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Takeoff Technologies raises $25 million in series C funding
Funding to spur domestic and international growth of firm's microfulfillment solution.
Developers building multi-story DCs for urban home delivery
Amazon effect drives demand for new breed of warehouse, Innovo and Prologis say at CSCMP Edge.
Careful processes can generate profit from product returns, Geodis says
The key is matching the right method to the right product, from food to smartphones to toys, 3PL says in CSCMP Edge session.
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Kroger, Ocado to open CFC in Dallas
Grocery retailer selects North Texas location for its fifth high-tech customer fulfillment center, designed to speed e-grocery fulfillment.
DHL tests emerging tech in Chicago innovation center
Partnerships with software, hardware vendors could solve problems in warehouse labor, parcel returns, urban delivery, DHL says.
Dematic, Opex form strategic partnership
Dematic to implement Opex's Sure Sort small-item-sorting as an option for customers in North America.
Shopify acquires 6 River Systems for $450 million
Canadian e-commerce platform will deploy "Chuck" collaborative robots to accelerate growth of its fulfillment network.
Interroll expands in food and beverage sector
Swiss material handling equipment maker acquires Reykjavik, Iceland-based IBH ehf, its former sales agent focused on the food processing market.
Parcel locker provider targets online grocery sector
Cleveron launches robotic click-and-collect station for efficient food fulfillment.
Kion Group to add industrial truck factory in Poland
Facility will complement firm's existing network across Europe; construction to begin this fall.

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