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Robotics Advancements Promise Bright Future for Supply Chains Beyond COVID Challenges
January 9, 2022
While some companies, like e-commerce giant Amazon, are developing their own automation, many others, such as DHL are looking at robots from suppliers including Seegrid.
Amazon Opens New Robotics Manufacturing Facility in Massachusetts
October 22, 2021
Amazon.com has added a manufacturing facility in Westborough, Mass., to its Amazon Robotics headquarters in North Reading, Mass., saying that it will create jobs as well as robots.
Think of Robots as a Supply Chain Asset
August 2, 2021
Robots are rapidly becoming essential for all kinds of supply chain applications, but managers should understand what's available and anticipate worker concerns.
How Amazon Integrates Physical and Emerging Digital Technologies With AWS IoT
June 30, 2021
Amazon's chief technology officer explains how Amazon's robots use AWS IoT for comprehensive device management to scale out and conduct tasks such as induction and palletizing.
Amazon in Talks to Buy Stake in Autonomous Truck Startup Plus
June 22, 2021
Amazon reportedly has placed an order for 1,000 autonomous driving systems from self-driving truck technology startup Plus and is in talks to buy a stake of as much as 20%.
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.
Dissecting the Startup Buzz Around Robotics in Distribution Centers
March 11, 2021
Investors place big bets on young startups offering tech like robotics for distribution centers. For investors, it’s attractive because of e-commerce growth and the efficiency gains that can be...
Amazon’s Last-Mile MIT CTL Routing Research Challenge
February 22, 2021
The primary goal of the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge is to encourage participants to develop innovative approaches leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and other non-conventional...
Amazon’s Drone Delivery Hits Milestone with Federal Aviation Administration Clearance
August 31, 2020
Retail behemoth Amazon.com took a big leap toward delivering goods from the sky by becoming one of only a handful of companies certified by the U.S. government to...
Amazon Acquires Autonomous Technology Company Zoox
June 26, 2020
Amazon.com Inc has agreed to pay over $1 billion to buy self-driving startup Zoox Inc, a move that will expand the e-commerce giant's reach in autonomous-vehicle transportation technology.
A look at how Amazon wins the war for talent
March 2, 2020
Along with building out an unparalleled network, Amazon is investing in associates to win the war for talent.
Amazon’s Highly Automated Robotic Fulfillment Center - Delivering Customer Preference Experience
March 2, 2020
Visiting Amazon's Robotic Fulfillment Center, North Haven, Connecticut; the materials handling systems and robots are impressive, but what makes Amazon Amazon is delivering customer experience, you don't get that by...
Shopify set to acquire 6 River Systems for $450 million
September 10, 2019
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...
Can Robots Help Build A Better Supply Chain Future?
August 20, 2019
Ever wonder how people and robots team up on your Amazon order? Dynamic duos work side-by-side, using state-of-the-art technology to help deliver lower prices to customers.
Amazon Acquires Autonomous Warehouse Robotics Company Canvas Technology
April 11, 2019
Adding another important piece to Amazon Robotics' growing portfolio of fulfillment center machines, the Canvas fully autonomous cart will help Amazon increase delivery efficiency through robotic warehouse automation.