Autonomous aviation company Xwing expands its air cargo operations to 400 weekly flights

Robotics Automation News

Autonomous aviation company Xwing is marking what it describes as “significant milestones”, including the expansion of its commercial cargo operations under FAA CFR Part 135 Air Carrier certificate, the addition of FAA CFR Part 145 certificates and “rapid company growth”.

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Mahindra Zor Grand electric launched to revolutionise last mile cargo delivery

Dinesh Mishra

Bangalore, August 29, 2022: Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited (MEML), part of the Mahindra Group, has launched its all-new cargo electric three-wheeler – Zor Grand. compared with CNG cargo 3-wheelers.

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Cargo mission reaches ISS despite solar array mishap

E&T

But the cargo delivery to crew aboard the ISS faced issues after one of its two solar arrays did not deploy as planned. The SS Sally Ride will remain attached to the space station for approximately three months before departing with roughly 3700kg of disposal cargo. The SS Sally Ride Cygnus spacecraft, developed by Northrop Grumman, was launched with an Antares rocket on Monday from Wallops Island, Virginia.

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Air Canada Cargo announces approval of Envirotainer Releye RLP and RAP Containers

Canadian Manufacturing

Air Canada Cargo announces approval of Envirotainer Releye RLP and RAP Containers. With their 170 hours of autonomy (more than one week) on a single battery charge, it will maintain the temperature and protect the cargo longer than any other available solution, according to Air Canada Cargo.

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cargo-partner introduces new container tracking service

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The new and advanced container tracking feature offers customers full transparency over their FCL shipments. The state-of-the-art technology provides users with end-to-end data via the supply chain management platform SPOT

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International SAP Conference for Connected Logistics in Cargo

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Cook Conferences and SAP have announced the International SAP Conference for Connected Logistics in Cargo taking place on 10-11 October, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Air Canada announces acquisition of two Boeing 777 freighter planes

Canadian Manufacturing

Jason Berry, Vice President, Cargo, at Air Canada also provided the following statement: “It has been another exciting quarter for Air Canada Cargo as we continue to strategically build our business and invest in our future.

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Embraer awards Héroux-Devtek with manufacturing contract

Canadian Manufacturing

LONGUEUIL — Embraer design has awarded a contract to Heroux Devtek to deisgn, develop and manufacture the main deck cargo door actuation system for the E190F and E195F Freighter conversion program.

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Stratom demonstrates new autonomous pallet loader vehicle

Robotics Automation News

Whether operated via tethered remote control or preprogrammed with repeatable operations, Stratom’s ATLAS platform reduces crew needs while loading, unloading and transporting cargo […].

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8 Reasons to Use Air Freight Services for Your Business

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Ken Jackson, freelance writer If your business requires shipping high value but low volume cargo, you’re probably considering air freight services. But there is often understandable hesitancy about actually following through with this idea

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CBRE research points to industrial real estate rate gains near major airports

Modern Materials Handling

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8 Reasons to Use Air Freight Services for Your Business

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

By Ken Jackson, freelance writer If your business requires shipping high value but low volume cargo, you’re probably considering air freight services. But there is often understandable hesitancy about actually following through with this idea

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Scanwell – July Supply Chain Issues

Fastener News Desk

Everyone; I wanted to send out a quick note about the current state of the global supply chain as there are a lot of things happening which can / will affect how cargo moves throughout this amazing country. The latest news in the ocean, air, rail, and trucking industries.

Rust Foundation Establishes Security Team

Gary Mintchell

The team will also help advocate for security practices across the Rust landscape, including Cargo and Crates.io, and will be a resource for the maintainer community. Do you program in Rust? Me neither. I had barely heard of it. I received this news. Valuable if you use Rust.

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Conference Speakers from AntwerpXL 2022 Analyse Industry Trends

MEM

Speakers and guests from last month’s AntwerpXL, the award-winning breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo event, have set out their thoughts on industry trends in a new whitepaper.

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ENVO announces the launch of its all-seasons ebike, FLEX, in Canada and the U.S.

Canadian Manufacturing

Our research found that some niche riding applications, such as snow cycling, utility and cargo, kids and passengers, seniors and adaptive cycling, are not getting the attention from the micro electric mobility industry because of the small market size,” said Ali Kazemkhani, CEO of ENVO. “At

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GreenPower secures another 85 vouchers from California incentive program

Canadian Manufacturing

has secured another 85 vouchers under the California HVIP program for 75 EV Star 22′ Cargo vans, eight EV Star Box Trucks and two EV Star 25′ Cargo vans. “GreenPower’s EV Star 22-foot cargo van has quickly become our highest demand vehicle. LOS ANGELES — GreenPower Motor Company Inc.

