In the News: Robotics on the Rise

by Stefanie Hardy | Jun 26, 2018

The evolution of the warehouse and distribution center is causing a revolution in automated solutions for everything from picking to loading, as robotics R&D accelerates.

Picking robot conceptProviders of material handling solutions are feeding a growing appetite for automation in the warehouse and distribution center these days, with a special interest in robotics. Research into and development of robotics applications for everything from picking and packing to truck loading and unloading is on the rise, and the trend shows no sign of slowing down

And the timing couldn't be better, as warehouses and DCs morph into fast-paced fulfillment centers that offer increasingly quick turnaround times. Finding better, more efficient ways to move products throughout the facility is at the top of just about everyone's priority list, it seems.

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