Locus Robotics Picks record-breaking 13 million units for retail and logistics partners during November 2019 holiday period
Warehouse robotics company reaches daily peak of 1 million units during cyber week
Warehouse robotics firm Locus Robotics (www.locusrobotics.com) announced a pick rate of more than 13 million units in November 2019 for its retail and third party logistics customers. The company says that it is a 400% increase in units picked over last year.
The company said in a press release that many customers scaled up earlier this season compared to last year, adding to their fleets before the coming rush.
A record 189.6 million U.S. consumers shopped from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, an increase of 14 percent over 2018's 165.8 million, according to National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Locus customers including DHL, GEODIS, Port Logistics, Verst Logistics, SANDOW, Marley Lilly, and Radial.
"2019 has been a year of significant transformation and growth for Locus and our customers. We saw an incredible uptick in demand for our scalable, flexible, multi-robot solution," said Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. "We've recently launched many new customer deployments in the U.S. and EU markets. Locus helped businesses break productivity records they couldn't have imagined possible even a year ago. This performance is an amazing testament to the value of our solution and underscores the scalability of the Locus solution to help our global customers meet seasonal demand."