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WKM appoints Annie Turner as Editor of IoT Now Transport as the brand expands

WKM Global, the publisher of IoT-Now.com and sister site, IoTNowTransport.com, has appointed Annie Turner to the newly-created post of Editor of IoT Now Transport. (more…)

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Location, location, location: How distributed warehousing can secure the future of the supply chain

Warehousing as a service is enabling a distributed warehousing model that can meet customer demand and enable low risk expansion, says Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

Instant gratification

In a responsive retail business, supply chain optimisation has become a continuous process. In a bid to meet customers’ continually increasing demands for rapid delivery, diverse delivery locations and simple returns processes, companies are modelling transportation routes and costs, assessing customer locations, the costs of fulfilling customer demands and, of course, the cost of storage. Yet while many aspects of the supply chain process are incredibly flexible, especially with the arrival of innovative delivery providers, there is one aspect of fulfilment that is placing a significant and costly constraint over essential retail innovation: warehouse location.
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How the Internet of Things is transforming the supply chain: Part 2, Future solutions

In the previous part we discussed about IoT applications. In this part we are discuss about the future solutions.

Future solutions

Autonomous Vehicles – There are already some interesting developments that could have an impact much sooner than people think. One example was the trial of unmanned delivery vehicles in Greenwich, London by Ocado and Oxbotica which delivered to over one hundred residential customers. (more…)

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If you’re feeling connected car sick maybe a dose of Admirals will help

Vodafone’s telematics are helping car insurer Admiral to evaluate each driver’s risk factor. Great idea, but could telematics go further to protect us? The new Admiral LittleBox is the vehicle to take us to a new age of Usage Based Insurance (UBI), they say. (more…)

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How the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the supply chain: Part – 1, IoT applications

New technologies and the Internet of Things have impacted many sectors, such as retail, manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture and more. Supply Chain though is an industry that is not discussed as much, but it faces many challenges that can be solved with the power of IoT. (more…)

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The human side of IoT Transport

With the increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), some social commentators believe we are now approaching a “post-human” period of our earthly existence, which may fuel fear among us mere mortals. Antony Savvas says IoT and AI will, hopefully, continue to require a human touch.
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All hail to bike fleet management

Uber is a car company, right?, No, not entirely, and who knows where it’s going following its latest acquisition. Antony Savvas looks at the implications for fleet management. Uber was recently the subject of very bad news in the US, (more…)

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Cool IoT Use Cases: New security mechanisms for networked cars

Market overview

Trans icons ind.qxp_Layout 1Vehicles are employing software updates as well as an increasing number of on-board systems and sensors that communicate with each other. (more…)

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GDPR could spell fines for fleet management

GDPR establishes strict requirements for the way that personal data must be governed and protected. These requirements must be met for every citizen of the European Union (EU), says freelance technology writer Antony Savvas, regardless of the geographic location of the company holding this information. (more…)

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