Warehouse Workers Want Technology to Help Them Do Their Jobs, Finds Lucas Systems Study
June 29, 2022
Lucas Systems reports in its "Voice of the Warehouse Worker Study" that nearly half of on-floor staffers welcome robots in relieving physical stress, but many are still concerned about automation.
Fetch Robotics, Zebra Technologies Look to Manage Both People and Robots
February 7, 2022
Beyond existing goods-to-person automation and warehouse management systems, Zebra says the Fetch fulfillment software can optimize the activities of both people and mobile robots.
Warehouses Not Yet Taking Full Advantage of AI, Finds Lucas Systems Study
September 16, 2021
Lucas Systems recently commissioned a study conducted by Vanson Bourne. It found that warehouse executives are interested in AI and automation but worry about costs.
Lucas Systems, Fetch Robotics to Jointly Optimize Warehouse Worker and Robot Collaboration
August 4, 2021
Lucas Systems plans to orchestrate both warehouse workers and Fetch's autonomous mobile robots to optimize picking, improve productivity, and relieve labor shortages.
Warehouse Mobility Makes a Move
February 10, 2021
Mobile devices are getting significant upgrades that will improve point-of-use and enterprise productivity. Advances range from the move to Android systems to a consolidation of form factors while trying out...
Vision Picking Can Be Transformed Through Smart Engineers and Processes
August 20, 2018
Augmented reality, smart glasses and other technologies are not enough in themselves to unlock value.
Four Truths About DC Robots, Jobs, And Warehouse Execution
August 13, 2018
Many articles about robots in the distribution center include predictions of large scale job losses. “Robots Replace People” is a good, attention-grabbing headline, but the truth is more complicated.