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Federal government invests in supply chain capacity at Edmonton airport

Canadian Manufacturing

21, the Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced up to $100 million in funding under the National Trade Corridors Fund to increase cargo and logistics handling operations at the Edmonton International Airport. The project will convert approximately 2,000 acres of land into a new global cargo handling operation. The airport’s increased cargo capacity will improve the movement of import and export trade routes and strengthen Canada’s supply chain.

Cargojet announces successful recertification of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard Accreditation

Canadian Manufacturing

Cargojet says they are the only air cargo carrier in Canada with this accreditation. Cargojet is a provider of time sensitive premium air cargo services to all major cities across North America, providing Dedicated, ACMI and International Charter services and reportedly carries over 25,000,000 pounds of cargo weekly. MISSISSAUGA — Cargojet Inc. announced the successful recertification of its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard Accreditation.

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Konecranes puts the battery in big container handling machines

Manufacturing Tomorrow

The Battery RTG is the world's first of its kind and the most eco-efficient RTG in history, with zero local CO2 and virtually zero local noise emissions • The new technology has been showcased at Ahoy Rotterdam's TOC Europe trade show for port and cargo supply chain professionals

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Dronamics Joins UK’s First Medical Drone Distribution Network

MEM

Dronamics, the middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator, is to take part in the CAELUS project – a consortium of partners set to revolutionise the way in which healthcare services are delivered in Scotland.

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GreenPower Motor announces that its vehicles are eligible for up to $150K in funding from iHMZEV program

Canadian Manufacturing

Eligible GreenPower vehicles listed under the iMHZEV Program include the EV Star Cargo, EV Star Max seating, EV Star ADA, EV250 thirty-foot shuttle and EV350 forty-foot shuttle. “The iMHZEV Program opens up availability in the market for our EV Star Cargo and EV Star for shuttle operations. VANCOUVER — GreenPower Motor Company Inc.,

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Will autonomous car racing change your business? It just might

Cisco Industrial Automation

In cargo ports, operators are controlling autonomous guided vehicles, like cranes and straddle carriers, safely and efficiently from the comfort of temperature-controlled offices. Some days I really get excited about my job. A self-driving race car challenge?

DP World launches worldwide digital platforms throughout the supply chain to move global trade online

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The connected ecosystem of platforms will enable freight forwarders and any business, to book shipments of cargo from and to anywhere in the world, by any combination of sea, land and air DP World has launched cutting-edge online logistics tools and services, covering sea, land and air shipping around the world.

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Tuga signs LOI to form manufacturing consortium for urban EVs

Canadian Manufacturing

The Tuga is also being designed to offer a patent pending expandable chassis designed for improved passenger comfort and cargo handling capability. VANCOUVER — Tuga Innovations signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) for the creation of a consortium with the intent to produce the initial Tuga commercial prototypes, limited series product line, and continued advancements towards future production vehicles.

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U-Freight supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The news that cargo thefts at unsecured locations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region accounted for 173 or 85.1 percent of incidents reported in November 2017, is further evidence of the need for diligence in supply chain security, says international freight forwarding and logistics company, U-Freight

Drone Delivery Canada launches dangerous goods transportation for UBC’s DTI program

Canadian Manufacturing

DDC LAUNCHES DANGEROUS GOODS TRANSPORTATION FOR UBC’S REMOTE COMMUNITIES DTI PROGRAM (CNW Group/Drone Delivery Canada Corp.). TORONTO — Drone Delivery Canada Corp.

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Victoria announces grant recipients for zero-emissions vehicle uptake program

AU Manufacturing

A total of $5,295 was allocated to Brunswick Tool Library to purchase an electric cargo bicycle to deliver and collect tools. . Four Victorian businesses were among the recipients of a government grants program that supports the commercialisation of zero emissions vehicle (ZEV) technology. .

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New Trailer Lift Features Reinforced Platform, Increased Lift

Fabricating & Metal Work

The new Rite-Hite Trailer Lift (RHTL) helps raise an array of vehicles to proper dock height, while leveling the trailer bed to help protect cargo and make forklift loading/unloading more efficient and ergonomic.

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Leading UK-based Robotics Company BotsAndUs Rebrands as Dexory

i4.0 today

Rory Fidler, Vice President Cargo Technology, Menzies Aviation, comments: “ In February this year, Menzies introduced the autonomous robot Mimi, which was developed with BotsAndUs now Dexory.

