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The rise of artificial intelligence – Why the logistics sector needs to innovate to accommodate

The rise of artificial intelligence – Why the logistics sector needs to innovate to accommodate

The logistics industry is ever evolving, one of the major changes being the rise in artificial intelligence, which is inevitably having a major impact across all parts of the distribution chain. Logistic players, both large and small may be left wondering what these changes will mean for a human workforce in the near future. Tony Hughes, CEO of Huthwaite International, discusses the emerging trends in AI, such as voice recognition, as well as the pros and cons of this developing technology for companies.

Commercial telematics market size worth USD 114.28 billion by 2025, according to Hexa Research

Commercial telematics market size worth USD 114.28 billion by 2025, according to Hexa Research

The global commercial telematics market is expected to reach USD 114.28 billion by 2025 on account of to the rapid penetration of smart connectivity systems in passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles.

Flow wrapping technology is sealing the future for packaging

Flow wrapping technology is sealing the future for packaging

By Peter Miller, managing director of Tisomi Ltd.

Figures suggest that since the start of the 21st Century there has been a three-fold increase in the use of automated packaging machinery in the global food sector and flow wrapping systems are influencing this transformation, allowing a vast array of jobs, once done manually, to be performed with greater speed, accuracy and efficiency.

Voice and the omnichannel advantage

Voice and the omnichannel advantage

By Philip Jarrett, director of sales & marketing, BEC (Systems Integration) Ltd.

Researchers find drivers begin to develop bad habits just two weeks after passing their test

Researchers find drivers begin to develop bad habits just two weeks after passing their test

Drivers begin to develop bad habits just two weeks after passing their test, according to research.

Moving with the times - WMS/Voice Picking Special Technology report

Moving with the times - WMS/Voice Picking Special Technology report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke with a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments within the Warehouse Management System and Voice-directed picking space – including those concerning SaaS/Cloud and Big Data.

Robust growth and investment opportunities in European self-storage market

Robust growth and investment opportunities in European self-storage market

New research from JLL and the Federation of European Self Storage Associations (FEDESSA) reveals that the number of self-storage facilities in Europe increased by more than 500 in Europe in the last year.

UK government urged to remove stealth diesel tax exemption for commercial second engines

UK government urged to remove stealth diesel tax exemption for commercial second engines

Almost two thirds (62%) of UK citizens would support a government move to end a stealth tax exemption for diesel used in smaller second engines of commercial vehicles.

How will automation impact warehouse operations and management?

How will automation impact warehouse operations and management?

By Eric Carter and Mark Wilkinson, supply chain consultants, Indigo Software.

The warehouse is one of the areas within a business where the adoption of automation and artificial intelligence has progressed more quickly than in other functions.

FTA issues checklist for no-deal Brexit to Keep Britain Trading

FTA issues checklist for no-deal Brexit to Keep Britain Trading

The UK logistics sector is urging caution to ensure that UK trade and industry can continue to operate seamlessly post-Brexit.

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