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Fully-automated fulfilment centres in city centres

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Mon, Oct 15th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Albeit there are still a few humans involved in the process, Common Sense Robotics has worked out a way to create completely automated fulfilment centres that can be located in the centre of a city.

Common Sense Robotics built the Tel Aviv center in an area that was previously thought too small for warehouse infrastructure. “In order to fit our site into small, tight urban spaces, we’ve designed every single element of it to optimize for space efficiency,” said Avital Sterngold, VP of operations. Using a robotic sorting system that includes hundreds of robots, plus AI software that assigns them specific tasks, the facility can prepare orders in less than five minutes end-to-end.

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