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SPS Automation Middle East visitors more than double amid Industry 4.0 interest
Turnout for SPS Automation Middle East seen as indicator for importance of Industry 4.0 in GCC
Aramex moves all technology infrastructure to AWS
Aramex has built a big data platform on AWS leveraging machine-learning capabilities, which increased accuracy in shipping-date predictions by 74 percent
Automation experts suggest ways to improve transition to digital systems
Delegates at SPS Automation Middle East conference said digitalisation must be a management-led initiative
Dubai's RTA, Careem launch new e-hailing taxi service Hala
Dubai taxi prices will range from AED8-12; Hala aims to bring down the estimated time of arrival to less than 5 minutes
Fully robotic MHE operator IQ Robotics announces launch at Materials Handling ME
The brainchild of Fadi Amoudi, IQ Robotics, seeks to spearhead the digital transformation of the logistics sector in the region.
Saudi port operator GSCCO adopts Nutanix software to increase capacity
GSCCO is leveraging Nutanix software to increase IT capacity to support growing operations across Saudi port facilities
Changes at the top for logistics tech company Infor
Samuelson will also join Infor’s Board of Directors and his appointment as CEO comes after one of the longest tenures as executive at Infor, having spent 14 years between M&A and CFO roles
Future value chain - management decisions supported by data analytics and AI
Digital models of value chains, or entire companies, support management decisions on matters ranging from strategy to medium-term planning and day-to-day operations. A good example is margin optimization in complex chemical value chains.
Comment: Digital dexterity key to growth in transport and logistics
Jim Hilton, Director Manufacturing/Transportation & Logistics Marketing Strategy, at Zebra Technologies says digital dexterity is key to the future success of the transportation and logistics sector
Comment: API Platforms and blockchain will transform logistics
Drew Ehlers, global futurist, Zebra Technologies, looks at how insights from extensive pools of data can enable logistics to transform digitally
Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services
The rethink on how communication takes place between Wallem’s agents and its counterparties is part of a broader digital transformation championed by CEO Frank Coles
Mitsubishi among investors in hydrogen logistics technology
Vopak, Mitsubishi Corporation, Covestro and AP Ventures invest Euro 17 million into Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies

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