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Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights!

Robots: Pick Orders, Not Fights!

Have you seen Terminator? That movie in which robots become self aware and decide to attack the human race? Last week representatives of over 100 robotics and artificial intelligence companies wrote an open letter to the United Nations. They are trying to stop robots...

The Fastest Truck in the World

The Fastest Truck in the World

No matter what the mode of transport is, somebody will always want to be the fastest. Naturally, this also goes for trucks. Maximum Truck Speeds Around the World Trucks are built for power and endurance and not for speed. And in most countries, they aren't allowed to...

Dutch Police Launches Drone-hunting Eagles

Dutch Police Launches Drone-hunting Eagles

Drones can be used for many things. In logistics they are being used (or at least tested) to make deliveries, for yard management, and in warehouses to solve inventory issues (for example). Regular readers of LogisticsMatter know that it is one of my favorite...

Back to the Future of Logistics

Back to the Future of Logistics

If you would ask somebody in 1996 what new concepts there would be in 2016 for delivering packages, I wonder if they would have said drones or driving robots. Delivery drones especially have been in the news a lot since last year. One of my favourites is the concept...

Missed Deliveries? They’re History!

Missed Deliveries? They’re History!

Just last month, Dutch logistics startup Sesam Solutions launched the Parcer: a safe way to receive packages and send them. When you are not there. Not there at all! Last week I sat down with Sesam Solutions' CEO Hans van Nikkelen Kuijper to talk about their...

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