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Jul 14, 2021

The Items That Locus Robotics’ CMO Has on Her Desk

The CMO of Locus Robotics might be based in Boston, but her home office tells a different story. That’s because…

Jul 8, 2021

Software keeps DC workers and robots working in harmony

Once dedicated solely to tracking human performance, labor management systems are now being used to keep workers and robots marching…

Jul 8, 2021

Find your robotics fit

Robotics are a hot item in warehouses right now, with strong double-digit growth projected by most analysts over the next…

Jun 17, 2021

Locus Robotics swarms DHL — At Your Doorstep

When people hear the words “automation” or “robotic integration” the first thought is a workplace that is all robots, no…

Jun 2, 2021

DHL Supply Chain signs expanded agreement with Locus Robotics to extend its Accelerated Digitalization strategy.

DHL Supply Chain is expanding its collaboration with Locus Robotics, further digitalizing its supply chain processes. By 2022, the logistics…

May 24, 2021

Warehouses Look to Robots to Fill Labor Gaps, Speed Deliveries

The robots are coming to labor-strapped North American warehouses. Growing numbers of self-driving machines are shuttling clothing and sports equipment…

May 20, 2021

For Locus Robotics, ‘Covid accelerated everything’ — including revenue growth

Most companies took a major hit as a result of the pandemic. Not Locus Robotics. You might say it was…

May 20, 2021

Locus Robotics named #1 on Boston Business Journal’s 2021 Fast 50 List

Leader in Warehouse Robotics recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies headquartered in Massachusetts Locus Robotics, the industry leader…

May 6, 2021

Post-pandemic playbook: Forget mega-warehouses, it’s all about local

Learn how Locus is helping retailer and brands meet customer demand more sustainably and efficiently as they invent in smaller, more nimble warehouses closer to shoppers in the post-pandemic world.

May 6, 2021

Material Bank Raises $100 Million To Source Architectural & Construction Products — With Help From Robots

Learn how the world’s largest provider of architectural and construction products and materials raises $100 million in funding to expand their marketplace – with help from robots.

May 5, 2021

Logistics Conference 2021: Supply Chain Resilience Part 2

SHD recaps the highlights from this year’s SHD Logistics Digital Conference, which featured experts from across the logistics sphere, including Locus, who shared their knowledge on supply chain agility.

Apr 8, 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT: Tech Innovation Vital to Suppliers Needing to Overcome Productivity Challenges

Technological Innovation vital to suppliers needing to overcome the productivity challenge Denis Niezgoda, Locus’s Vice President – Europe, talks about…

Mar 31, 2021

E-Commerce Enabled

To survive—and thrive—in today’s accelerated e-commerce environment, companies are reworking fulfillment strategies and supply chain networks. Locus CMO Karen Leavitt…

Mar 11, 2021

Warehouse robots affect far more operations than just picking, Körber says

          AMR installations like Locus Robotics can double or triple DC fulfillment speeds, so packing and…

Mar 4, 2021

Robotic Automation: Now Is the Time to Deploy

Locus CMO, Karen Leavitt spoke with Inbound Logistics about how the pandemic has rapidly accelerated the trend toward integrating robotics…

Feb 24, 2021

Locus Robotics transforming the future of e-commerce fulfillment

Changes in the UK’s shopping habits during a succession of lockdowns has had a profound – and lasting – effect…

Feb 24, 2021

Meet The Newest Robotics Unicorn: Locus Robotics Raises $150 Million At A $1 Billion Valuation

Robots that can help retailers keep up with Amazon are a hot commodity, and investors are taking notice. Today, one…

Feb 22, 2021

Warehouses go robotic – Rick Faulk chats with CheddarTV

Locus Robotics Reaches Unicorn Status with Latest Funding Round Locus CEO, Rick Faulk chatted with CheddarTV about Locus’s recent funding…

Feb 22, 2021

Locus Robotics Announces Funding Investment

Locus Robotics, a leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for fulfilment warehouses, has announced $150 million in Series E funding,…

Feb 22, 2021

Locus Robotics valuation reaches $1bn

Locus Robotics has received $150 million, (£107.4m) in finding from US investors, to expand in the UK and the rest…

Feb 22, 2021

Funding boost takes Locus valuation to $1bn

Locus Robotics, the leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for fulfilment warehouses, has announced $150 million in Series E funding,…

Feb 17, 2021

Locus Robotics announces $150 million in Series E Funding, bringing its valuation to $1 billion

Locus Robotics announces $150 million in Series E Funding, bringing its valuation to $1 billion New Funding Allows Leader in…

Feb 16, 2021

The time is now to start integrating robotics into logistics operations

Robotics have enabled major productivity gains in manufacturing, but as the technology becomes more affordable and labour gets harder to…

Feb 4, 2021

Robotic solutions – Offer hope to lockdown challenges

To ensure basic supplies and essential services could be maintained during a succession of lockdowns, logistics operations in the UK…

Jan 19, 2021

Robots in the Warehouse: Who’s Your New Friend?

