Locus Robotics, one of the leading manufacturers of autonomous robots for warehouse fulfillment has announced that it would partner with RighHand Robotics (RHR) to build cross-platform robots. Locus Robotics will combine its autonomous mobile robot technology with RHR’s unique integrated robotic piece picking solution to further streamline warehouse operations by delivery cross-platform robotic capabilities to in-house operators. Both the companies will together preview the platform at an upcoming conference to be held in the month of May 2019 at Phoenix in Arizona.
“We are excited to partner with RightHand Robotics, a recognized leader in performance and efficiency-driving piece-picking solutions,” said Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. “Our companies share a vision of delivering innovative, industry-leading technology solutions that drive productivity for our customers. By working together, we can bring greater flexibility and productivity to the fulfillment warehouse. This is particularly impactful in high-volume scenarios, where automation can drive greater operational efficiencies.”
“Locus is of recognized as one the pioneers of autonomous mobile robots for warehouses and we’re thrilled to be working together,” said Leif Jentoft, Co-Founder of RightHand Robotics. “Our companies’ advanced technologies will provide transformative solutions to a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, apparel, grocery, and more. With the growing demands of e-commerce order fulfillment, we can solve our customers’ needs for flexible and reliable technology, with real productivity and efficiency results.”
This important partnership truly demonstrates the power and potential of cross-platform robotics in the fulfillment warehouse landscape. The combination is flawless and opens a channel of advanced, never-seen-before automation for complex jobs in a warehouse ranging from picking items till packaging them. This is seen as an opportunity by the industry to hyper-automate the warehouse, beneficial especially when sales volume is very high. The partnership will definitely give advantage to the customers in the retail and logistics space.