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Automated ports and warehouses vulnerable to radio frequency cyber attacks
The report, A Security Analysis of Radio Remote Controllers for Industrial Applications, details inherent flaws and new vulnerabilities in radio frequency (RF) remote controllers found and disclosed through the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI).
Student campus mourns loss of ‘kiwibot’ in mystery food delivery fire
Social media posts described the KiwiBot as a “hero” and “legend” that had delivered hundreds of take-outs to students across campus.
Aramex launches crowd-shipping solution Aramex Fleet in Saudi Arabia
Saudi nationals are invited to join the Aramex Fleet platform through the official website: fleet.aramex.com.
Forvola drone maker breaks payload world record with megadrone
Forvola’s megadrone, with its 16 propellers, lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 meters for more than one minute and three seconds.
Agility to invest US $100-million in ‘Shipa’ digital logistics platform
Agility is investing US $100-million in its new digital arm Shipa.com as survey finds 78% of SMEs want to see their logistics move online.
Three trends that will disrupt the Middle East’s supply chain industry in 2019
As we approach 2019, Gautam Kumar, co-founder & COO, FarEye, examine the four major supply chain and logistics trends that are going to impact businesses in the MEA region.
DP World joins global shipping and port operations blockchain consortium
According to a joint statement, the new platform aims to connect various stakeholders, including carriers, terminal operators, customs agencies, shippers and logistics service providers, to enable collaborative innovation and digital transformation in the supply chain.
Kuehne + Nagel introduces single point of access for customers through myKN
The myKN platform allows customers to explore, quote, book and track as well as manage shipments and user accounts entirely online in a comprehensive self-service portal.
Tranzone FZCO Pharmaceutical deploys Infor WMS in JAFZA warehouse
Infor SCE was installed and implemented to help the company handle and monitor more than 10,000 pallets within three different storage areas depending on item categories.
FarEye acquires IoT platform Dipper Tech to ramp up last mile accuracy
Dipper’s predictive technology platform provides logistics stakeholders end to end real-time visibility of their chain while enabling them with preventive management tools and easy decision making aided with smart KPIs and analysis.
Coca-Cola talks factory digitisation at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai
Digitisation, Artificial Intelligence and next-generation technologies came to the fore at the Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, as key industry experts discussed the future and transformation of F&B manufacturing facilities in the region.
Video: Impact of AI and digitisation on GCC logistics
Gautam Kumar, co-founder & COO, FarEye, speaks to Logistics Middle East about how AI and digital technologies can enhance last mile operations in the GCC.

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