manual picking and sorting operations with an automated system, resulting in a big boost in productivity at its distribution center Gap Inc.

New technologies on display in Cleantech Challenge

Fleet Owner

Across the commercial vehicle market, there are all sorts of people working on some pretty amazing projects that will ultimately make the trucking industry even more efficient than it already is

In six months, a 3x faster cog in Walmart distribution machine

Fleet Owner

New consolidation center to automate sorting LTL freight to truckload, revising what's now a manual process and allowing greater agility at a big step in the retail giant's supply chain model

Parcel Shipping Services:  Understanding SmartPost and SurePost

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Packages start with UPS or FedEx and end up at a USPS sorting facility for final delivery by letter carriers on their regular routes. By now, you’re probably well-acquainted with the potential for parcel shipping services like UPS SurePost and FedEx SmartPost to save you big money.

Cross-Belt Sorter

Material Handling and Logistics

BEUMER Group has introduced the BG Sorter, a high-performance sorter available for sorting any kind of items, such as parcels or bagged goods

We're Close to a Crucial Breakthrough for Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Brain

We have fantastically accurate information available quickly about all sorts of things in the supply chain — but these nodes of data-gathering are like narrowly-focused spotlights on an otherwise dark stage

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The PortCast E2: Craig Fuller of Freight Waves Pt2

Dedola Global Logistics

Craig Fuller: Well, look, I think it’s sort of consistent and will be consistent to the end of time. I mean, assuming there’s nothing sort of that breaks that, like geopolitical constructs or say a natural disaster. And that’s forcing everyone to sort of adopt it.

Meet Volvo's 'radically different' electric self-driving tractor system, Vera

Fleet Owner

Volvo Trucks has unveiled an all-electric, fully autonomous tractor of sorts designed for specific applications to help address freight and driver challenges.

Why Logistics Companies are Upgrading to Mobile Payments with Robin Gregg

The Logistics of Logistics

07:45] While we were prepping for this interview, I said that I thought everyone was using some sort of technology or automation for payments, but you explained that is not the case. [00:49] Please tell us about you and your company. I’m Robin Gregg, CEO of RoadSync.

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When it comes to technology identify, evaluate

Fleet Owner

This is a very exciting time for the trucking industry with all sorts of new technology coming into the market and being developed almost on a daily basis.

Geek+ Robotics Highlighted at Annual Microsoft Gathering

Logistics Business Magazine

On stage, the Microsoft tech leader operated the Geek+ S20 intelligent sorting solution, demonstrating in real time how the sorting robot can adjust his course when encountering an obstacle (in this case a large teddy bear) thanks to an easily operated application platform operating the AI system.

The Marijuana Supply Chain: Is Home Delivery Next?

Logistics Viewpoints

It used to be that if you wanted marijuana, you got the flower bud and smoked it in either a joint or pipe of some sort. Today, however, the options are expanding.

'19 F-150 Raptor can tell when truck is mid-air, manage throttle off-road

Fleet Owner

Ford is upgrading its F-150 Raptor for 2019 with new continuously-adjusting suspension technology and a sort of low-speed "cruise control" that manages difficult off-road terrain while the driver only has to steer.

The PortCast E2: Craig Fuller of Freight Waves Pt1

Dedola Global Logistics

I think we try to differentiate between a lot of industry conferences, particularly ones put on by mostly associations, which tend to be driven a little bit more on a sort of long form format and sort of traditional, you know, same set of speakers each time.

Pro drivers to the rescue on the practice of flashing brights to signal space to merge, and a highway-speed-cutoff PSA

Overdrive Online

Trump says U.S.-China trade deal could be pushed off until after 2020 election

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While the topic of tariffs and United States-China trade tension tends to generate some sort of response from supply chain stakeholders, the ones most heard… The post Trump says U.S.-China China trade deal could be pushed off until after 2020 election appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Blogs Features customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Not one IoTa—but many BACK from the EDGE

Fleet Owner

I’ve watched him learn to identify faces and all sorts of objects using his vision. I’m amazed at what I am learning about business and transportation by observing my 14-month-old grandson. He is learning to respond to sounds from his name, to Alexa

Trump says U.S.-China trade deal could be pushed off until after 2020 election

Logistics Management

While the topic of tariffs and United States-China trade tension tends to generate some sort of response from supply chain stakeholders, the ones most heard tend to be common refrains along the lines of “what now?,” “OK…,” or “we will have to wait and see,” among others.

Böwe Systec Announces Parcel+Post Expo Plans

Logistics Business Magazine

Sorting specialist Böwe Systec has announced its plans for next month’s Parcel+Post Expo in Amsterdam. Smart sorting automation is an integrated concept from Böwe Systec that consists of a suite of solutions that do just that.

Third quarter U.S. GDP leaves a bit to be desired

Logistics Management

Following a very average second quarter GDP number of 2%, the new number for the third quarter, which was issued by the United States Department of Commerce yesterday, is really more of the same, albeit down one basis point to 1.9%.

A short trade cycle to a 2020 Peterbilt 389, custom touches shown out at MATS

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Step deck-toting independent owner-operator Tad Schultz of Peosta, Iowa, has moved in recent years to a pretty quick “trade cycle” of sorts in his one-truck… The post A short trade cycle to a 2020 Peterbilt 389, custom touches shown out at MATS appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Italian Automator OCM Delivers New Facility to DHL Express Bulgaria

Logistics Business Magazine

Together with the automated sort machine, capable of handling volumes as per business needs, OCM provided the express courier with the intelligent software, to manage all processes. Italian material handling specialist OCM has delivered a new automated facility to DHL Express Bulgaria.

VanRiet to Focus on UK with Flagship IMHX Display

Logistics Business Magazine

VanRiet Material Handling Systems, specialist in automatic transport and sorting solutions, is to present its flagship HC Sorter at this year’s IMHX in Birmingham. The company, well known for its high capacity shoe sorting technology, is putting focus on the UK market.

Interroll to Provide Sorters to French Postal Hubs

Logistics Business Magazine

Three of these sorting systems will be installed for three different entities within the La Poste group in France: La Poste Roissy Hub (August 2020 – Roissy), DPD (July 2020 – Billy-Berclau) and Viapost (June 2020 – Argonay).