Category: Robotics

The Future of Warehouse Automation – 2019

With the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel retail, retailers and manufacturers alike are redesigning their supply chains in order to cope with the increasing logistical...

/ September 17, 2019

6 River Systems to be Acquired by Shopify for $450m – Our Analysis

Key points: 6 River Systems announced last night that it would be acquired for $450m by Shopify – 60% in cash and 40% in Shopify...

/ September 10, 2019

Mobile Robots – 2019

An updated analysis of AGVs & AMRs used in manufacturing & logistics.

/ September 3, 2019

Double-Digit Growth Forecast for Warehouse Automation Market in 2019 and 2020 but Headwinds Exist for 2021

During the past few years, the warehouse automation market has been enjoying double-digit growth rates driven, in part, by the rise of e-commerce and omni-channel...

/ August 13, 2019

The Future of Warehouse Automation – 2019

An in-depth assessment of the market with an unprecedented level of granularity forecasting the market by region, country, end-user industry, channel, function, storage-type and project...

/ August 2, 2019

Order Fulfilment Mobile Robots Start to Deliver – more than 500,000 to be installed in next 5 years

The acquisition of Kiva Systems by Amazon and its subsequent dominance of online retailing through heavy adoption of robotics and automation has triggered two significant...

/ July 24, 2019

Is the Indian Warehouse Automation Market About to Take Off?

India is set to become the 5th largest global economy this year, and the second largest APAC economy by 2025, overtaking Japan. One central part...

/ June 11, 2019

Have we seen the end of the Industrial Robot Market Slow-Down?

In the 2nd half of 2018 demand for industrial robots slowed significantly. This followed the 20% increase in industry revenues in 2017. Demand in the...

/ May 9, 2019

Key Trends at ProMat & Automate 2019

Last week’s ProMat and Automate shows in Chicago saw more than 60,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibitors descend on Chicago for the co-located events covering supply...

/ April 18, 2019