Is Google Going to Make a Move into Logistics with Robots?

The past months there has been a lot of buzz about amazon turning into a logistics service provider, by in-sourcing increasingly more supply chain and logistics functions. It seems Google is looking into making moves into a similar direction. They have already followed amazon when it comes to delivering goods with drones. Now it seems it wants to follow them into […]

Logistics in the News – Week 7

There was quite some snow this morning, so it took me 1 hour and 45 minutes to get to work, instead of 45. The sun was shining, the farm lands I was driving through were white and looked beautiful in the morning sun, and I had some interesting podcasts to listen to. Time well spent. And now on to what caught […]

Self-driving Cars: Are Google Trucks Next?

An article on AllThingsD caught my eye today, and got me thinking. Self-driving cars could be a great improvement, as Google Founder Sergey Brin said when interviewed by AllThingsD: “These cars have the potential to avoid accidents. … They can save lives and reduce congestion. I expect that self-driving cars will be far safer than human driven cars.” Google’s self driving […]

JDA Software and Google Collaborate on Local Availability Shopping Tool for Retailers

JDA® Adaptor Designed to Enhance Shopping Experience, Drive Greater Traffic to Stores Scottsdale, Ariz. – November 16, 2010 – JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, today announced the availability of a tool that allows retailers to share their individual store, product and inventory availability as part of Google’s “local availability” feature. The tool, JDA® Adaptor, delivers […]