Thursday 21st Nov 2019 - Logistics & Supply Chain

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Changing the concept of last mile delivery?

DHL has just completed a three month test of a “Parcelcopter” which automatically delivers and collects parcels from a special pack station. And the UPS Foundation is working on a plan to use drones to deliver vaccines in remote locations. If anyone thought drones were just a fad, here is the evidence that they are […]

Drone deliveries at risk

Global commercial real estate company Colliers International has released a report that says calls for stricter regulations and high property prices could put the future of drone deliveries at risk.

Automating tomorrow’s deliveries

Drones, driverless vehicles, robots, underground tunnels… futuristic delivery options are proliferating, but will they ever replace the ‘man with a van’?

Challenge of change for SC strategies

Nothing stays the same. And that is certainly true for supply chain strategies. Omni-channel retailing, 3D printing, city logistics and the changing dynamics of efficient fulfilment are all set to have a dramatic impact on the way supply chains operate – turning the current model on its head. By Nick Allen.

Supply chain in the front line

At first sight, the term Omni-Channel appears to be no more than a trendy way of expressing concepts that have been going around the supply chain for years. However, it became clear from the debate at the Omni-Channel Conference last month that the term reflects the fact that supply chains are moving into a new […]

Carriers expect to use cargo drones within 15 years

Over 40 per cent of logistics carriers believe they will use drones for delivering goods in the future, according to a study by the National Aeronautical Centre. And they believe it could happen within the next 15 years. The figures come just days after Google revealed it is developing a drone delivery system, Project Wing. […]

Carriers expect to use cargo drones within 15 years

Over 40 per cent of logistics carriers believe they will use drones for delivering goods in the future, according to a study by the National Aeronautical Centre. And they believe it could happen within the next 15 years

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