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.
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.
Self-driving delivery vans, warehouse robots, and self-organising logistics. No idea seems too crazy for logistics, according to last month’s news reports. This latest issue of WDP Digest is dedicated to autonomous technology in the logistics sector.