Archive for Robots

This Week in Logistics News (November 12-16, 2018)

We received the first snow of the season last night, followed by heavy rains. It’s a slushy mess out there. On the bright side, my daughter is coming home today for Thanksgiving break, so we’re all very excited to see her. I know I’m a few years late, but I started binge-watching Downton Abbey last […]

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Mobile Robotics in the Warehouse

The concept of mobile robotics is not a new one. From Grey Walter’s Tortoises to Shakey the Robot, scientists have been working for years to automate processes and alleviate hard labor on humans. While these older mobile robotics were technologically restricted to follow a path from point A to point B, today’s robots are becoming […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 9-13, 2018)

I am off this morning to get a tour of Locus Robotics. Earlier this week at MODEX 2018, the company announced the release of Locus Robotics Advanced Navigation 3.0™ (LRAN3 or “Puffin”) that “significantly increases the agility and performance of Locus’s robots in the warehouse, enabling LocusBots to quickly adapt to changes in their environment, […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 26-30, 2018)

That’s my “before the game” Opening Day photo from yesterday. You don’t want to see my “after the game” photo, which is not pretty after the Red Sox gave up six runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to lose the game. It isn’t easy being a Red Sox fan, especially when many of […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 19-23, 2018)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona (New York Times) FedEx Office to open in 500 Walmart stores across U.S. in next 2 years (USA Today) FedEx Returns Technology Offers End-To-End Returns […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 12-16, 2018)

We were hit with our third nor’easter in 10 days this week, dumping close to two feet of snow in our city. Schools were closed, so my kids and their friends went to work: they built a 12 ft. 9 in. snowman on our front lawn. Even the mayor came by to take a photo […]

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