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Autonomous mobile robots are essentially robots that can move and operate within
a warehouse environment without direct supervision from a human operator.
Rather than rely on magnetic strips or tracks, AMRs use sensors and maps to
interpret the environment, navigate through the warehouse floor and detect/avoid
AMRs can perform several warehouse and order fulfillment functions, including
executing pick strategies, transporting goods and materials and guiding/helping
associates as they perform their tasks.
AMRs are transforming warehouses by:
Reducing walking time,
Making automation easy to integrate,
Directing workflows to improve accuracy and efficiency,
Enabling flexible capital expenses, and
Augmenting human labor
Outlook Series' Michael Lippis interviews
Fergal Glynn to gain 6 River Systems' perspective on faster fulfillment.
Fergal is the VP of Marketing at 6