US retailer Walmart has rolled out the first-of-its-kind grocery picker, Alphabot, in its supercentre in Salem, New Hampshire, which is fully operational and working with associates to enable quicker order picking.
Ford has partnered with US start-up Agility Robotics to use its newly launched robot, Digit, which is fitted with arms and legs, to soon have it carry parcels from the delivery vehicle right to the customer’s door.
Japanese start-up SkyDrive, which is developing ‘flying cars’, has successfully tested a cargo drone to transport heavy loads to remote locations.
Croatian Post has launched a pilot-project with Gideon Brothers, a manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots powered by AI & Visual Perception, to use their robots in its new sorting centre near Zagreb.
Open Pricer, a provider of price optimisation solutions for parcel networks, has successfully implemented its OP Smart Quote solution at French express operator Chronopost.
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