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UPS and CVS herald initial drone deliveries of prescription medicine
Roughly one month after receiving the United States government's first full Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Part 135 Standard certification, which is required to operate a drone airline, Atlanta-based transportation and logistics...

Columbus-based Vargo opens suburban Cincinnati office
Company promotes Bart Cera to president, names new CFO and hires 11 new associates.

Honeywell Announces Creation of Pittsburgh-based Honeywell Robotics
Advanced technology center a significant investment in partnerships with software vendors, universities, startups and incubators to create new solutions for industrial customers.

RightHand Robotics establishes Japan entity
The subsidiary will enable RightHand to better serve the fast-growing demand for robotic piece-picking in Japan and the rest of Asia Pacific.

Automation ensures optimal freshness, minimal handling time of fresh produce
Robotic automation solutions enable supermarket giant to optimize the picking of fresh produce.

Research from Interact Analysis outlines potential challenges ahead for warehouse automation market
Report predicts double-digit growth for 2019 and 2020, headwinds expected in 2021. Service, maintenance and aftermarket sales will become an increasingly important part of system integrators' business models.

What Exactly Is Hyperlocal Fulfillment?
In this article and resulting white paper, we look at the challenges giving rise to the hyperlocal fulfillment trend, and why they must be addressed, we explain how hyperlocal fulfillment...

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) opens its largest North American office In New York
Denmark's fastest-growing robotics manufacturer and industry leader in autonomous mobile robots adds first showroom outside of headquarters with space for double the employees in MiR's largest market.

Shopify set to acquire 6 River Systems for $450 million
Ottawa-based Shopify, a multi-channel commerce platform, announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Waltham, Mass.-based 6 River Systems, a provider of collaborative warehouse solutions. The purchase price is $450...

Honeywell Helps Apparel Logistics Group Triple Daily Output From Its Ecommerce Distribution Center
Honeywell Intelligrated's technology and technical support services will help The Apparel Logistics Group expand its e-commerce parcel shipping capability, increase productivity at the shipping dock, ensure order accuracy and expand...

Locus Robotics Announces Technology Partnership With RightHand Robotics
Locus and RHR will give a preview of their multi-stage fulfillment solution at Manhattan Associates' Momentum Conference 2019

Manhattan Associates partners with warehouse automation solution providers
Manhattan Automation Network is a new program with five inaugural members: Kindred AI, Locus Robotics, Matthews Automation Solutions, Right Hand Robotics and VCO Systems.

Acceleration in Warehousing Costs Shaping Greater Efficiency and Technology Innovation
Constrained capacity, wages, and tariffs are driving warehousing costs higher while technology innovation is shaping the warehouse faster than ever.

Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center Automation Survey: More automation, please
Modern's 2019 automation survey proves that more warehouses and DCs than ever are interested and investing in automated materials handling equipment.

ProMat C-Suite Interview: Christopher Barber, CEO of North America at GreyOrange
Unlike fixed automation, robots scale easily and layouts can be modified as needs change.

Locus Robotics Launches Hardware and Software Suite With Omnichannel Support
Innovation Award nominee now supports all aspects of fulfillment for retail, wholesale, and e-commerce channels.

RightHand Robotics unveils next-generation RightPick2
RightHand Robotics, a leader in autonomous robotic piece-picking solutions, announced the release of RightPick2, the company's next-generation, integrated software and hardware product platform at Booth S2397.

AutoStore Announces Newest Distribution Partner, Kuecker Logistics Group
AutoStore partners with Kuecker Logistics Group, a turnkey systems integrator. They have experience in a diverse range of markets including solutions for e-commerce fulfillment, retail, wholesale, protein, cold chain, convenience...

Aiming to be the Amazon of On-Demand Manufacturing
Vendors enter the field, adding new networks for ordering custom parts and prototypes.

U.S. Department of Energy recognizes REI distribution center for energy efficiency
280,000-square-foot solar panels, 'hypershairs' for employees and robotic fulfillment technologies help cut energy costs and environmental impact.

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