Savant Software Inc. and Locus Robotics today announced a new strategic partnership in which they will integrate Savant's warehouse management system, or WMS, and Locus' autonomous mobile robots, or AMRs. The joint offering will provide flexible automation for midmarket companies, they said.
“We are thrilled to partner with Locus Robotics to offer a powerful, cost-effective robotics automation solution for mid-market companies,” said Chris Jackson, president of Savant WMS, in a press release. “Our partnership will provide our customers with access to best-in-class robotic technology, while still maintaining the flexibility and affordability that is so critical to mid-market companies.”
Peoria, Ariz.-based Savant said its cloud-based WMS is designed to optimize warehouse processes, reduce costs, and increase accuracy. The company added that its team of experienced professionals provides scalable solutions that are designed to meet the unique needs of each customer.
Savant WMS to provide affordable solution
By integrating Savant WMS with Locus Robotics, warehouse managers will benefit from improved efficiency, productivity, and accuracy in their daily operations, said the partners.
“With this partnership, mid-market companies can now take advantage of the latest advancements in robotics and warehouse management systems, without breaking the bank,” they said. “The combination of Savant WMS and Locus Robotics provides a cost-effective solution that can be optimized to meet the specific needs of each individual customer.”
The integration of Savant WMS with Locus Robotics will enable warehouse managers to easily incorporate AMRs into their daily operations, claimed the partners. Locus said its systems include a fleet of robots, a proprietary software platform, and integration with WMSes.
Locus Robotics aims for the midmarket
“As e-commerce continues to explode across all channels, access to a cost-effective and powerful WMS system is critical for a successful warehouse fulfillment operation,” stated Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. “Partnering with Savant WMS will enable Locus to bring our cutting-edge robotic technology to mid-market companies, helping them to drive significant operational efficiency and productivity gains, and deliver a faster time to value.”
Wilmington, Mass.-based Locus Robotics said its AMRs collaborate with human workers to dramatically improve product movement and order-fulfillment productivity. The company said its hardware and software can also reduce operational costs and improve workplace ergonomics.
Locus said that more than 100 of the world's top brands, retailers, third-party logistics providers (3PLs), and specialty warehouses have deployed its award-winning systems at over 250 sites. It recently announced that DHL Supply Chain will deploy 5,000 origin robots across multiple sites.
At Automate 2023 in Detroit next week, Locus Robotics will exhibit at Booth 4432. For more coverage of Automate, visit Robotics 24/7's special coverage page.