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Rakuten Super Logistics partners with inVia Robotics to integrate autonomous mobile robots into US warehouses

inVia’s robotics-as-a-service platform and picker robots to support Rakuten Super Logistics e-commerce fulfillment and warehouse productivity

inVia Robotics, a provider of warehouse automation solutions for e-commerce fulfillment centers, says that Rakuten Super Logistics has deployed inVia’s autonomous warehouse robotics technology within its Nevada operations.

Using the inVia Picker robots and cloud-based robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) management system, the company expects to increase its e-commerce fulfillment and warehouse productivity by more than 300 percent as the solution scales with data collection and optimization.

Rakuten Super Logistics is a leading national e-commerce order fulfillment company that has been on the forefront of order fulfillment technology since 2001. 

RSL says its clients nationwide rely on its expertise and ability to offer customers scalability, flexibility, and cost savings.

Michael Manzione, RSL’s chief executive officer, says: “For RSL and our broad array of clients, inVia Robotics presents an exciting opportunity to scale demand, manage costs and improve inventory accuracy utilizing a RaaS model.

“Our partnership with inVia is indicative of our company’s commitment to providing clients with state-of-the-art technology designed to maximize efficiency and minimize costs.”

inVia Robotics supports e-commerce companies in improving fulfillment and streamlining supply chain processes among growing demand and competition in the space.

inVia’s goods-to-person fulfillment, a subscription-based model, was chosen ahead of competitors due to its ability to increase efficiencies across many operating cost layers within RSL’s facilities.

The company’s fulfillment needs extend throughout several warehouses across the US, among major population centers that support expedited delivery for consumers.

inVia’s flexible and adaptive mobile robot automation can optimize RSL’s US operations at a scalable rate.

Lior Elazary, founder and chief executive officer of inVia Robotics, says: “We’re excited to deploy our robots with Rakuten Super Logistics to support and increase warehouse productivity and provide an edge over competitors.

“inVia’s technology and accessible RaaS platform will help the company elevate its e-commerce solutions, streamline fulfillment and continue to scale its operations to meet a growing customer demand.”

The initial pilot deployment was completed in RSL’s Las Vegas-based warehouse earlier this month in only three days.

inVia says its patented autonomous mobile picker robots will increase productivity and fulfillment across an array of warehouse operations, including picking, packing, goods replenishment and conducting cycle count, reducing shrinkage and improving accuracy by reducing mis-shipments.