NextShift Robotics Displays Ramp Climbing Ability

NextShift Robotics Displays Ramp Climbing Ability

Lowell Massachusetts, 12-10-2018, NextShift Robotics, a provider of fundamentally different robotic workflows for material handling in distribution and manufacturing recently demonstrated the ability of its robots to climb 8+ degree ramps. See a video of the ramp demonstration here -> https://youtu.be/kjw0R68du4c “It sounds simple”, says Mary Ellen Sparrow, CEO of NextShift, “but the ability to… Continue reading NextShift Robotics Displays Ramp Climbing Ability

5 Piece-Picking Benefits Only Independent Mobile Robots Can Deliver

5 Piece-Picking Benefits Only Independent Mobile Robots Can Deliver

Contributed by Fred Hajjar, Managing Partner at Weston Supply Chain Consulting (Dramatic cost savings, yes, but there’s more…) When supply chain professionals ask the question: “ What are the practical benefits of independent mobile robotics?” they expect to hear the answer “They deliver substantial cost savings.” But the full answer is that adding next-generation robotics to… Continue reading 5 Piece-Picking Benefits Only Independent Mobile Robots Can Deliver

6 Ways Lean Manufacturing is Enabled by Collaborative Robots

6 Ways Lean Manufacturing is Enabled by Collaborative Robots

The emerging technologies in flexible, collaborative robotics are a synergistic fit for lean manufacturing. Traditionally, lean manufacturing environments have eschewed technology in favor of simple visual systems and flexible processes.  A new generation of smarter, faster and lower cost robots is changing that. The emerging robotic systems are collaborative – they work with the associates… Continue reading 6 Ways Lean Manufacturing is Enabled by Collaborative Robots

Why Use Autonomous Mobile Robots for Fulfillment? Here are 7 Great Reasons.

Why Use Autonomous Mobile Robots for Fulfillment? Here are 7 Great Reasons.

We are on the cusp of a new robotic revolution in fulfillment operations. Converging market forces and emerging technologies have triggered the next shift—an evolutionary step in which human-tended autonomous picking carts “yield the field” to game-changing autonomous mobile robots. Robot-human collaboration is experiencing an exciting breakthrough that will transform much of the material handling… Continue reading Why Use Autonomous Mobile Robots for Fulfillment? Here are 7 Great Reasons.

Visit NextShift Robotics in Atlanta at Booth #C2363 at MODEX

Visit NextShift Robotics in Atlanta at Booth #C2363 at MODEX

The 2018 MODEX Supply Chain Conference takes place from April 9-12 and NextShift Robotics will be there. Over 800 companies and thousands of attendees will converge on the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia to see the latest innovations in warehouse technology, ecommerce, material handling systems and equipment, inventory management, and logistics. Keynote speakers from UPS, Deloitte… Continue reading Visit NextShift Robotics in Atlanta at Booth #C2363 at MODEX