Strech’s first commercial application is with DHL Supply Chain, a company that Boston Dynamics has been collaborating with since 2018.
Sally Miller, Chief Information Officer for DHL Supply Chain in North America, will discuss the state of supply chain automation and innovation.
Sally Miller, DHL Supply Chain’s chief information officer for North America, spoke to The Robot Report about the types of robots the company uses.
Boston Dynamics will deliver a fleet of Stretch robots to multiple DHL warehouses throughout North America over the next three years.
DHL Supply Chain is expanding its collaboration with Locus Robotics. By 2022, DHL plans to implement up to 2,000 assisted picking robots globally.
DHL Supply Chain has partnered with Microsoft Azure and AI-driven fulfillment provider Blue Yonder to enable warehouses to more easily integrate different robots.
DHL is scaling up its robotic workforce. Last month it announced an expanded roll-out of Locus Robotics’ autonomous mobile robots, and today it said it’s scaling the use of Avidbots’ Neo floor-scrubbing robot. Avidbots and DHL first started working together in North America in 2019. DHL will now install Neo robots in warehouses, hubs and…
ForwardX has announced completion of Series B+ funding led by China Merchants Capital. The autonomous mobile robot provider is expanding into North America.
The DHL Innovation Center gave The Robot Report a tour, and its global head of innovation described the current state of the art for warehouse robotics and what he’d like to see.
DHL Supply Chain has a broad innovation agenda for its warehouses, including the use of augmented reality, AGVs, robotics and everything in between. One labor-intensive task DHL is looking to automate at its warehouse in Beringe, Netherlands is manual picking. To do so, DHL worked with Robomotive, an industrial automation specialist in the Netherlands, to…