Amazon’s warehouse robots and 15 thousand more automation is the development of keywords

2016, Amazon’s warehouse robot has increased a lot.

according to foreign media reports, in 2016, the total number of the Amazon warehouse robot to 45 thousand people, growth of 50% year-on-year in 2015, Amazon announced its logistics center has 30 thousand robots and 230 thousand employees, and in 2014, Amazon said its logistics center has 15 thousand people machine.

we have a number of breakthroughs in automation and its scale, the future will continue to work in these areas amazon.

CFO Blaine · O Schaaf J Ki (Brian Olsavsky) in April this year had said in a robot meeting, Amazon does not have a so-called "overall change trend" in the use of robots, because in different warehouse center, the robot’s needs are different. Some departments are equipped with a large number of robots, almost all of the automation, but also because of the economic reasons for the warehouse did not use the number of robots.

2012, Amazon to $775 million acquisition of robotic company Kiva Systems, the company’s robot can automatically pick up the goods, Amazon hopes to realize the automation in the warehouse, so as to improve the efficiency of logistics.

 

Kiva robot

Kiva robot is currently doing only the corresponding shelves moved to the warehouse staff to reduce their walking distance in the warehouse, the product sorting, packaging or rely on people to achieve.

After the acquisition of Kiva Systems

, Amazon will be renamed the company’s Amazon Robotics department, but rarely talked about the planning department. UBS analysts estimate that the Amazon Robotics sector can save about $900 million a year for human labor costs.

 

in addition to the warehouse, Amazon also intends to other business in automation, such as UAV delivery service, Amazon since 15 years will continue to advance in December 2016, Amazon has completed the first commercial UAV delivery.

2016, Amazon’s warehouse robot has increased a lot.

according to foreign media reports, in 2016, the total number of the Amazon warehouse robot to 45 thousand people, growth of 50% year-on-year in 2015, Amazon announced its logistics center has 30 thousand robots and 230 thousand employees, and in 2014, Amazon said its logistics center has 15 thousand people machine.

we have a number of breakthroughs in automation and its scale, the future will continue to work in these areas amazon.

CFO Blaine · O Schaaf J Ki (Brian Olsavsky) in April this year had said in a robot meeting, Amazon does not have a so-called "overall change trend" in the use of robots, because in different warehouse center, the robot’s needs are different. Some departments are equipped with a large number of robots, almost all of the automation, but also because of the economic reasons for the warehouse did not use the number of robots.

2012, Amazon to $775 million acquisition of robotic company Kiva Systems, the company’s robot can automatically pick up the goods, Amazon hopes to realize the automation in the warehouse, so as to improve the efficiency of logistics.

 

Kiva robot

Kiva robot is currently doing only the corresponding shelves moved to the warehouse staff to reduce their walking distance in the warehouse, the product sorting, packaging or rely on people to achieve.

After the acquisition of Kiva Systems

, Amazon will be renamed the company’s Amazon Robotics department, but rarely talked about the planning department. UBS analysts estimate that the Amazon Robotics sector can save about $900 million a year for human labor costs.

 

in addition to the warehouse, Amazon also intends to other business in automation, such as UAV delivery service, Amazon since 15 years will continue to advance in December 2016, Amazon has completed the first commercial UAV delivery.

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