Saturday 27th May 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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UPS trials drone delivery

UPS has tested an autonomous residential drone delivery; launched from one of its package vehicles.

Why governments want to tax logistics robots

The first inkling I had that robots were more than simply science fiction came in 1979 – it was a TV commercial (see below) for the Fiat Strada which ran for two full minutes and showed the car being assembled by these amazing machines.

Amazon patents parachute for drone deliveries

Amazon has patented the transport of goods from drones to homes via parachute. This comes soon after the e-commerce giant patented an airborne fulfilment centre designed for service deliveries made by drones.

Real time parcel tracker set for launch

A device that allows the location and condition of a parcel to be monitored in real time will get its official launch at the end of this month.

Are you ready for the challenge of the New Year?

Just before Christmas the news emerged that Amazon has applied for a patent on an airborne fulfilment system that uses an airship floating at 45,000 feet to hold stock and a fleet of drones to handle the actual deliveries.

Geodis completes tests of warehouse drones

Geodis and Delta Drone are planning to launch a prototype automated warehouse inventory system using drones early next year following completion of a series of tests.

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