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C.H. Robinson software suite could mitigate supply chain risk from natural disasters
Navisphere Vision platform analyzes historical data with machine learning to make proactive decisions, company says.

MercuryGate names Mike Lipps new president and chief operating officer
Logistics software firm assigns previous president, Steve Blough, to lead innovation group.

"Cartman" takes top honors in Amazon Robotics Challenge
Competition challenges teams to develop a robot that can pick up, pack, and stow items in a warehouse.

Trimble acquires shipment-visibility provider 10-4 Systems
Deal adds small-carrier solution to Trimble's enterprise TMS package, Trimble says.

Mercedes-Benz, Coast Guard turn to 3-D printing for parts
Recent trials include the production of parts for trucks and ships.

Report: Waymo to release self-driving minivan by 2025
Google sister company could tailor technology for logistics industry to save money on gas and driver charges, Frost and Sullivan says.

Voice echoes outside the warehouse
Once confined largely to the DC, voice technology has begun migrating to retail stores and backrooms. And yes, it's all a result of the e-commerce revolution.

EDI vendor Kleinschmidt joins blockchain group
Blockchain in Trucking Alliance says data-sharing software could create self-executing contracts.

Korber acquires HighJump
German logistics firm adds U.S. WMS provider to build software capabilities in North American market.

LevaData lands $5 million investment for supply chain AI
Artificial intelligence platform predicts market risks by automatically analyzing data, firms says.

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