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Top 7 Industrial Internet of Things Trends in Manufacturing

The “Internet of Things” (IoT) describes the increasing amount of internet-enabled connections between physical items like thermostats, toothbrushes, and refrigerators.  For example, there are “smart” toilets that can autonomously analyze your stool and send dietary recommendations to your computer. This all might sound like science fiction, but the IoT is real, and it’s here to stay.  That’s bad news for the […]

US Army Testing Delivery Drone for Resupply Missions

Surely you’ve heard about Amazon’s drone project. In the near future, delivery drivers may be replaced by flying robots. That’s not the only industry being disrupted by the emerging technology of delivery drones. At this year’s Sea Air Space trade show, it was revealed that the U.S. Marine Corps is working on a delivery drone called the TACAD […]

5 Routing And Delivery Trends To Watch Out For In 2017

It’s 2017. The new year brings new challenges, new innovations, and new opportunities. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to make more money, then you’re going to need to adapt to all these changes. New delivery techniques and technologies are always being developed, and it’s the businesses that take advantage of these developments […]

6 Views: How New Technology Is Transforming Logistics

No industry is safe from the transformative power of technology. Take the news industry, for example. The rise of the internet has forced newspapers to shift their focus from physical print to online publishing. The internet has changed many businesses, in fact, allowing for the formation of entire new industries (such as e-commerce) while rendering other industries […]

Self-Driving Delivery Vehicles Coming To Japan In 2017

What if you didn’t need drivers to deliver your packages? Imagine all the time and money you would save if there was no need to hire, manage, and retain drivers. Imagination is no longer required for this concept. Yamato Transport, Japan’s largest door-to-door delivery company, will soon be using self-driving cars to deliver items that were purchased online. Yamato has teamed up […]