Magna’s thermoplastic rear swing doors are released to the market

Canadian Manufacturing

From carrying cargo to working on the job site, consumers reportedly have the option to choose their preferred method of rear access to fit their lifestyle; a traditional liftgate or split swing doors. Magna Thermoplastic swingdoors ID.

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GreenPower establishes ATM equity program

Canadian Manufacturing

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of any sales of Common Shares under the ATM Program for the production of all-electric vehicles, including EV Star cab and chassis, EV Star cargo, EV Stars and school buses, as well as for product development with the remainder, if any, for general corporate purposes. VANCOUVER — GreenPower Motor Company Inc. has entered into a sales agreement with Roth Capital Partners to establish an at-the-market equity program.

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Auto supplier Gissing enters Chapter 11, owes Tesla $13.3M

Plastics News

The company, a subsidiary of a Chinese automotive supplier, manufactures interior acoustic and cargo management systems for Tesla, GM, Ford Motor Co., Bingham Farms, Mich.-based

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Exro Technologies signs multiyear agreement with SEA Electric

Canadian Manufacturing

billion pounds of CO2 emissions through the deployment of our electric delivery and garbage trucks, shuttle buses, cargo vans, and more,” said Tony Fairweather, chief executive officer of SEA Electric in a statement. CALGARY — Exro Technologies Inc.

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Southland Trailers selects Lethbridge County, Alta. for the site of its new manufacturing facility

Canadian Manufacturing

The new facility will integrate robotic processes that will allow Southland to double its cargo trailer production capacity from 20 per day to 41 per day. LETHBRIDGE — Lethbridge County has been selected by Southland Trailers as the site for the new manufacturing facility. The expansion is in part thanks to a $2.06 million boost from the Alberta government’s rural stream of the Investment and Growth Fund (IGF).

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Tech Tuesdays: Sorbothane marks 40 years of shock and vibration innovation

Design World

In honor of Sorbothane’s anniversary, we discuss the unique history of the company, including how the material was developed for insoles to support runners and then became essential for industrial industries to protect vital cargo and equipment.

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World-first drone to save lives in dangerous water rescues

AU Manufacturing

It can then be operated remotely to transport a payload of life-saving cargo to a stricken vessel or to people stranded in the water,” said Joe, an aerospace engineer. . Media Release by Aeromech.

China launches science laboratory into space

E&T

The lab module was launched in China's most powerful rocket, the Long March 5B-Y3, and preceded by the Tianzhou-class cargo spacecraft and the Shenzhou-14 crewed spacecraft. Last night, the Wentian lab module was launched from the Wenchang space base in the tropical island province of Hainan on Sunday, with a view to expanding China's positioning within the space research sector. .

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada partners with Enterprise Holdings

Canadian Manufacturing

Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada has begun delivery of more than 300 units in total, including 200+ MY22 Sprinter Cargo Vans and 100+ MY22 Metris Passenger Vans, to help Enterprise Holdings meet the demands of its customers. Mercedes-Benz Canada. MISSISSAUGA — Mercedes-Benz Vans Canada has announced a new agreement with Enterprise Holdings® for a fleet deal.

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Honda unveils its new electric SUV

Canadian Manufacturing

It also encompasses an interior volume of more than 2900 litres to provide space for passengers and cargo. 2024 Honda Prologue (CNW Group/Honda Canada Inc.). MARKHAM — Honda has introduced its new Prologue Elite battery-electric SUV to become available in the North American market by 2024.

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‘Messengers from outer space’ sought by scientists with high-tech balloon

E&T

The balloon and its cargo are currently under final construction and assembly. The entire cargo is currently undergoing assembly at the Colorado School of Mines, before being shipped to Nasa’s facility in Palestine, Texas, for a 'hang test' designed to ensure the entire device holds together and works well when hung from the balloon.

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Over $18 million for emerging aviation technology partnerships

Manufacturer's Monthly

Research to support and conduct trials to deliver cargo in Whitsunday region using a variety of drones, delivery distances and delivery scenarios; trials to simulate air taxi operations in the Whitsunday region, and research to develop enhanced uncrewed traffic management services.

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Shipping ports feeling the affects of supply chain delays across Canada

Canadian Manufacturing

Meanwhile cargo vessels sat at anchor for 9.6 And spillover from heavily backlogged American ports such as Los Angeles and nearby Long Beach further adds to port congestion, while labour shortages at warehouses also gum up the cargo flow. The pandemic sent shockwaves through the global supply chain and the backlogs are mounting even as freight volumes fall in North America this year.