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The impact of robotics in the supply chain

Our imagination means we often imagine the biggest of changes and then fail to truly notice them when we arrive. For years, humans have imagined robots and have mostly made them in their own image. We are now arriving at the stage where robots are traversing our streets and making, picking, packing and shipping our goods. However, because these robots are often quietly working in the background, we fail to appreciate the changes we are currently undergoing, so this week we are bringing our robot brethren to the fore and asking what their impact will be?

Why your new work colleague could be a robot. [BBC]

Robots Pose the Biggest Risk to Poorest Countries. [SupplyChainBrain]

Woowa Bros looks to food delivery robots to trim costs. [Financial Times]

5 key factors for a successful robotic piece-picking deployment. [Robotics Business Review]

Vecna Robotics Announces $50 Million Financing to Expand Development of Warehouse Robots. [Supply & Demand Chain Executive]

JD Logistics prepares to launch robots and drones in sickened Wuhan. [DC Velocity]

Nomagic packs seed round for warehouse fulfillment robots. [Robotics Business Review]

Four Tips for Ensuring a Safe Autonomous Mobile Robot Installation. [Machine Design]

January 2020 robotics transactions start off strong. [Robotics Business Review]

5 supply chain technologies that deliver competitive advantage. [MIT Sloan School of Management]

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