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Are we approaching a tipping point for the deployment of robotics in the supply chain? It seems that technological advances, combined with very tight labour markets, is making the technology increasingly prominent in a variety of spaces across the supply chain. This week we take a look at the companies pushing the tech to its limits and how robotic process automation can make a difference.

Robots Addressing Ecommerce Fulfillment Labor Issues. [Multichannel Merchant]

Mobile Robotics Descend on Warehouse Operations. [Logistics Management]

Robots Are Scaling Warehouse Shelves to Get Stuff to You Faster. [Bloomberg]

Top 10 robotics stories during 1st half of 2019. [The Robot Report]

Logistics industry avoiding advanced drones and robotics until tech basics are right, CILT finds. [UKHaulier]

Robot rate of adoption accelerates. [Logistics Manager]

Boston Dynamics’ Robots are preparing to leave the lab – is the world ready? [the Verge]

New delivery robot wants to share the bike lane. [ZDNet]

15 European robotics startups to watch. [The Robot Report]

The Future of Fulfillment in an Order-Anywhere World. [Forbes]

If you would like to hear brands, such as Prologis and Greencarrier talk about robotics and automation, then get down to the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Europe.

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