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ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL invests in advanced transport planning solution from Paragon

ArrowXL, the UK two-person home delivery specialist, is partnering with Paragon to fully automate and streamline its distribution operation.

Yodel wins Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year at the techies 2019

Yodel wins Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year at the techies 2019

UK independent parcel carrier Yodel is celebrating the latest addition to its trophy cabinet after claiming the title of Retail and eCommerce Innovator of the Year at the techies 2019. The techies celebrate innovation across all industry sectors in the UK, rewarding the best and brightest technology professionals.

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

Award winning logistics company invests in latest Android RF handheld from TouchStar Technologies

UK-based manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, TouchStar Technologies, has announced that Expect Distribution, the award-winning logistics provider, has recently selected TouchStar’s TS8200 handheld to support the planned growth within its warehouse operations.

World's first launch of 5G+five-star shopping mall

World's first launch of 5G+five-star shopping mall

On the eve of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (17 May), China Real Estate Association, China Mobile (Shanghai), and Huawei jointly launched what is claimed to be the world's first 5G+five-star shopping mall, Shanghai Lujiazui L+ Mall, using the 5G digital indoor system (DIS).

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century?

By Richard Shakespeare, Opus Energy.

The supply chain has existed since the industrial revolution, and little has been done to streamline its processes, particularly in the last 50 years.

LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology

LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology

ConsenSys, in partnership with LVMH and Microsoft, has announced AURA, a platform that aims to serve the entire luxury industry with powerful product tracking and tracing services, based on Ethereum blockchain technology and utilising Microsoft Azure.

BI software firm scoops US retail order

BI software firm scoops US retail order

Analytics and business intelligence (BI) software business Panintelligence has won a global retail technology customer with a multi-million pound turnover which will see its software used across thousands of stores of leading retail chains in the UK and US via Coventry-based software vendor PCMS.

SEGRO supports growth of online retailer Magic Madhouse at Great Cambridge Industrial Estate

SEGRO supports growth of online retailer Magic Madhouse at Great Cambridge Industrial Estate

Magic Madhouse, a specialist online retailer of trading cards and board games, has signed to occupy a 16,308 sq ft industrial unit at SEGRO’s Great Cambridge Industrial Estate, Enfield.

Brick-and-mortar retail in the EU: Highest 2019 growth in Romania and Lithuania

Brick-and-mortar retail in the EU: Highest 2019 growth in Romania and Lithuania

GfK anticipates nominal turnover growth of 2.0 percent in 2019 for brick-and-mortar retail in the 27 EU nations (excludes the UK). Romania (+7.0 percent) and Lithuania (+5.9 percent) are expected to have the highest growth rates. Growth is also forecasted for Spain (+2.4 percent) and France (+2.8 percent). These are some of the results from GfK's recently released 2019 European retail analysis, which is available free of charge.

Giada's BQ67 provides ample power in a compact package

Giada's BQ67 provides ample power in a compact package

Giada, the media player brand in the German-speaking region in 2018, has announced the availability of the new BQ67 high-end fat client. Despite its compact size, the BQ67 is a surprisingly versatile and powerful PC that offers desktop CPU performance.

Innserve rolls out Panasonic TOUGHBOOK rugged tablets to its drinks dispense system technicians

Innserve rolls out Panasonic TOUGHBOOK rugged tablets to its drinks dispense system technicians

Innserve, specialists in the supply, installation and maintenance of beer and soft drinks dispense systems, is rolling out Panasonic TOUGHBOOK L1 Android tablets to its 400 technicians across the UK.

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