GreyOrange Releases API for GreyMatter Fulfillment Orchestration Platform

GreyOrange said the API will make it easier for robotic vendors to take advantage of its orchestration platform.


GreyOrange's GreyMatter was designed to help coordinate different robotic systems within a facility.
GreyOrange has released a new API designed to help robotic vendors more easily hook into the company's fulfillment orchestration platform.

GreyOrange Inc. this week released its API designed to enable robotic vendors to integrate with the company’s GreyMatter fulfillment orchestration platform. GreyOrange said companies that are part of its Certified Ranger Network, or CRN, ecosystem can now take advantage of the service.

Those companies include HAI Robotics, Fetch Robotics (now Zebra), Mushiny Intelligence, Technica International, Vicarious, and Youi Robotics, among others.

“The open API integration of GreyMatter makes it easy for any robotics manufacturer to partner with us and be part of our ‘platform of choice,’” said Samay Kohli, co-founder and CEO of GreyOrange in a statement. “GreyMatter API is an answer to the global demand for flexible, automated fulfillment solutions that meet customers' specific needs without limiting them to a single vendor’s scope.”

GreyOrange said it developed CRN to serve as a go-to-market partner for all vendors within the network, as well as the single point of contact responsible for customer satisfaction with multi-vendor system operations. The company released the API to eliminate potential integration headaches.

More on GreyMatter

The GreyMatter fulfillment orchestration platform coordinates and assigns the work activities of warehouse robots to maximize productivity, speed, accuracy, and safety in end-to-end inventory fulfillment operations, according to GreyOrange. The platform matches robot agents according to work needs, including capacity and demand peaks. It uses real-time data and machine learning insights to orchestrate fulfillment operations based on service levels for the most efficient movement of inventory.

The platform connects AI software, robots, and human to drive optimal workflows and fulfillment, it added. It considers high-performing outcomes and operational factors, such as order patterns and resource availability, to make real-time fulfillment decisions. Functions include assisted picking, vertical space utilization, and autonomous picking.

“GreyOrange is leading the transformation of the automated fulfillment industry through the democratization of robotic technology—providing global customers the absolute best technology practices and solutions for fulfillment operations,” continued Kohli. “The GreyMatter API supports our mission to help customers fulfill their customer promises by seamlessly connecting humans and robots through AI-driven software.”

In related GreyOrange news, the company recently brought on a new chief financial officer. Guido Frantzen previously worked as the CFO at Kasasa, Zola Electric and eMeter Corporation. In his new role at GreyOrange, Frantzen will be responsible for the company’s overall revenue growth.

“I look forward to putting my strategic expertise to work for the purpose of advancing GreyOrange financially so the company is able to continue solving problems for customers all over the world,” said Guido Frantzen, CFO, GreyOrange, in a statement. “As we look to the future, and even currently, supply chain leaders are not only looking to GreyOrange to provide innovative fulfillment solutions, but to serve as a credible consultant.”

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GreyOrange's GreyMatter was designed to help coordinate different robotic systems within a facility.

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