The U.S. Postal Service will conduct a two-week test using big rigs supplied by autonomous trucking firm TuSimple

Barcelona, May 24, 2018. The American Postal Service is carrying out tests with autonomous trucks at a distance of 1,000 miles and for 15 days. The Wall Street Journal has published the results of these first tests that will revolutionize the short-term transport sector. Before we think about it. Are we prepared all the supply chain companies for this technological disruption ?. Will the autonomous trucks take a human chauffeur as a companion? Will productivity increase? Will the accident rate go down ?. How will be demanding the legislation for autonomous trucks ?. We are already needing the answers.

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DSV to Buy Panalpina in $4.6 Billion European Logistics Deal

Barcelona, April 17, 2019.-DSV A/S agreed to acquire Swiss rival Panalpina Welttransport Holding AG in a deal worth $4.6 billion that will create one of the world’s largest cargo-handling and logistics companies.

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Smart Cities and urban logistics problems

Barcelona, March 19, 2019.- Alex Chatha, Research Director of Smart Buildings and Cities at ARC Advisory Group, and has published a detailed study on the evolution of logistics in future cities connected by the IOT, and autonomous cars. This article has been published in IIoT World and we highlight a summary for its interest to the IT Directives:

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Carrefour: Case of Success in the implementation of Blockchain technology

Barcelona, March 6, 2019.- The magazine Supply Chain Digital has explained the benefits of Blockchain technology at Carrefour. Undoubtedly, an interesting success case to know the operation and the advantages of this emerging technology. For example, in improved traceability, use of QR codes and data verification in a matter of minutes. Next, we publish a summary of the report of Supply Chain Digital:

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Preparations by the UK to guarantee the transport of goods after the Brexit, on March 29 (Nº2)

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Barcelona, February 21, 2019.- No official or private department, neither in the United Kingdom nor in Europe, knows exactly what will happen next March 29 with the Brexit and the freight transport sector. In the first part of this report we publish a simple summary of the possible consequences. And here we finish it. Each professional, each company, each government, each company or multinational must invest individually how the historical fact that the UK leaves the European Union in the coming weeks will affect it.

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“With the blurring of industrial lines, is Amazon a logistics company?”

Barcelona, January 9, 2018.-The World Congress of the IRU is one of the essential appointments for companies and transport professionals. In the last edition, very interesting tables were held on the new markets in European Transport, the new immediate challenges and all the variables affecting land transport of goods. In the next lines we may know if Amazon is already a Logistic Operator. The IRU has made public the following conclusions of a panel on new business models in European transport.

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