Amazon buys Kiva Systems for $775 million. This changes everything!
By Tom Green
March 24, 2012
The Amazon/Kiva deal came as cannon shot across the bows of warehouses everywhere—and not just at pick & pack, goods-to-person order fulfillment shops. All warehousing, up and down supply chains everywhere, is now on notice that the robots are coming.
In the modest investing world of robotics, where an investment of a few million is cause for gushing optimism, this deal for three quarters of a billion dollars is downright colossal.
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