GXO implements AI solutions in the UK

GXO Logistics Servicesa company dedicated exclusively to contract logistics, announced this in cooperation with datasparkThe solutions have been successfully implemented artificial intelligence Which contributed to increasing efficiency, achieving cost savings and reducing its environmental impact by improving transportation methods.

“We continue to invest in unparalleled technology solutions to better serve our customers, helping them increase efficiency and productivity, as well as achieve their environmental, social and governance goals. As we continue to apply AI, we now have more opportunities to offer Value Added “We are improving all aspects of their logistics needs, from sorting to picking, packing and transport,” said Gavin Williams, GXO UK & Ireland Managing Director.

Since 2021, GXO has been working in collaboration with Datasparq, an innovative AI and data science services provider. Together, the two companies have applied cutting-edge technology to develop custom path optimization tools for clients such as the UK’s leading retailer, Iceland. GXO operates four distribution centers in three temperature ranges, serving over 1100 stores All over the country on behalf of Iceland.

With a complex network extending over 50 million kilometers annually, Iceland has reaped significant benefits from the application of artificial intelligence. By improving road efficiency, the retailer has reduced the distance traveled by more than 900,000 kilometers per year, resulting in less oil consumption By over 25,000 liters and achieving over 720 tons of total carbon emissions savings to date. Additionally, GXO drivers can now focus on higher value activities, improving productivity and job satisfaction.

“Iceland was the first international food retailer to join this alliance,” said Steve Pennington, Iceland Supply Chain Director. Climate commitment, committing to being carbon neutral by 2040. Reducing road miles traveled and reducing fuel consumption across our vehicle fleet, without sacrificing exceptional customer service, is a priority for us as we work toward this goal. “Thanks to the power of new technologies like AI and strong partnerships with GXO and Datasparq, we are one step closer to a more sustainable future.”

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GXO is also using AI to transform its warehousing operations, working with several service providers, e.g Corber operator eye solution. GXO is committed to deploying AI to improve automation efficiency, selection accuracy and processing time, while supporting the safety and well-being of colleagues.

GXO generates approximately 30% of its revenue from Automated solutions. In Q1 2023, GXO increased total technology and automation solutions by 64% year over year.

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