On Line Boom Approach More Warehouse Workers, Robots To Accompany Them

Online Retail Boom Means More Warehouse Workers, And Robots To Accompany ThemKQED YouTubeThere’s a good chance something you’ve bought online has been in the hands of a “picker” first.
Amazon says robots and humans enabled the Tracy warehouse to fulfill customer orders faster.
“It’s now turned into a big logistics and distribution center out there,” including an Amazon facility, Lockhart notes.
Technologists say that, increasingly, humans will work side by side with robots — instead of robots working alone.
Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren’t quite ready to take over completely.

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