Retailers Rushing to Automate Operations

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By Adhish Luitel | 2Q 2021 | IN-6194

 

Kroger Unveils Robotic Facilities

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American retail giant Kroger has recently opened a 375,000-square-foot facility, 30 miles north of their headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Intending to enhance order picking and pack operations for grocery fulfillment, Kroger has staffed this facility with 1,000 grocery picking robots. Kroger also plans to open a facility similar in size and technologies just outside Orlando, Florida, and both these facilities are estimated to cost US$55 million apiece. These futuristic facilities have come in light of Kroger’s partnership with Ocado, UK-based e-commerce and fulfillment automation specialists.

Facilitation from Order Picking to Last-Mile

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Beyond the advanced technological solutions that are put in place, these facilities are intricately planned with optimized ...

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