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Audi

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Audi becomes first car maker to achieve ASI sustainability certification

Audi has become the first car manufacturer worldwide to receive certification from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). The certificate has been awarded for the sustainable battery housing of the Audi e-tron. The ASI Performance Standard certification …

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Working Wisdom: quote about innovation and technology

“A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.” Isaac Asimov (born in Russia on 2 January 1920, died in New York City on 6 April …

FretLink

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: FretLink

In line with its motto, ‘Shipment made simpler’, FretLink connects shippers and carriers through software as a service (SaaS) and a mobile application for drivers. It not only provides more visibility for everyone in the …

DB

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DB revolutionizes precise deliveries with What3words

Logistics companies around the world face a global challenge: imprecise addressing. Large sites such as factories, warehouses or events spaces often have several access points, making specific drop-off locations or delivery entrances extremely hard to …

AI

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European manufacturing industry expects massive boost from AI

Industrial companies in Europe regard artificial intelligence as one of the main drivers of growth, in particular due to the opportunities it offers for greater efficiency, flexibility and differentiation. That is a key takeaway from …

first mile and last mile

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First mile and last mile are critical for flawless delivery performance

The efficiency with which retailers manage their processes at the beginning and end of their supply chain logistics are key to their survival. That claim is made by Zetes – a specialist in identification and …

Walmart

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Retail giant Walmart to track lettuce and spinach from farm to blockchain

In an attempt to further limit the impact of food safety scares and product recalls, US retail giant Walmart is introducing a blockchain database for lettuce and spinach products. In around a year’s time, Walmart will …

sensors

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Sensors: tuning into the supply chain

With its new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors for supply chains, Pharox offers easy-to-manage systems that are scalable, transferrable and can fit into a standardized process. The supplier is responding to the need …

Working Wisdom

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Working Wisdom: quote about innovation and technology

“The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” William Ford Gibson (born 17 March 1948 in South Carolina) is an American/Canadian science-fiction novelist and writer of more than 20 short stories and ten …

Urbantz

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Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Urbantz

Urbantz was founded in Brussels, Belgium, by Jonathan Weber (photo), Michael Darchambeau and Melanie Applincourt in 2015. Their aim was to make the first- and last-mile delivery business sustainable in cities by improving efficiency, reducing …

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