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Help! The Robots are Coming to a Distribution Center near You (and soon!)

Follow a robot as it works its day job—transforming the world of e-commerce by hustling packages around the giant warehouses that propel the modern economy. New robot minions: Welcome to the team.

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As automation makes its way into more warehouses and DCs, a growing number of companies told Modern they’re looking to upgrade existing or add new equipment and software over the next two years.

Mobile robotics reduce the travel time associated with order fulfillment.

Governor Rick Scott spoke at online retail giant, Amazon's Ruskin warehouse this week, praising the company for bringing thousands of jobs to Florida, and a few days after announcing a new fulfillment center in Edgerton, Kansas, Amazon.com is unveiling plans for a seventh California fulfillment center in San Bernardino.

A leaked internal link on Walmart.com accidentally unveiled more details regarding the retailer’s forthcoming three-day shipping service which aims to challenge Amazon Prime.

In its latest bid to boost productivity and speed delivery, online retailer Amazon.com is deploying a robot army.

Think Logistics, the only Canadian 3PL to utilize Robotic Fulfillment technology, to expand SHOP.CA's fulfillment capabilities.

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When Dansko designed a new distribution center, it went for efficiency, growth and a system as unique as its brand.

In Dansko’s new 200,000-square-foot distribution center, conventional full case picking and mobile robotic split case picking come together for an efficient, ergonomic and unique solution.

Follow a robot as it works its day job—transforming the world of e-commerce by hustling packages around the giant warehouses that propel the modern economy. New robot minions: Welcome to the team.

Ask yourself this: what if your distribution center could not support changes in volume, product assortment or delivery timelines? How much would you lose in opportunity costs? As multi-channel businesses look to expand product and business lines quickly as a key competitive advantage, the speed to deploy a material handling solution becomes a critical success factor. Fast system deployment can be the difference between kicking the competition out of the water and limiting your growth.

Few industries have been as disrupted by the e-commerce revolution as retail. Online and brick-and-mortar retailers alike continue to invent creative new ways to break through the noise and capture a share of the market. That in turn has sparked the creation of order fulfillment solutions to support the new business models.

This report is a follow-up to the CCC-sponsored roadmap that was published in May 2009 and presented to the Congressional Caucus on Robotics on May 21, 2009. That roadmap subsequently led to the creation of the National Robotics Initiative (NRI), which is jointly sponsored by NSF, USDA, NASA, and NIH.

A new Roadmap for U.S. Robotics was presented to the Congressional Caucus on Robotics on March 20. The new Robotics roadmap, organized by the Robotics Virtual Organization, includes updates to the sections on manufacturing, healthcare/medical robotics, and services.

Gilt’s new distribution center delivers the perfect order. While speed is important, this system was also designed to deliver the perfect order.

Quiet Logistics, the eCommerce fulfillment provider of choice for premium brands in the fashion and apparel, health and beauty, and home goods sectors is pleased to announce its expansion into Managed Services. Managed Services make the technology, business processes, software systems, professional services and resource management skills that Quiet leverages in its own third-party logistics facilities available to clients inside their own warehouses.