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5 Impacts of Autonomous Freight Trucking on Supply Chains
Autonomous trucking is a new technology that can truly benefit every step of supply chain management, it will bring large reductions in costs for companies and potentially address many of...

Other Voices: The need for an evolved supply chain in e-commerce
Supply chains can improve customer experience by making it easy to send data up and down the chain, with real-time information delivered via APIs and automated updates.

Autonomous Vehicles for Fulfillment and Delivery a ‘$250B revolution,’ Says IDTechEx
Suppliers following a traditional model of equipment sales should consider "a subscription platform in their business model to offer maintenance and upgrades, especially cloud-based software updates."

Report: Global Next-Gen Supply Chain Market to More Than Double to $75B by 2030
Future of logistics to be driven by artificial intelligence, blockchain, Internet of Things, AR, drones, 5G and robotics.

Robotic unit orders show growth over last year
Robotic Industries Association (RIA) statistics report more than 5% increase

ACT Fulfillment invests in collaborative robots
Inflexibility motivated the 3PL to explore a collaborative solution, leading to a ROI in five months.

How mobile robots boost productivity
While autonomous mobile robots can reduce the labor requirement that warehouse operators often struggle to fill, in many cases, AMRs are deployed to work alongside humans—­not in place...

Cronin joins IAM Robotics board
Supply chain technology veteran brings experience to growing robotics company

Finding the Sweet Spot in Metal 3D Printing
Engineers need to evaluate part complexity, design freedom and time-to-market considerations when making a business case for metal 3D printing.

Other Voices: 10 Operational Steps to a Peak Season Home Run
The best time to prep for holiday peaks is last year. The second best time is right now.

Tompkins Robotics partners with PULSE Integration
Partnership to offer fully modular robotic sortation solution ideal for retailers needing to ramp up for holiday or peak seasons.

Shopify completes acquisition of 6 River Systems
The transaction adds 6 River Systems' cloud-based software and fleet of collaborative mobile robots called “Chuck” to the Shopify Fulfillment Network, accelerating its growth.

Self-Driving Cars Will Outperform Humans Within 10 Years, ANSYS Survey Says
ANSYS' Global Autonomous Vehicle Report uncovers consumer perceptions and expectations of autonomous vehicles.

Research from Interact Analysis outlines potential challenges ahead for warehouse automation market
Report predicts double-digit growth for 2019 and 2020, headwinds expected in 2021. Service, maintenance and aftermarket sales will become an increasingly important part of system integrators' business models.

Körber Acquires Majority Stake in Cohesio Group
The Australian-based company is a leading integrator of voice-directed and autonomous mobile robotics (AMR) solutions for logistics.

Transportation Technologies: First Autonomous Yard Spotters, Then Autonomous Over-the-Road Trucks
An in-depth look at how autonomous spotters and trucks will impact the supply chain over the next five to ten years.

Deloitte/MAPI Study: Smart factories key to tripling stalled labor productivity growth rate by 2030
More than 86% of survey respondents believe smart factory initiatives will be the main driver of manufacturing competitiveness in the next five years, though only 51% are making/have made investments.

FMI: Rapid industrial automation remains a turning point of collaborative robots market
Global collaborative robots market anticipated to experience 26% CAGR in next 10 years due to factors such as growing adoption of automation in end-use industry and reduction in labor cost.

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) opens its largest North American office In New York
Denmark's fastest-growing robotics manufacturer and industry leader in autonomous mobile robots adds first showroom outside of headquarters with space for double the employees in MiR's largest market.

Shopify set to acquire 6 River Systems for $450 million
Ottawa-based Shopify, a multi-channel commerce platform, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Waltham, Mass.-based 6 River Systems, a provider of collaborative warehouse solutions. The purchase price is $450...

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