Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles: IDTechEx Analysts Discuss How Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda
Last week Amazon announced that it planned on hiring 100,000 extra workers to meet the rise in demand for online shopping created by Coronavirus-caused shutdowns and social distancing.
The advancements in mobile robots technology have enabled manufacturers to develop robots suitable to their operational needs and carry out their implementation for their applications.
Friction in our supply chain -- delays or quality issues, for example -- directly impacts our bottom line. We're a quickly growing company and we need to be agile enough to take advantage of new opportunities as they arise.
We'll be participating in an on-floor seminar, "Bridging the Labor Gap in your DC" where we'll discuss how robotic solutions can augment your labor force using the latest advances in robotic technology. Booth: #7619
MODEX 2020 takes place in Atlanta, GA March 9th - 12th. This RoboticsTomorrow.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.
Aerial Drones And Launch Of Novel Technologies Opens New Opportunities For Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery
Last-mile delivery is the toughest and the most expensive endeavor in the supply chain. Thanks to the instant gratification of millennials, today's customer preference is extremely sensitive.
Deployment of an automation solution that takes into account the process needs, the people as well as the technology, ensures businesses can introduce automation that can augment the workers' experience whilst also transforming productivity.
Air cargo facilities are undergoing rapid digital transformation via the adoption of automation technologies. - the most recent one being fully autonomous drones. At the leading edge of this innovation in inventory management is IAG Cargo.
Event to feature 950 exhibits, 150 education sessions and keynotes from Ambassador Nikki Haley, Tan Le, Peyton and Archie Manning.
Last mile delivery is the most expensive part of the delivery chain, often representing more than 50% of the overall cost. This is mainly because it is the least productive and automated step. As such, many are seeking to bring automation into the last mile.
Today's plant managers are faced with a dearth of automation technologies but it's not always obvious what will work best. There is rarely, if ever, a one-size-fits-all approach.
Partnerships with robotic makers have been formed and robots have been tested and deployed in manufacturing facilities. These robots carry out mundane and low-value tasks.
Smart Warehousing is growing at an incredible pace, and it also happens to be the future of ecommerce. In this piece, I'm going to set out the main reasons why.
Dingo is a compact, lightweight and cost-effective indoor robotic platform that is extensible and programmable, and designed to accelerate robotics research and education.
• Supplier of High-Payload Autonomous Mobile Robots Complements Teradyne MiR's Leading AMR Position. • AutoGuide offers uniquely modular autonomous mobile tuggers and forklifts for high-payload material transport of up to 10,000 pounds (4,500 kg).
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Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces new lightweight versions of select gearhead products. The new gearheads are ideal for designs where weight is a critical factor. Building on the success of Harmonic Drive LLCs current gear units, new lightweight versions were the next logical evolution of the CS/ SH product lines. With weight reductions of 20-30% without any reduction in torque ratings, the Lightweight (LW) gear units provide exceptional torque density.