AGV stands for Automated Guided Vehicle. AGVs are used to transport heavy items such as stacks of pallets, rolls of paper or metal, and auto parts along a defined route in a factory or warehouse.
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HARTING Distribution Center in Germany Showcases Warehouse Automation
October 19, 2021
Korber helped HARTING Logistics integrate automated storage, AGVs, palletizing and depalletizing systems, and RFID technologies in a distribution center that showcases automation.
MOV.AI Launches Robotics Engine Platform for Mobile Robot Deployment
October 19, 2021
The latest version of the MOV.AI platform offers a visual IDE, advanced algorithms such as 3D SLAM, simulation tools, scene and behavior editors, an open API framework, and more.
Automation as a Tool to Future-Proof Retail Businesses
October 17, 2021
Retail automation, which includes everything from inventory management to service robots and mobile robots in warehouses, can help businesses respond to demands for speed and customization.
Meili Robots Partners With InOrbit to Boost Robot Fleet Management Offerings
October 13, 2021
Meili Robots, which provides a universal fleet management system, is combining its expertise with InOrbit, a leader in robot operations or RobOps orchestration of mixed mobile fleets.
Seegrid Ranked No. 1 Autonomous Mobile Robot Provider in the U.S. by Interact Analysis
October 12, 2021
Seegrid is a global leader in automation for materials handling, according to Interact Analysis, as demand for different types of mobile robots continues to climb.
First Financial Equipment Leasing Offers to Reduce Risk in Adopting Automation
October 11, 2021
As companies across industries adopt or add automation, they can benefit from leases that make costs more predictable, says First Financial Equipment Leasing.
Vecna Robotics Release of Mark 3 Cloud Software Makes Mobile Robots Faster, Safer
September 27, 2021
At Pack Expo this week, Vecna Robotics announced the Mark 3 release of its cloud software, which will enable mobile robots and autonomous lifts to go faster safely.
Locus Acquires Waypoint as Mobile Robot Providers Serve Both Warehouses and Factories
September 20, 2021
Robotics 24/7 spoke with executives at both Locus and Waypoint as the companies combine to offer a range of mobile robots for the growing global warehouse market.
Smart Technics to Integrate Scallog Mobile Robots in Newpharma Warehouse
September 13, 2021
Scallog's goods-to-person robots will be integrated at Newpharma's new distribution center. Scallog is also demonstrating its new Flexytote robot this week at SITL.
Warehouse Robotics Revenues to Surpass $51B by 2030, Finds ABI Research
August 23, 2021
Labor shortages and accelerated e-commerce demand have led warehouse operators to move from evaluation to adoption of systems such as vision-guided picking and mobile robots.
DoD Chooses Stratom for Stage II of Modular Autonomy and Robotic Software Program
August 13, 2021
Stratom, which worked on the first stage of the MARS program, will continue to help migrate military ground robots from ROS-M to ROS 2, the latest version of the Robot Operating...
Scythe Robotics Emerges From Stealth With $18.6M in Series A Funding for Autonomous Mower
June 15, 2021
Scythe Robotics has raised Series A funding and is offering its electric commercial lawnmower through a robotics-as-a-service model. It can also capture property and performance data.
Raymond Corp. Unveils Intralogistics Portfolio Including Automation
May 18, 2021
Raymond Corp. said its "end-to-endless" intralogistics suite for materials handling includes automated guided vehicles, software, and support services to enable greater visibility and efficiency.
8 Types of Warehouse Robots by Application
May 16, 2021
Depending on the task, the space and infrastructure available in the environment, and the need for flexible processes, there are different types of robots for every warehouse.
How Amazon Robotics Helps Fill Orders, Create Jobs
May 9, 2021
From its acquisition of Kiva, now Amazon Robotics, to its construction of fulfillment centers across the U.S., Amazon.com is leading e-commerce and creating jobs.