Car giant completes tests of autonomous logistics robot at its Ingolstadt plant
German automaker Audi is to increase the productivity of robots working within its logistics operations.
The company has been conducting tests involving autonomous robots it calls “Ray” for more than a year.
In exclusive comments to Robotics and Automation News, Audi’s project manager for driverless transport, Christine Widbiller said: “Currently we have four Rays working at the logistics department and they are fully integrated in the transporting process.” Continue reading Audi to make Ray robot workers more productive
Industrial Networks (INet) is launching a drone that it says is “capable of fully autonomous scanning of the railyard for inventory and inspection of a railcar”. The company has been developing the drone since 2005, and last year applied to the authorities for a drone flying licence.
INet says the drone has transformed the rail industry for shippers and provided tools to automate the complete process of rail and truck shipping.
Greentree Logistics has decided to implement VersaPay’s cloud-based automated invoicing, accounts receivable management and payment solutions system, ARC.
“The transportation industry is incredibly competitive and to set Greentree apart we have reimagined the carrier experience. We have selected VersaPay to help us deliver on that enhanced experience,” says Abbey Van Vynckt, VP of finance at Greentree.