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Locus Robotics set for UK expansion

Locus Robotics set for UK expansion

Locus Robotics, the autonomous mobile robot (AMR) provider for fulfilment warehouses, has announced US$150 million in Series E funding, led by Tiger Global Management and BOND.The round builds on support from existing investors including Scale Venture Partners and Prologis Ventures, the venture capital arm of Prologis, the logistics real estate company.

Report reveals UK warehousing industries ready to adopt robotics

Report reveals UK warehousing industries ready to adopt robotics

A recent report looking at the state of automation in UK warehousing published by OW Robotics, supplier of flexible automated warehouse solutions, has identified Retail and 3PL as the two sectors that could see strong potential gains from the robot revolution - in both the short and long-term.

LiBiao’s sortation robots keep Japanese cosmetics retailer looking good

LiBiao’s sortation robots keep Japanese cosmetics retailer looking good

The introduction of a new sortation system with LiBiao’s autonomous mobile robots at its heart has delivered instant cost and operational efficiency gains at Japanese cosmetics retailer Orbis’s Tokyo online order fulfilment centre.

Vanderlande to support the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy

Vanderlande to support the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy

Vanderlande has become a supporter of the Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE), a public-private collaboration co-chaired by the CEO of Philips, and the heads of the Global Environment Facility and UN Environment.

How will automation impact warehouse operations and management?

How will automation impact warehouse operations and management?

By Eric Carter and Mark Wilkinson, supply chain consultants, Indigo Software.

The warehouse is one of the areas within a business where the adoption of automation and artificial intelligence has progressed more quickly than in other functions.

Vanderlande to exhibit at Post-Expo 2017

Vanderlande to exhibit at Post-Expo 2017

Vanderlande will present its sorting systems, including loop sorters and line sorters at this year's Post-Expo on 26-28 September at the Palexpo convention centre in Geneva, Switzerland.

Vanderlande acquires Canadian software company Optosecurity

Vanderlande acquires Canadian software company Optosecurity

After working closely together for several years, Vanderlande has acquired the Canadian software company Optosecurity.

Acquisition of Vanderlande completed

Acquisition of Vanderlande completed

Toyota Industries Corporation's (TICO) acquisition of Vanderlande – the value-added logistic process automation solutions provider at airports and in the parcel market, and supplier for warehouses – has been completed.

Knapp's picking robot named Best Product at LogiMAT 2017

Knapp's picking robot named Best Product at LogiMAT 2017

With warehouse staff reaching their performance limits in processes that demand high performance and quality for long periods of time, one solution is the use of industrial robots.

Vanderlande to showcase Smart Item Robotics at ProMat 2017

Vanderlande to showcase Smart Item Robotics at ProMat 2017

Vanderlande will showcase its Smart Item Robotics (SIR) technology for the e-commerce market during ProMat 2017.

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