Logistics continues to be the largest and fastest growing market for autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). As per the latest IFR report, around 111,000 logistics systems (worth USD 3.7 billion) were sold in 2018, a growth of 60% compared to 2017.
"Investments in logistics AMRs are approaching $200 million, so clearly the venture capital community believes AMRs could be a smart investment", says Steve Banker from ARC. Read it on Logistics Viewpoints
In an annual survey by logistics industry group MHI and Deloitte, 51% of respondents said robotics and automation are a source of either disruption or competitive advantage, up from 39% last year. Out of the 900 supply-chain professionals surveyed, more singled out those fields than technologies in ...
As per RBR, Amazon has doubled the number of robots in its warehouses and plans to hire 100,000 workers to meet demand during the upcoming holiday season. No doubt Robots and Workers will continue to co-exist!