Did the sector news for December 2019 get lost in all the festivities? For your convenience, we start 2020 with a brief recap of the not to be missed trends and innovations in the world of logistics. Read more about T-shirt folding robots, the approaching success of Uber Freight, the wide variety of city hubs, the evolution of warehouse automation, and flying water taxis.
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 th
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.
A new month… a new WDP Digest! The first drone deliveries and blockchain containers are now more than just dreams. More and more companies are taking the ethical high road by optimising their logistics processes and making these more sustainable. And Belgian businesses are opting for solar at sea. Click on an article for more details.
The news we received last month shows that more and more companies and logistics service providers are focusing on sustainability with innovations like electric catenaries for trucks, smart delivery boxes, emission-free deliveries, etc. WDP fully supports these initiatives, which is why we’re showcasing them in this month’s WDP Digest.