Aspectiva will join Walmart’s Store N° 8, the incubation arm launched in 2017.
February 26, 2019
Walmart, Bentonville, Ark., acquired Aspectiva, an Israel-based provider of machine learning techniques and natural language processing capabilities, to further enhance the end-to-end shopping experience.
Future product plans include leveraging advanced analytics, Internet of Things (IoT) data, machine learning, statistical learning, voice recognition and mobile applications to improve network utilization, reduce waste and provide real-time shipment visibility.
February 26, 2019
UTXL, Inc., Kansas City, Mo., launched Haul Street Inc., a new Indianapolis, Ind.-based cloud-based software company featuring VuTrans in-transit shipment visibility tools.
The $300 million investment will employ technologies designed to address a diverse customer base, including e-commerce and omni-channel challenges.
January 24, 2019
DHL Supply Chain, a Westerville, Ohio-based division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its 430 North American facilities and transportation control towers.
Once the QR code is scanned, OpenSC automatically provides details regarding where the product came from, when and how it was produced and how it journeyed along the supply chain.
January 17, 2019
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Switzerland, and BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV), the Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based corporate venture, investment and incubation arm of Boston Consulting Group, Boston, Mass., launched OpenSC, a revolutionary new platform that leverages blockchain and other leading technologies to track the provenance of food from source to table.
TellusLabs built a living map of the world’s food supply, tracing farm management decisions and agronomic parameters, including field boundaries, crop type, planting and harvest dates and overall crop performance, in real time.
December 14, 2018
Indigo Ag, Inc., Boston, Mass., acquired TellusLabs, a Cambridge, Mass.-based provider of satellite imaging for developing agricultural insights.
Improved economic conditions in emerging nations, globally changing dietary preferences and a rising demand for nutritious and ready-to-eat food products are driving demand for food processors and boosting growth in the packaging equipment market.
December 12, 2018
Growth in the global food and beverage processing and packaging equipment market looks promising over the next four years, according to research revealed by Frost & Sullivan, Santa Clara, Calif.
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