V-CAL Project features at the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle and connected automated mobility showcase

V-CAL, the ground-breaking connected automation logistics (CAL) project, pioneered in the North East and aiming to advance beyond initial proof-of-concept (PoC), exhibited at Cenex LCV this September. The primary networking and showcasing event for the low carbon vehicle and connected automated mobility communities, took place on 6-7th September, at UTAC in Millbrook, Bedfordshire. Consortium partners […]

TIP Group delivers new HVO-powered DAFs to Vantec to support its sustainability goals

TIP Group has supplied Vantec with seven new DAF XF tractor units powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), helping the Sunderland headquartered 3PL (third party logistics) provider boost its sustainability goals as part of its UK expansion. Vantec, one of the UK’s top logistics solutions and final mile delivery providers for the automotive and premium […]

Smart Terminal 1 and Automation in Industrial Logistics

With its traditional reliance on human inputs, industrial logistics has until recently been regarded as a problem child of industrial automation. Industry 4.0 has seen many processes scale to high levels of automation from robotic production at one end of manufacturing to automated order, pick and pack at the other. With 69% of company boardrooms demanding better hyperautomation to improve quality and productivity while reducing cost and environmental impacts, the automation of industrial logistics is about to step into the light.

Autonomous Logistics: A New Way to Streamline Your Supply Chain

As the global economy continues to expand, the demand for goods and services is increasing. That means more drivers are needed to transport those goods—but that’s becoming increasingly difficult as the pool of qualified drivers dwindles. To address this issue, companies are turning to autonomous logistics in order to streamline their supply chains and increase efficiency. Let’s take a closer look at how autonomous logistics can help your business.

Overview of automation in distribution centres

Automation has revolutionised many industries, transforming the way businesses store, receive and distribute goods. The logistics sector is no exception; automation in distribution centres has enabled efficient warehouse operations that provide an unparalleled level of accuracy and consistency to businesses across various industries.

How autonomous vehicles are revolutionising slow, off-highway environments

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to revolutionise industrial environments, bringing newfound levels of efficiency and productivity. From construction sites to ports, autonomous trucks are dramatically improving operational and environmental efficiencies with faster delivery times and reduced costs in both fuel expenses and labour costs. As companies continue to embrace this technology, what can be expected from autonomous vehicle workflow performance?