Mercedes-Benz Vans, US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop have started a pilot project in Zurich to test an efficient van and drone-based system for on-demand delivery of e-commerce goods. The pilot project represents a significant milestone for autonomous aerial systems: it is the first time that extensive beyond-line-of sight drone operations… [read more]
The Norwegian Forum for Autonomous Ships has taken the initiative to start an informal network for information exchange and cooperation between national or regional organisations working with autonomous ship technology and applications. More information at http://www.autonomous-ship.org. Want to no more about autonomous systems, look at the conference program.
After very successful Unmanned Cargo Ground Vehicle Conference editions, Jakajima as organiser of the conference has decided to integrate the conference in the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will last two days. ‘We noted that attendees of the Unmanned Cargo Ground Vehicle Conference were also interested to attend other related conferences and in new topics’ stated… [read more]
After very successful Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference editions, Jakajima as organiser of the conference has decided to integrate the conference in the Cargo Innovation Conference, which will last two days. ‘We noted that attendees of the Unmanned Cargo Ship Conference were also interested to attend other related conferences and in new topics’ stated Pieter Hermans,… [read more]
Panalpina and the U.S. based 3D printing company Shapeways have entered into a strategic partnership which will enable both companies to expand their digital manufacturing capabilities globally. Panalpina sees digital manufacturing and 3D printing specifically as a perfect complement to its Logistics Manufacturing Services (LMS) offering, giving customers the possibility to customize products and bring… [read more]
If 3D printing is going to have a major impact on how we make things, it will definitely have an impact on how and when we receive them. As one of the largest purveyors of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) services in the world, DB Schenker is looking closely at the impact 3D printing… [read more]