Warehouse management systems: A next-minute overview

With warehouses increasingly becoming a hub of robotic and automation innovation, we thought now would be a good time to take a closer look at this dynamic sector. 

First, the basics. What is a warehouse management system?

Basically, it’s a software application which enables the digital management of a warehouse.  Continue reading Warehouse management systems: A next-minute overview

Mitsubishi might invest $20 million in GreyOrange Robotics

 

Mitsubishi Electric is reportedly planning to invest almost $20 million into GreyOrange Robotics.

GreyOrange is a startup company developing robotics and automation systems for the logistics industry, particularly warehouse automation systems integrating robots, and has been growing fast, according to a story on EconomicTimes.com.

The investment would lead to a valuation for GreyOrange of an amount between $300 million and $500 million.  Continue reading Mitsubishi might invest $20 million in GreyOrange Robotics

Canvas Technology launches ‘world’s first self-driving carts’ for factories and warehouses

A company called Canvas Technology has launched what it claims is the world’s first​ self-driving​ ​industrial​ ​cart.

The company says the logistics robot brings driverless​ vehicles​ ​to​ workplaces​ “long​ before​ self-driving​ vehicles​ hit​ street”.

Canvas says its carts are also the first self-driving vehicles to use 3D vision to map and navigate dynamic indoor workplaces.  Continue reading Canvas Technology launches ‘world’s first self-driving carts’ for factories and warehouses