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DHL Supply Chain and Locus Robotics Expand Partnership, Launching 10 New U.S. Deployments in 2020

March 11, 2020 / PR Newswire

DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, and Locus Robotics, the market leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for fulfillment warehouses, announced an expanded partnership that includes 10 new, nationwide deployments of the Locus AMR solution in 2020. The companies have signed an Expanded Multi-Site Services Agreement outlining these terms. "The agreement with Locus Robotics further enables us to bring productivity-enhancing technology to our customers quickly, so they are well-positioned to capitalize on new and emerging opportunities," said Jim Gehr, President, Retail at DHL Supply Chain North America. "DHL Supply Chain's initial implementation of the Locus solution within the life sciences and retail sectors was a tremendous success; we saw increases in fulfillment productivity of up to 80% in selected customer operations. We now see an opportunity to extend the benefits of utilizing their highly flexible AMR solution at scale for customers across multiple sectors.