Logistics firms pioneer AR technology to boost productivity, profits and worker safety

Logistics firms have run pilot tests across operations to assess the viability of augmented reality tools. The evident return of investment has propelled heavyweights like General Electric and DHL to roll out AR smart glasses to industry sectors globally. Logistics players spent $52.9 million or INR 3.4 billion on smart glasses in 2017. This number … Continue reading “Logistics firms pioneer AR technology to boost productivity, profits and worker safety”

DHL inaugurates USD 75 million integrated warehousing facility in Bengaluru

Image by: Deutsche Post DHL Group DHL inaugurates India’s first 77,500 sqft integrated warehousing site in Bengaluru which is a major trading hub driven by innovation and technology, to provide Customs Bonded and Domestic warehousing (CBD) solutions. The USD 75 million state-of-the-art GST ready space will help reduce turnaround time by up to two days, … Continue reading “DHL inaugurates USD 75 million integrated warehousing facility in Bengaluru”

DHL launches ‘Vision Picking’ smart glasses for warehouses

Image by: Deutsche Post DHL Group DHL has released its augmented reality “Vision Picking” glasses which will soon be implemented in warehouses the world over. These smart glasses have proved to improve productivity by 15% with higher accuracy rates and approval ratings by users. Their main purpose is to provide visual displays of order picking … Continue reading “DHL launches ‘Vision Picking’ smart glasses for warehouses”

The GST to drive ambitious, automated warehouses

GST tax relief spurs warehouse investments. Hindustan Unilever and Johnson & Johnson look at 500K sq. feet storage space. DHL Group’s EUR150Mn will double space to 7Mn sq. feet. Indospace, a storage facility developer, will invest USD 1Bn for 30Mn sq. feet. To keep pace with scale, Mahindra Logistics and DPDHL look to robotics. DHL … Continue reading “The GST to drive ambitious, automated warehouses”