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Israeli dronemaker Flytrex and North Carolina based drone services firm Causey Aviation Unmanned have been granted the green light from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to start a food delivery pilot using drones.

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Amazon has begun rolling out its last-mile delivery robots in Southern California, after an initial trial that took place in a suburb of Seattle, Washington earlier this year. Robots called ‘Scout’ The Scout robots were developed in Amazon’s R&D lab in Seattle, and they are designed to autonomously deliver parcels from urban distribution points to Amazon Prime customers based in Irvine, in ...
Woolworths has partnered with Takeoff Technologies to test its automated micro fulfilment technology in three locations. Test to start in the next 12 months before potential further roll out The implementation of the automated sites will take place within the next 12 months, with Woolworths hoping that the trial will help it both meet the growing demand for online grocery orders, but also enh...
My colleague, Stewart Samuel, recently published a report outlining Walmart’s digitisation strategy across its store network in the US, having attended Walmart’s Shareholders Week. The event detailed several examples of how Walmart is looking to drive supply chain efficiencies in stores through digitisation and automation of previously manual activities. What became immediately apparent was ...

Presentations

15/08/2019
This case study looks at how CHEP has created an industry-leading technology that provides pallet and product visibility across the supply chain. The work covered in this case study has seen CHEP shortlisted as a finalist in the 2019 IGD Supply Chain Excellence award category.
24/07/2019
Walmart is digitising its business to create a data-driven organisation. This report captures the latest developments in Walmart's digitisation strategy and what they mean for its omnichannel proposition. Key focus areas include: • What digitisation means to Walmart • Walmart's digital labs and test centres • Execution in Walmart Supercenters and Sam's club stores • Improvements to Walmarts omnichannel service • Structural and personal changes
10/07/2019
A robot which can harvest soft-fruits, such as raspberries, has completed its first testing phase.

This report looks at how robots in the retail environment are evolving, reviewing 8 examples from around the world and what the future holds.

Take a glimpse into the future and explore the latest in cutting-edge supply chain innovation from around the world.

15 October, London
term technology looks like The IGD Supply Chain Summit 2019 focuses on how to be customer centric. We’ll connect you with the retailers, suppliers and solution providers that are winning with customers.

Use our benchmarking reports to compare yourself to your peers and as a roadmap for future development.

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A practical one day workshop for all roles in suppliers, to help develop your understanding of the vital part that supply chains play in underpinning FMCG businesses.