June 18, 2016      

When consumers order from Amazon.com Inc., particularly using its streamlined Prime service, they receive several automated messages of the shipment status. Often within 48 hours, the package arrives.

Part of Amazon's secret sauce to make this happen is robots. The online retailer's Seattle operation aggressively uses robots for order fulfillment. The company operates a growing fleet of 30,000 robots.

According to a Deutsche Bank study, Amazon's Kiva robots have saved it considerable time and ...

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