When chocolate, logistics and a sustainable future become one
WDP is carrying out a project that our teams really get to sink their teeth into: the construction of the new global distribution centre for Barry Callebaut in Lokeren.
Did the sector news for December 2019 get lost in all the festivities?
This month, the sector is bursting with news about Artificial Intelligence and other smart innovations. Read about Hema’s predictive AI software, the announcement of a Belgian pilot project with autonomous trains, the importance of data for society, the profitability of a municipal rental depot, and how Chinese webshops are tackling their greatest challenge.
The October WDP Digest contains some unmissable news from the logistics world: students at Thomas More Geel University made a breakthrough in the automation sector, the new logistics hotspots in the Netherlands are now known, IPP Benelux and Uber Freight tackle empty lorry runs, and Dutch freighter MV Ankie opts for eConoWind’s wind-assisted propulsion.
September brought good news for Dutch shipping: a wider lock complex in the Ijsselmeer region and a partnership with the Panama Canal. And picking & last mile robots are increasingly being used in the Benelux and neighbouring countries. Click on the articles for more details.
This summer was no ‘silly season’ for logistics. It came to our attention that 3D printing, delivery robots and a new app for inland navigation found their way to the logistics sector last month. Click on an article for more details.