Warehouse robotics: Large players like Walmart driving investment as supply chain stress continues

June 13, 2022 | Case Study

The pandemic has pushed many companies involved in the supply chain towards digital solutions. Black swan events such as the blockage of the Suez Canal, the closing of the Port of Los Angeles, and the Ukraine-Russia war have become all too common. These events have unveiled underlying problems with the global supply chain that large players must now wrangle with. One of these major players, Walmart, has been busy with digitization in 2022, pushing towards automated solutions in its warehouse and distribution centers. Recently, Walmart developed a partnership with warehouse automation firm Symbotic. The company specializes in autonomous mobile robots. In Iate 2021, Symbotic decided to go public in a deal with SoftBank, a Japanese digital giant.

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