News tagged with logistics

Laser makes sure food is fresh

Minced meat, bread, fruit juice and many other foods are packaged in a protective gas which extends their shelf life. There is currently no good method to check whether the packaging has the correct gas content. However, ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Other
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Image: Inspecting Raffaello

In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the STS-135 crew inspects the Raffaello multi-purpose logistics module with the carrier's technician.

dateApr 26, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Getting cars onto the road faster

Auto manufacturers are looking for shorter production times, faster logistics processes, new materials and technologies. A novel software platform will help companies to achieve these goals by reducing not ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Engineering
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Getting smarter behind the wheel

Everyone learns differently. Research scientists have therefore developed a system which adapts learning content to specific individual requirements. LogiAssist addresses the needs of companies in the logistics ...

dateJan 05, 2011 in Software
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Timber with antennas

In the future, wood-based radio tags will optimize logistics processes in the forestry. These RFID transponders consist of paper and lignin, an integral part of plants. Thus, they do not disrupt the processing of logs and ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Engineering
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Vehicle pools for goods

Web 2.0 can help companies located in the same region share haulage space when transporting consignments. Pooling benefits the environment, reduces CO2 output and saves costs -- experts put the figure at around 15 percent.

dateAug 13, 2009 in Other
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