Cutting through the Robotic Clutter at ProMat2019

Cutting through the Robotic Clutter at ProMat2019

Cutting through the Robotic Clutter at ProMat2019 A Guide to Separating the Signal from the Noise in Material Handling Automation. The eCommerce revolution is forcing its way into everyone’s distribution and fulfillment business. As a result: Labor is becoming harder to find, more expensive and difficult to retain. If this situation has you looking for… Continue reading Cutting through the Robotic Clutter at ProMat2019

NextShift Making News at ProMat

NextShift Making News at ProMat

At ProMat2019 NextShift Robotics Demonstrates Breakthrough “No-Leading, Following or Waiting” Materials Handling Robots Visit Booth S4675 to see how independent autonomous mobile robots revolutionize worker productivity and workflow efficiency in warehouses and DCs LOWELL, MA — February 21, 2019 — NextShift Robotics, a provider of autonomous mobile robot solutions for automated order fulfillment and warehouse… Continue reading NextShift Making News at ProMat

NextShift Robotics Signs Reseller Agreement with Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc.

NextShift Robotics Signs Reseller Agreement with Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc.

LOWELL, MA — December 19, 2018 — NextShift Robotics, a provider of autonomous mobile robot solutions for automated order fulfillment and warehouse materials management, today announced a reseller agreement with Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio. Today’s ecommerce fulfillment operations are challenged by labor scarcity along with the need for quicker response time and… Continue reading NextShift Robotics Signs Reseller Agreement with Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc.

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

Whitepaper: Execs Reveal What Moves Them from Interest to Action on AMRs for Fulfillment

Whitepaper: Execs Reveal What Moves Them from Interest to Action on AMRs for Fulfillment

We asked a cross-section of industry influencers, practitioners and executives the question: “What are the barriers to adopting Autonomous Robotic workflows in fulfillment?” and got some fascinating insider recommendations on how to mitigate five perceived barriers that may be keeping you from revolutionizing your fulfillment operations with autonomous mobile robots,

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