DB Schenker to operate autonomous coastal container feeder

DB Schenker, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, has revealed plans to operate an innovative zero-emission coastal container feeder in Norway. The fully electric vessel has a unique design, making it the first of its kind in the world. Having just signed a pre-study agreement, DB Schenker and its cooperation partners – the furniture… Continue reading DB Schenker to operate autonomous coastal container feeder

The “Race” to Win the Autonomous Truck Market

The author, Steve Banker, after a ride along in an autonomous truck from TORC There is no doubt that autonomous trucks will change the face of logistics. But there are questions that many would like clarity on around this cutting-edge technology. What kind of trucks will they be? When will we see autonomous trucks on… Continue reading The “Race” to Win the Autonomous Truck Market

Gideon launches autonomous loading forklift

Gideon, the robotics and AI solutions company, has announced a pioneering new solution – Trey, an autonomous forklift for truck trailer loading and unloading operations. Trey loads and unloads pallets entirely autonomously, saving more than 80% of a worker’s time. It operates safely, consistently, and reliably in dynamic environments, working side by side with people.… Continue reading Gideon launches autonomous loading forklift

Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

I recently changed continents and realized that my favorite hair styler wouldn’t work in the U.S., so I went online to order it. It is one of those high-end brands with global recognition, and to my surprise, the manufacturer’s own website did not have any stock and no indication on when it would be available.… Continue reading Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

STILL participates in autonomous driving research project

The vision of autonomously driving transport vehicles in production halls or warehouses is to come within reach thanks to the European research project IMOCO (Intelligent Motion Control). On the German side, the project is led by the Hamburg-based intralogistics specialist STILL, a subsidiary of the KION Group. The project is scheduled to end in the… Continue reading STILL participates in autonomous driving research project

C.H. Robinson and Waymo launch strategic partnership focused on autonomous trucking

Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson and Mountain View, Calif.-based Waymo Via, the trucking and local delivery unit of autonomous driving technology company Waymo, announced today they have teamed up on a long-term strategic partnership focused on mutually exploring the practical application of autonomous driving technology in both logistics and… Continue reading C.H. Robinson and Waymo launch strategic partnership focused on autonomous trucking

Precision semi-trailer backing for autonomous trucks

Outrider, a pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, has released fully autonomous trailer backing capabilities to its fleet. This proprietary technology enables autonomous yard trucks to back trailers into tight spaces with precision and without modifications to trailers. These capabilities are now available as part of the Outrider System, which automates distribution yards… Continue reading Precision semi-trailer backing for autonomous trucks