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.
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
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,
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
NextShift Robotics presents a webinar for executives and directors of companies with piece picking distribution operations and the 3PLs and System Integrators who support them. Watch it on demand below! Have questions? Send a note to Chris Russell at email@example.com
The fulfillment world is on the cusp of a new robotic revolution. Adding an autonomous mobile robot (AMR) fleet to your distribution center is one of the most powerful productivity steps you can take this year. Whether your goal is to cut fulfillment costs or increase fulfillment capacity, the key to maximum improvement lies in… Continue reading How (Decoupled) Robotic Solutions Free Up Warehouse Workers
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
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.
Robots were all the rage at MODEX this year. Even before you walked through the doors of the World Congress Center in Atlanta you could tell robotics would be a major theme—the show guide alone had 47 mentions of it. What’s going on in robotics right now that warrants such an outpouring of interest from… Continue reading Here’s Why Robots Dominated MODEX in 2018