December 07, 2016      

Logistics robots are becoming an essential part of order fulfillment, particularly during the holiday shopping season.

"Because of changes in the supply chain due to e-commerce and the need to ship massive amounts of single items in large quantities, we expect labor shortages to continue, and there is a huge demand for robots," said Bruce Welty, chairman of Quiet Logistics Inc. and Locus Robotics Corp.

Devens, Mass.-based Quiet Logistics, which supports supply chain operations, developed its o...

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