How Robot Technology is Affecting the Shipping Industry

Comau recently introduced its RACER-5-0.80 (Racer-5 COBOT), which is sure to shake up the shipping industry. It’s a new wonder in collaborative robotics that meets the growing demand for fast, cost-effective robots that can be used in small spaces. It can be utilized in narrow lanes of a warehouse, docking stations, and in many other

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How Philadelphia Became the Fastest Growing Port on the East Coast

In 2020, PhilaPort achieved a total 7% increase in container volumes. This means The Port of Philadelphia is now the fastest-growing container port on the East Coast. This isn’t the first time the Port has impressed us. In fact, these cargo levels contribute to a trend of prosperity that has lasted more than ten years.

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How Data is Advancing the Maritime Logistics Industry

Maritime logistics is the backbone of the supply chain. It allows for the cost-effective movement of goods across countries and facilitates 95% of the UK’s trade. The global maritime sector will be worth an enormous $3 trillion by the year 2030. But because of the pandemic, maritime organizations have had to implement new digital ways

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The Future of Warehouses is Automation

2020 was quite a year. The pandemic and the uncertainty that came with it put a big spotlight on the use of automation in warehouses across the world. Adapting to social distancing rules, the pressure to distribute higher volumes of essential goods, and struggling to speed up their deliveries have all made everyone look to

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Logistics Jobs May Be Created as a Result of COVID-19

The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) is happy to hear positive comments from Kemi Badenoch MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, and Aaron Bell MP about their work on energy innovation. Especially at a time when the ERA was beginning work on a plan to further its research into energy solutions when the comments were made.

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How The Boston Dredging Project Will Improve The Port

We are excited to report that the US Army Corps of Engineers and Massachusetts Port Authority announced the completion of Phase II of the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. Surprisingly, the project was ahead of schedule by almost an entire year. Let us take a closer look at this project and what it will do for

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The Port of Baltimore is Reporting an Incredible Rebound

It has been a tough year for everyone, and it has been no different for the logistics industry. Fortunately, newly released figures for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore show great rebounds. Let us take a closer look.   All Figures Show Rebound The latest data shows volumes at the public marine terminals continue

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America’s Largest Cranes Arrive in Virginia

The Port of Virginia was waiting for the final pieces of equipment to complete their $450 million in renovations they have been working on for the last three years. So finally, the Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) have welcomed a pair of giant container cranes. Here is more on this development.   The Virginia Port Authority

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How The Logistics Industry Is Planning for The COVID-19 Vaccine Transport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urges governments to begin constructing their plans with industry stakeholders to ensure complete readiness when COVID-19 vaccinations are finally approved and available to distribute internationally. IATA also warned of the possible severe capacity constraints in air transport of the vaccines. Read on to learn more.   Air Cargo Air

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The Latest Technological Challenges in the Logistics Industry

Over the last ten years, there has been a rise of over 3.5 billion people participating in global e-commerce. This industry allows people and businesses alike to participate in domestic and international e-commerce trade platforms. Technological advances have introduced new products through social media, live streaming, and many more internet-driven sources. These methods have become

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