An Australian based technology platform is transforming contact tracing in high-risk industries with the ability for a workplace to run a contact trace within seconds, before the Department of Health and Human Services initiate an investigation on a suspected or positive COVID-19 case.
Woolworths has introduced a new tool that uses real-time data to show the length of the queue to enter its stores due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Australia’s largest ecommerce-focused fulfillment provider is investing over $40m into two AI-enabled fulfillment centres which will allow eStore Logistics to handle 95,000 orders each day for major leading brands.
A study has found that over half of Australian consumers are comfortable with drone delivery for their goods and open to the use of other emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicle delivery. Read more
Coles has announced a new virtual payment method with flybuys that will speed up the online checkout process for customers. Read more
Fashion chain Gap Inc is speeding up its rollout of picking robots across its warehouses to fulfil online orders in a bid to ramp up productivity with less human contact.
Coles has partnered with a leading data platform to provide suppliers with an unprecedented level of insight into customer needs, utilising data from more than 2,500 stores. Read more
Lactalis Australia has ramped up its operations at its Lidcombe Milk Site in NSW due to a new automated guided vehicle (AGV) solution. Read more
Automation is helping companies who were affected by the devastation from the recent Australian bushfire season to accelerate food production.
Accenture has acquired supply chain and data specialist consultancy Icon Integration. The deal will secure around 70 of Icon Integration’s employees across their offices based in Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand.