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Robots Revolutionizing E-Commerce
Amazon's purchase of Kiva Systems in 2012 was just the tip of the iceberg. Robots with autonomous mobility have changed the game in warehouse logistics when it comes to moving around materials. Now, however, steep competition has arisen among companies that offer not only mobility, but a robot with item retrieval capabilities. This brings the e-commerce industry one step closer to fully automated goods-to-person packaging. With the advent of package delivery by drone and the self-driving vehicle, the entire supply chain is headed for disruption through robotic optimization.