GreyOrange Launches Next Era Fulfillment Operating System

GreyOrange, a global software and mobile robotics provider that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimize fulfillment operations, has announced the latest release of its Fulfillment Operating System, which integrates GreyMatter software with the company’s series of mobile robots. The latest release embodies capabilities that optimize fulfillment for companies with omnichannel and e-commerce needs and increases store efficiency by packing replenishment orders according to individual store layouts and preferences. It also expands the orchestration of data and actions across the Company’s series of Ranger™ mobile robots. “Synthesizing GreyMatter with a…

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Flipkart funding support for logistics firm Shadowfax

Domestic e-commerce giant Flipkart led the recent funding round in support of logistics firm Shadowfax which saw it generating Rs 430 crore. Other major participants in the funding round included Qualcomm Ventures, Mirae Asset Naver Fund and the World Bank-backed IFC. Flipkart already has an existing partnership with Shadowfax and the investment is meant to help Shadowfox take its hyperlocal partnerhip model with offline kirana stores to the next level. “By leveraging kirana stores and the deep delivery capabilities of Shadowfax and other Flipkart-led innovations, we are building a strong…

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iFMS ensures tracking of fertilizer consignment

Department of Fertilizers (DoF) has developed an IT enabled system viz., Integrated Fertilizer Management System (iFMS), which captures end to end details of Fertilizer in terms of Production, Movement, availability, requirement, Sale, Subsidy Bill Generation to Subsidy payment to fertilizer companies. The iFMS system can be accessed at http://mfms.nic.in/. The portal ensures real time, online tracking of fertilizer movement, along the plant/port-rake point-district-wholesaler-retailer chain. It also provides Fertilizer availability data at state, district, wholesaler & retailer level. Department has also developed a dashboard which can be accessed at https://urvarak.nic.in. The dashboard…

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Retail Insight claims triple digit growth in 2019

Bangalore based omni channel technology solution provider Retail Insights has claimed triple digit growth in the financial year 2019. It has onboarded 13 clients in 2019 becoming the preferred system integration partner for word-class products made for retail viz. JDA, Adobe, Kantar, Phone Pe, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Go Frugal, Diebold, Google, Intel Openvino, Carlippa, Search Tap, Shipsy and Firsthive and Vinicullum. Commenting on the growth, Vishnu Gullipalli – CEO & Solution Advisor, Retail Insights said, “We are pleased with our steady growth rate, and 2019 has been an exciting year for Retail Insights. With…

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Dun & Bradstreet launches cloud database repository on Indian businesses

Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) India, the world’s leading provider of global business information, has launched D&B iAccess, the country’s biggest and first-of-its-kind online database on Indian businesses. D&B’s iAccess is a comprehensive database on more than two million Indian companies, allowing users to access organised data with a 360-degree view of any company available on the platform. Manish Sinha, Managing Director, Dun and Bradstreet India said, “DNB iAccess is a platform built for accessing quick data. D&B has the largest commercial database in the world and DNB iAccess brings the most comprehensive…

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Etisalat-Huawei complete OXC trial for transportation industry

Etisalat, the UAE-based telecommunications services provider, has worked with Huawei to complete the first trial of compact all-optical cross-connect (OXC) for the transport industry, enhancing connectivity and speed and delivering cutting-edge technology that promises to simplify optical architecture to build future networks. The ‘OptiXtrans series OSN 9800 P32C’ trial cements Etisalat’s leading position in innovative technology for transport networks and promotes application of the OXC solution. An OXC is a device used by telecom carriers to switch high-speed optical signals in a fiber optic network, such as an optical mesh network.…

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IIT Alum-founded Startup launches free App on Air Pollution

Blue Sky Analytics, an IIT Alum-founded Geospatial Data Intelligence Startup, has launched a mobile app that can provide real-time information on Air Pollution across India free of cost to everyone. This is not only an App to analyze Air Quality Data but a Data Analysis Platform that can provide historical trends on air quality data across days, months and years from all pollution control boards in India. Also available as a web platform, ‘BreeZo’ is an air quality data app, powered by satellite monitoring and sensors across the country, which…

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UBON debuts smart watch SW-11 with in-built GPS tracker

India’s leading gadget accessory UBON has unveiled its astonishing and innovative flagship smart watch SW-11. Inspired by traditional chronographic designs, SW-11 is crafted with a smart design by combining it with bigger LED screen, longer battery backup with a standby backup time of 7 days, GPS tracker, LTE connectivity and built-in GPS, making it the rare addition to any watch collection. With IP–65 waterproof design, the UBON SW-11 smart watch can run alternate activities at the same time that includes plenty of features to care for your health with features like…

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TruckSuvidha gets funding support from GAIL

Ritwik Sinha After being in the business for over five years, online freight transport aggregator TruckSuvidha has received funding support for further expansion. And the support hasn’t typically come from PE or VC quarters but rather from a public sector enterprise – Gas Authority of India (GAIL). “ They had given us a milestone based project which we successfully executed. The funding happened after that,” Ishu Bansal, Co-Founder of the platform told supplychainlog in an exclusive conversation. He, however,  refused to divulge the funding size even as he asserted that…

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FreightBro joins Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg

FreightBro, India’s first freight forwarder facing digital platform that digitizes operations for Freight Forwarders, became the first Indian startup to join the Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg in an exclusive event titled ‘Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg Roadshow – An Indo-German Logistics Startups Connect.’ Organised by FreightBro, the event focused on the importance and the success of building a digital logistics ecosystem in Germany and the potential of replicating similar ecosystem based models in India. Mohammed Zakkiria A, Co-Founder, FreightBro, said, “Joining hands with Digital Hub is a strategically sound decision for us  and is the…

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