DHL Supply Chain to begin pilot test of autonomous robotics solution

edelivery | April 07, 2017

DHL Supply Chain is to begin a pilot test using a collaborative, autonomous robotics solution within the life sciences sector at a facility in Tennessee by the summer.The LocusBots robots, supplied by Locus Robotics, are being tested as a picker companion for piece picking order fulfillment in the warehouse. They will work alongside the warehouse staff to help locate and transport pick items, meaning that pickers don’t have to push carts or carry bins.

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