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Sustainability in Shipping: Solar Sails and the Return of Wind Power

On Tuesday, Denmark’s Maersk Tankers announced that it will begin testing the use of special sails, developed by Norsepower, on one of it’s oil tankers. If the technology proves promising, the company could go onto to add them to a further four dozen ships, bringing back wind power to shipping. It isn’t just any old …

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Drone vs Robot: Which Will Prove the Superior Carrier?

The direction the big logistics companies are moving towards for their R&D is split between drone delivery and autonomous technology investments. We explore how each are developing in the industry. Earlier this week, FedEx revealed its interest in using autonomous vehicles to make deliveries. FedEx’s chief information officer Rob Carter, says the company is considering …

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Canada’s ELD Mandate Expected to Boost Intermodal Rates Later This Year

Canada’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate is set to affect intermodal transportation favourably in rates, fuel prices and capacity. This is based on the Intermodal Competitive Index (ICI) of the freight transportation forecasting firm FTR. Earlier this week, the condition of intermodal versus truck was described as ‘moderately favourable’ according to freight transportation forecasting firm …

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Supermarket Cold War Heats Up with Amazon Go Reveal – Part 2

In last week’s post, we covered the reveal of Amazon Go. This week, we’ll cover the steps Amazon’s competitors have taken to stay competitive. We will also be going into why with just a teaser video, Amazon may have already won the war for the future of retail. Before we begin, we need to do …

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Supermarket Cold War Heats Up with Amazon Go Reveal – Part 1

A couple of weeks ago, Amazon.com Inc. announced it will be opening a grocery store. This is an unexpected move for the e-commerce giant. Amazon Go is the name of the name program. The reveal video promises “no lines, no checkouts, no registers”. It’s about to enter the pilot phase, being limited to a single …

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Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains

The long road to commercially available autonomous cars is almost at an end. A number of things will be changing when that happens. Chief among the changes is the way automotive manufacturers invest and sell their products. What separates an autonomous car from a regular car is the onboard computer. Behind that technology are companies …

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The Fight For Flight: Commercial Drones May Soon Deliver Your Next Order Online

It was just under three years ago that Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos revealed plans for “Amazon Prime Air,” a drone-based delivery system that would’ve been a game-changer for delivery services. At the time, there were a number of news outlets and commentators divided on the topic, with some being excited at the implication of drones that could theoretically reach …

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