Amazon Uses Robots To Speed Up Human 'Pickers' In Fulfillment Centers
The machines are made by Kiva Systems , and help to warehouses more efficient by bringing the product shelves to the workers .
Chain Store Age
Report: Amazon deploys robots in DCs
Seattle Amazon.com is reportedly using robots from Kiva Systems at three distribution centers.
All Things Digital
Amid Drone Talk, Amazon Has Real Robots
Amazon got a lot of ink for its sci-fi drone delivery idea this week, but a more real and immediate robot effort underway in the Seattle retailer's warehouses could save it as much as $916 million a year, according to one analyst.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Amazon's Kiva Acquisition Leaves Some Retailers Hanging
Did Amazon.com Inc.'s acquisition of warehouse robotics company Kiva Systems leave the latter's brick-and-mortar retailer customers hung out to dry? The Boston Globe reports that Kiva Systems' efficient robotic warehouse system is currently used by several major retailers like Crate & Barrel , The Gap , Office Depot , Staples , and Walgreens .