Amazon Acquired 50% More Kiva Robots for Christmas 2016

Published by , January 2, 2017 1:45 am

(TechTimes) Amazon acquired 50 percent more Kiva Robots for 2016 Christmas than 2015. Amazon had 30,000 robots moving around in 2015, but also hired more human workers to handle the holiday rush in its warehouses across the continent.
n 2015, Amazon had a team of 230,000 humans working alongside the 30,000 robots in its fulfillment centers. In October 2016, Amazon opened a new robotics fulfillment center in Ontario, Canada where more than 700 new jobs were created, though it was not specified how many of the robots were stationed in that facility.

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