• NASA pushes ahead with $7bn lunar logistics plan
    by Malory Davies on 22/08/2019 at 10:51 am

    NASA has taken the next step in its $7 billion lunar logistics plan – asking companies for proposals to deliver cargo, science experiments and supplies to the Gateway to support Artemis missions to the lunar surface. There will be to phases to the plan: speed – landing on the Moon by 2024 – and establishing […] The post NASA pushes ahead with $7bn lunar logistics plan appeared first on Logistics Manager Magazine.

  • thyssenkrupp invests €70m in logistics
    by Malory Davies on 22/08/2019 at 10:48 am

    thyssenkrupp Materials Services is investing some €70 million in modernising and expanding its European warehousing and logistics network. It is building a logistics centre and warehouses in Germany, Poland and Hungary as part of its “Materials as a Service” strategy. Some €60m will be invested in a 36,000 sq m logistics centre in Lower Saxony, […] The post thyssenkrupp invests €70m in logistics appeared first on Logistics Manager Magazine.

  • Amazon launches tools to help SMEs manage inventory
    by Malory Davies on 22/08/2019 at 10:46 am

    Amazon says it has launched 150 tools and services since the beginning of the year to help SMEs grow their sales in Amazon’s stores, including fulfilment tools like Target Inventory Levels. Independent third-party sellers made up 58 per cent of all physical gross merchandise sold in Amazon’s stores in 2018. The Target Inventory Levels tool […] The post Amazon launches tools to help SMEs manage inventory appeared first on Logistics Manager Magazine.

  • UPS invests in autonomous vehicle specialist
    by Malory Davies on 22/08/2019 at 10:45 am

    UPS has taken a minority stake in TuSimple, the autonomous driving company it is working with to test self-driving tractor trailers. It has been providing truckloads of goods for TuSimple to carry on a North American freight forwarding route between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. UPS contracts with third-party trucking companies during its peak shipping season. […] The post UPS invests in autonomous vehicle specialist appeared first on Logistics Manager Magazine.

  • Usdaw members strike again at Sainsbury’s Waltham Point
    by Malory Davies on 22/08/2019 at 10:42 am

    Trade union Usdaw has called its members at Sainsbury’s Waltham Point distribution centre out on strike today (22nd August) and Sunday (25th August). The dispute over changes to the attendance policy has been going on for some time, and there have already be two one-day stoppages by Usdaw members. Nigel Scully, Usdaw divisional officer said: […] The post Usdaw members strike again at Sainsbury’s Waltham Point appeared first on Logistics Manager Magazine.