Tag: automation

The Warehouse Technology Revolution

In August I wrote about some of the gadgets and apps construction firms are using to gather data and cut project costs. But construction isn’t the only industry undergoing a technological revolution. Warehouse firms are also getting in on the action.   Warehouse Farming By 2050, the United Nations predicts that the Earth’s population will …

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Safety and Savings in Trucking: Platooning

This year, Omnitracs, a transportation software company, invested $60 million in Peloton Technology, which specializes in automated vehicle software. What would justify that $60 million investment?  The answer is the ability to utilize truck platooning.   What is Truck Platooning? Peloton’s truck platooning uses “forward collision avoidance system and vehicle-to-vehicle communication to allow two trucks …

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