A team of robots fulfills an order in 1 hour

ZDNet | April 05, 2019

Want orders in an hour? That will soon be a reality in more markets thanks to robots. Automation had made large-scale, ultra-fast order fulfillment economically viable, but the physical remoteness of typical logistics facilities has prevented retailers from offering true on-demand delivery outside a few metropolitan markets. But by harnessing networks of tiny automated hubs, micro-fulfillment could enable retailers to store their goods in the hearts of cities while still benefiting from the efficiency of automation.
CommonSense Robotics, a company that's leveraging logistics automation with nimble deployments of micro-fulfillment centers, is betting big on the micro-fulfillment approach, and the company just passed an important milestone: Its first 1-hour fulfillment delivery.

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Avenue E is a partnership between San Joaquin Delta College and U.C. Davis to help students enter the career fields of engineering and computer science. Students begin at Delta and transfer to Davis. Demand for professionals in these industries is high! Watch the video for more details.

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