GXO Logistics, A contracting logistics provider, equips its distribution base in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK with joint mobile robots. 6 river systems (6RS) Responsible for covering multiple levels of mezzanines. “This installation is revolutionary in many warehouse sites and is paramount in our industry”Says Gavin Williams, GXO’s UK and Ireland Managing Director. Also known as cobots, they automatically move selected items from place to place, reducing employee travel time and helping to pick up items more efficiently from cargo. “This solution illustrates our significant investment in technology to improve the productivity of our customers and the safety of our staff, while improving the vertical location of warehouses in Europe.”, Gavin Williams Briefly.
At the Milton Keynes warehouse and at another GXO center in Stockfordshire’s Stoke-on-Trent, Cobots safely increased production, where they improved test accuracy by 40% and reduced training time for new staff by 80%. GXO, which has been investing heavily in technology and automation, says it has tripled the number of its cobots in a year.
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