Locus Robotics

Locus Robotics Looks to Fill Market Gap Left by Kiva

| Mike O'Brien

Locus Robotics, a company spun out of third-party logistics provider Quiet Logistics, has begun production and implementation of a DC-based order fulfillment robot which it sees as a next logical step beyond Kiva. The company’s executives claim its robots can be deployed a few at a time without major facility retrofitting, and will eventually be used in stores as well as DCs.

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Amazon Unveils its 8th Generation Fulfillment Center

| MCM Staff

On Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, Amazon revealed its newest generation fulfillment center using robotics, vision systems and high-end technology to speed up order delivery times for customers. Take a look at the Kiva Robots in action.