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NTT and Mitsubishi team up on AI-powered food logistics

Japanese partners see demand for operational efficiency amid labor crunch

A truck delivering beer in Japan: The $450 billion logistics industry is ripe for reform.

TOKYO -- Telecom provider Nippon Telegraph and Telephone and trading house Mitsubishi Corp. are joining forces to disrupt Japan's 50 trillion yen ($450 billion) logistics industry, using artificial intelligence and digital technologies to improve operational efficiency, Nikkei has learned.

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