DHL Supply Chain expands partnership with LOCUS ROBOTICS, deploys high-throughput robotic automation in two new warehouse locations

DHL Supply Chain expands partnership with LOCUS ROBOTICS, deploys high-throughput robotic automation in two new warehouse locations

Locus Autonomous Mobile Robots Dual Productivity E-Commerce For Global Outdoor Apparel Retail Brand Carhartt

Wilmington, Massachusetts.And the September 27 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Locus Robotics, the leader in autonomous mobile robotics (AMR) for fulfillment warehousing, has announced the expansion of its partnership with DHL Supply Chain, the leading contract logistics company within the Deutsche Post DHL Group. The expanded partnership includes the deployment of Locus Autonomous Mobile Robotics (AMR) in DHL Supply Chain’s Winchester Channel And the Lockburn, Ohio Fulfillment centers to support bulk order fulfillment for the global apparel retail client, Carhartt.

“Locus’ growing relationship with the DHL supply chain underscores the growing demand for warehouse automation to support fast-growing retail brands like Carhart,” he said. Rick FalkCEO of Locus Robotics. “Locus’ flexibility, seamless scalability, and rapid ROI are a proven approach that enables DHL to consistently meet and exceed the expectations of its customers, especially as we approach peak season.”

DHL Supply Chain’s ongoing implementation of Locus’ innovative AMR technology ensures that DHL fulfillment center operations are optimized to meet rapidly increasing volumes and seasonal peaks, and also helps control operating and labor costs. LocusBots improve worker productivity in the order fulfillment process by reducing walking time and improving the working environment for workers and workplace quality.

He said: “Locus has quickly proven to be an ideal choice for delivering high throughput, allowing us to fulfill orders at a record pace.” Tony Garrity, vice president of distribution operations, Carhartt. “Locus’s ease of use and speedy training has also helped us recruit and retain seasonal staff and workers. So, along the way, there are some real competitive advantages.”

Since 2017, DHL Supply Chain North America and Locus Robotics have partnered to support in-warehouse pick-up orders for a range of retail and healthcare brands. LocusBots independently navigate the warehouse and collaborate closely and securely with partners to improve order picking productivity and throughput efficiency. It can be deployed flexibly and seamlessly as demand changes, supporting a variety of picking strategies and workflows. “

He said, “Due to the rapid transformation of the supply chain and logistics, we have developed an accelerated digital program aimed at identifying, nurturing and deploying innovative technology solutions at scale.” Tim DolchDirector of Engineering, Supply Chain at DHL. Locus has been a trusted partner in providing solutions that challenge how we do business and improve customer outcomes. “

About Locus Robotics

Locus Robotics’ revolutionary multi-robot solution incorporates powerful, intelligent mobile robots that work collaboratively with human workers to dramatically improve parts handling productivity two to three times, with less labor compared to traditional parts handling systems. Locus helps retailers, 3PLs and specialty warehouses meet – and exceed – the increasingly complex and demanding requirements of their fulfillment environments. By easily integrating into existing warehouse infrastructures without disrupting workflows, Locus transforms productivity without changing the warehouse. For more information visit www.locusrobotics.com.

DHL The world’s logistics company

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our group of DHL divisions offer an unparalleled range of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce freight and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and sea transportation to industrial supply chain management. With approximately 350,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories around the world, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With customized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences, healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unparalleled presence in developing markets, DHL holds a critical position as the “world’s logistics company”.

DHL is part of the Deutsche Post DHL Group. The group generated more than 57 billion euros in 2016.

SOURCE Locus Robotics

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