10 Takeaways From A3’s Autonomous Mobile Robot and Logistics Conference

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The newlywed game

As the mobile robot market matures, some consolidation is to be expected.

Along with Fabtech and Pack Expo, the AMR & Logistics Conference was one of the first times industry observers could speak with Fetch Robotics after its acquisition by Zebra Technologies for $290 million.

In addition, Locus Robotics recently bought Waypoint Robotics, adding Waypoint’s rugged, omnidirectional robots to its order-fulfillment portfolio.

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1. No one size fits all for the DC of the future

2. Find 'low-hanging fruit' and build 'virtual belts'

3. Start small, but think big

4. Don't underestimate your environment

5. Don't forget your workforce

6. Boston Dynamics looks to commercial future with Stretch

7. The newlywed game

8. Partnerships aim to accelerate AMR adoption

9. Incremental change but big investments

10. Industry increasingly recognizes need for interoperability

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