Walmart Cuts Staffing Levels at Some E-Commerce Warehouses
Walmart Inc. is cutting staffing levels at some e-commerce fulfillment centers in the U.S. as the nation’s largest private-sector employer steps up investment in automation.
Supply Chain Envoy Says Automating Ports Doesn’t Have to Cost Jobs
The White House’s supply chain envoy said the ports and logistics industry must move toward automation, a sticking point in protracted contract talks between U.S. West Coast dockworkers and their employers.
Roger Nielsen Joins SafeAI Board
SafeAI Inc., which is helping off-road industries including mining and construction move toward autonomy, announced that former Daimler Trucks North America CEO Roger Nielsen has joined its board of directors.October 4, 2021
Using Automation and Gaining Insight
Houston Vaughn, President and COO of P&S Transportation will join Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software, to share examples and insights on how the powerful combination of automation and business intelligence can make a big difference every day in a trucking company’s operations.October 22, 2020
AI Poised to Impact High-Skill US Jobs, Including Finance
Artificial intelligence is coming for America’s high-paid professions as it creates winners and losers across the labor market like never before.
Automation Debate Across Trucking Industry Lingers, Lawmakers Say
WASHINGTON — Federal policymakers seek to reassure truckers about their future in the labor force as they acknowledge the need to adapt to a new landscape amid advancements in automation.
As L.A. Ports Automate, Some Workers Are Cheering On Robots
The arrival of robots at the Port of Los Angeles is exposing a stark economic divide between two sets of Southern California workers.
Robots Are Hurting Pay, Fed Study Finds
Automation has “contributed substantially” to reducing the portion of national income that goes to U.S. workers over the past two decades, according to a new study by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
FMCSA, NHTSA Extend Comment Window on Automated Driving Systems
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are extending the public comment period meant to gather input on automated driving systems.
Kroger Goes Full Robot to Take On Amazon With Ocado
Kroger has unleashed a flurry of initiatives to ensure it won’t get thumped in a post-Amazon-buying-Whole-Foods world, but its biggest gamble is a partnership with British online grocer Ocado Group to build as many as 20 automated grocery warehouses in the United States.