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300 Riverpark Drive
North Reading, Massachusetts,
781 221-4640
www.kivasystems.com
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Kiva uses game-changing automation technology for distribution centers that helps companies simplify operations and reduce costs while increasing strategic flexibility. Using hundreds of autonomous mobile robots and sophisticated control software, the Kiva Mobile-robotic Fulfillment System enables extremely fast cycle times with reduced labor requirements, from receiving to picking to shipping. The result is a building that is quick and low-cost to set up, inexpensive to operate and easy to change anywhere in the world.



 

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Creating a Distribution Powerhouse: Why Rapid Deployment Matters
Speed: In Old English, “sped” meant “success” or “thriving”, having grown out of the same ancient root “spe-” as the Latin “sperare”…

A Roadmap for U.S. Robotics: From Internet to Robotics
Last year, robotics celebrated its 50-year anniversary in terms of deployment of the first industrial robot at a manufacturing site and since…

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

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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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Kiva Systems in the News

Amazon Opens New Fulfillment Center in Ruskin Florida - Kansas and California to Follow
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…
Leaked Site Reveals Walmart’s Answer to Amazon Prime - “ShippingPass”
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.
Amazon Robots Get Ready For Christmas
In its latest bid to boost productivity and speed delivery, online retailer Amazon.com is deploying a robot army.
SHOP.CA Launches Fulfillment Technology Partnership with Think Logistics
Think Logistics, the only Canadian 3PL to utilize Robotic Fulfillment technology, to expand SHOP.CA's fulfillment capabilities.
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…
In-House Retail E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Distribution Center
A high-profile, fast-growing e-tailer, Gilt Groupe has built a business around a new and unique e-retail model: the flash sale.
New Robotics Roadmap Presented to Congress
Roadmap summarizes the strategic importance of robotics and automation technologies to manufacturing industries in the U.S. economy.
Gilt’s New Distribution Center Delivers the Perfect Order
While speed is important, Gilt’s new distribution center system was also designed to deliver the perfect order, fast.
Year in Review: Top materials handling news in 2012
Automation: Intelligrated aims at growth
Amazon/Kiva deal: Wow!
Amazon/Kiva deal: Wow!

Kiva Systems on the Web

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Automation: What is an AGV? - Modern Materials Handling
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AGVs, carts and robots - Modern Materials Handling
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Amazon Robotics - Wikipedia
Amazon Robotics (formerly Kiva Systems) ... When an order is entered into the Kiva database system, the software locates the closest automated guided vehicle ...
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