Green logistics are paying off

Intelligent sensors make logistics processes efficient and sustainable


Supply chains and logistics processes form a key component of the value added chains of many industry sectors and fields. Just as it does for economic development, the logistics sector also plays a key strategic role in reducing the level of CO² emissions. Many initiatives have already been launched, although solutions with low CO² emissions and alternative transport options are not yet  available on a wider scale. In this respect, intelligent sensor solutions can make a significant contribution.  Continue reading

Navigation scanners

Automated guidance made easy


Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are used for moving materials and equipment, and operate without a driver on board. Using an automatic control system, they supply product lines and transport goods between different production areas. The Brazilian AGV specialist SINOVA opted for navigation scanners from SICK with which e.g the route of the vehicles can be changed easily and flexibly. Continue reading

Specialist trade fair for traffic and transport: Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014


Intertraffic Amsterdam is one of the largest international specialist exhibitions for traffic infrastructure, traffic management, road safety and parking. At the trade fair, which takes place from 3/25 to 3/28 in Amsterdam, the specialist visitors get a comprehensive overview of the latest products, services and solutions from numerous exhibitors. Intertraffic also provides an insight into future trends and developments.   Continue reading