Special Edition Whitepaper A new generation of robot helpers has boosted productivity in fulfillment operations as warehouses struggle with COVID19-era…

Jan 11, 2021

Amazon, Walmart Tell Consumers to Skip Returns of Unwanted Items

The pandemic has had a dramatic effect on retail in 2020, leading to an explosion of online ordering as consumers…

Jan 4, 2021

How robots are helping e-commerce meet demand

The 2020 Peak Season was unlike anything before and LocusBots played a critical role. CNBC’s Frank Holland reports on the…

Dec 30, 2020

After Shopping And Shipping Crush Come Record Returns

Online purchases drove record sales volume in 2020 vs. in-store purchasing. But, increased volume means more items are more likely…

Dec 16, 2020

Locus Robotics Picks Record-Breaking 70M Units During 2020 Holiday Shopping Period

  Locus averaged over 1.2M Units Picked per Day for its Global Retail and 3PL Customers Day During 2020 Cyber…

Dec 8, 2020

Port Logistics Group Deploys Locus to Improve Warehouse Productivity, Accuracy and Safety

Port Logistics deploys 150 LocusBots in it’s Chino, CA warehouse to improve operational efficiencies, scalability and SLAs   Port Logistics…

Dec 1, 2020

Retailers Are Changing Stores into Micro-fulfillment Centers with Robots

Retailers Are Changing Stores into Micro-fulfillment Centers with Robots In a recent panel on the topic of optimizing omni-channel fulfillment…

Nov 23, 2020

Locus Robotics reaches picking milestone of 250M units for global retail, industrial, healthcare, and 3PL customers

Leader in Warehouse Robotics Marks 5th Year of Record Year-on-year Volume Growth Locus Robotics announces that it has now passed…

Nov 17, 2020

Boots UK and Locus Robotics Win Supply Chain Excellence Award for “Best Use of Robotics”

Boots UK and Locus Robotics Win Supply Chain Excellence Award for “Best Use of Robotics” Large-scale deployment of Locus robots…

Oct 5, 2020

Mobile Robot Guide: Interact Analysis Mobile Robot Report 2020

  Mobile Robot Guide reviews the much anticipated 2020 Mobile Robot Market report released by market analysis firm Interact Analysis….

Sep 21, 2020

Locus Robotics Passes 200 Million Units Picked Milestone for Global Retail and 3PL Partners

  Locus Robotics Passes 200 Million Units Picked Milestone for Global Retail and 3PL Partners Locus Robotics announces they have…

Sep 21, 2020

Locus Robotics Passes 200 Million Units Picked Milestone, Breaking AMR Industry Records Amid 2020 E-Commerce Boom

Locus Robotics Passes 200 Million Units Picked Milestone for Global Retail and 3PL Partners, Breaking AMR Industry Records Amid 2020…

Sep 16, 2020

Robotics can help with pick speed and social distancing, but warehouse design is key

Robotics companies are positioning themselves as a solution for supply chains dealing with pandemic challenges, including increased e-commerce volume and…

Aug 31, 2020

How 4 Boston Companies Rose to the Challenges of COVID-19

While COVID-19 has halted business across many industries, some were well-positioned and prepared to thrive. Here are four Boston-area companies…

Aug 21, 2020

Locus featured in UKWA Warehouse Magazine

  Locus is featured in the latest edition of the United Kingdom Warehouse Association (UKWA) publication, “Warehouse”. Be sure to…

Aug 7, 2020

Locus Robotics: A New Partnership

Balloon has entered a partnership with Locus Robotics as an official reseller of the industry’s most technologically advanced AMRs (Autonomous…

Jul 30, 2020

Locus Robotics Teams Up with Balloon One in UK Fulfilment Space

AMR specialist Locus Robotics has announced a strategic partnership with Balloon One, a London-based provider of software and supply chain…

Jul 30, 2020

Locus Robotics Expands UK Presence with Strategic Partnership with Balloon One

Balloon One and Locus Robotics have joined together to provide UK customers with a more efficient, cost-effective robotic automation solution…

Jul 29, 2020

Locus Robotics Expands UK Presence with Strategic Partnership with Balloon One

Locus and Balloon One Partnership Accelerates the Deployment of Locus’s Powerful, Multi-Bot AMR Fulfillment Solution to Balloon One Customer Sites…

Jul 21, 2020

Intelligent Solutions Connect the Distributor’s Warehouse, Employees, and Customers

In the next decade, distributors are going to see large developments in the areas of robotics, Internet of Things technologies,…

Jul 10, 2020

Robotics Finds It’s Place in Fulfillment

Robotics has gained rapid traction in the last few years of economic growth and low unemployment, as companies began implementing…

Jun 29, 2020

Will the pandemic accelerate automation in supply chains? Part 1: Labour shortages in a time of high demand

  Crushing levels of inventory need to be shifted for many, even as workforces are pared back by the effects…

Jun 22, 2020

Revolution or evolution: has the moment for retail robotics arrived?

Recent weeks have seen automation and robotics start-ups netting new funding from investors, in a sign that retailers may be…

Jun 19, 2020

The 10 Coolest Robotics Startups Of 2020 (So Far)

Makers of industrial robots and AI for robotics are featured on the CRN list of notable startups in the sector….