GXO Logistics has told that will Apply more robotic innovation and technology in their centers To support the start-up and year-end campaigns of our clients than any other quarter in its history.
by the end of the year, GXO is estimated to have approximately 7,600 pieces of operational technology. at its centers around the world, including cobots and robots, vision scanners, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and robots freight-to-person, figures showing growth in More than 50% compared to last year.
Sandeep Sakharkar, CIO, GXO Comments: “GXO is implementing automation and robotics more than ever because the benefits they bring are game-changing for our customers and our teams. The technology we’re implementing makes warehouses safer, more productive and better In times of high inflation, more profitable At the same time it improves the efficiency of the workers”.
Continuous improvement of the company through the use of new technologies fueling its surge in market shareWhile also strengthening its relationships with several other global brands.
Innovation in technology makes work experience more rewarding for workers, allows for greater professional advancement, greater satisfaction and improves talent retention. collaborative robots, known as cobots, robots freight-to-person And portable scanners also help reduce manual labor and training time, in some cases by up to 80%.
Others, The company is using technology to help its customers with their environmental goalsMinimizing waste by customizing each packaging box and using software that optimizes inventory.
“The ‘roboeconomy’ will continue to boom as the working-age population shrinks and the profitability of automation grows exponentially,” says Sakharkar. During the company we are working with more and more customers Implement technology that allows for greater accuracy in inventory management and improves speed and accuracy supply of orders Because we see the potential to save costs through automation and thus gain Competitive Advantage in Process Optimization which GXO provides”.
30% of the company’s turnover comes from automated centers, compared to 5% for the rest of the industry. Because of this, and its commitment to innovation in technology and automation in the industry, GXO recently began collaborating with Sante Foundry, a Chicago-based innovation and venture capital networking firm, to seek global start-ups. Can be done has signed an exclusive long-term contract with 6 River Systems to expand its supply of collaborative robots.