Archive for Robots

This Week in Logistics News (April 9-13, 2018)

I am off this morning to get a tour of Locus Robotics. Earlier this week at MODEX 2018, the company announced the release of Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation 3.0™ (LRAN3 or “Puffin”) that “significantly increases the agility and performance of Locus’s robots in the warehouse, enabling LocusBots to quickly adapt to changes in their environment, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 26-30, 2018)

That’s my “before the game” Opening Day photo from yesterday. You don’t want to see my “after the game” photo, which is not pretty after the Red Sox gave up six runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to lose the game. It isn’t easy being a Red Sox fan, especially when many of […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 19-23, 2018)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona (New York Times) FedEx Office to open in 500 Walmart stores across U.S. in next 2 years (USA Today) FedEx Returns Technology Offers End-To-End Returns […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 12-16, 2018)

We were hit with our third nor’easter in 10 days this week, dumping close to two feet of snow in our city. Schools were closed, so my kids and their friends went to work: they built a 12 ft. 9 in. snowman on our front lawn. Even the mayor came by to take a photo […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 5-9, 2018)

“Your JetBlue flight has been CANCELLED.” I received that text during lunch on Tuesday at the Descartes Evolution 2018 User Conference, which immediately ruined my appetite. My flight was scheduled for Wednesday evening, but due to the nor’easter forecasted to hit Boston, JetBlue proactively cancelled my flight. Luckily, I was able to rebook onto an […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 26 – March 2, 2018)

When the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the American League Championship Series this year, I can say I was there at the beginning of the journey. Earlier this week, I scratched an item off my bucket list: taking my sons to Fort Myers to see a couple of Red Sox spring training games. Great […]

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