Transforming logistics with an addressing system DIGILOGIC INSIGHTS are a series of articles highlightling key insights and takeaways from our DIGILOGIC podcast. The interviewees come from various kinds of backgrounds in the context of entrepreneurship, innovation or smart logistics. With us they shared their individual stories of how they became entrepreneurs, which chalenges they faced […]

Transcript of Trend Radar Interview with Fabio Scala

Fabio Scala is the founder of FurtherAfrica, a business intelligence platform for senior professionals looking for information on finance, development, the economy and investment opportunities in Africa. As part of the DIGILOGIC project’s High-Level Advisory Board of experts, Fabio helps us with his fellow industry experts supporting the project by assessing our results, raising awareness […]

Calculating estimated times of arrival (ETA) with Artificial Intelligence

The declared goal of every logistics service provider is to provide its customers with reliable arrival times. In the development project “Building an AI-based ETA service”, the scientists are now setting up a learning system in the form of an open framework. From an end-user perspective, the AI-powered ETA service improves the accessibility of intermodal […]

Palette identification with Artificial Intelligence

The service enables companies to uniquely identify load carriers camera-based and only on the basis of their external features. In a first step, the focus was on the classic Euro wooden pallet (“Pallet Fingerprint”), as these do not contain any conventional identification features and imprints are not durable due to colour changes and wood abrasion. […]

Autonomous transport in logistics facilities with Artificial Intelligence

In most companies, delivery notes are still classified and processed by employees. With the application, this process can be automated: The software classifies scanned documents with the help of automatic text recognition. It then evaluates the contents. In addition, the programme can trigger further processes on the basis of the delivery notes, for example, create […]

The future of logistics ultimately depends on how consumers want to organise their everyday lives: five tips for businesses

Written by Pauli Komonen, Antti Ahola and Sofi Kurki Will all goods be home delivered in the future? Are there other services connected to the delivery? Will you be able to send some goods for recycling at the same time? Is the service highly automated? Are the goods delivered by drone, bicycle or electric vehicle? […]

Designing a financing mechanism for the e-mobility sector in East Africa

One of the main challenges in the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is high upfront cost compared to ICE vehicles. Challenge of high cost of asset(s) is further aggravated with lack of affordable financing with both lack of affordable financing both for manufacturing and with purchase of the vehicles. Lack of affordable finance is due […]