Amazon’s Robots Fuel Expansion of Company

Published by , June 13, 2016 12:34 am

(MercuryNews) Amazon is at the forefront of the robotics revolution, now deploying 30,000 robots in 15 U.S. fulfillment centers over the past four years. The company says its superhuman robots have created far more jobs than they’ve taken. Amazon has leased a fleet of 20 jumbo jets to further speed deliveries as an estimated 54 million Americans have flocked to its two-day-delivery Prime service.
“It’s all about efficiency. It’s all about getting the boxes out to customers as quickly as we can. In a building without robotics it can take hours to fulfill an order. In this building it can take minutes,” said Amazon spokesperson Ashley Robinson. It has leased a fleet of 20 jumbo jets to further speed deliveries as an estimated 54 million Americans have flocked to its two-day-delivery Prime service.

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