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Locus Robotics Is Industry’s First AMR Company to Support Omnichannel Retail with the Launch of New Spring 2019 Hardware and Software Suite

Locus Robotics announces the launch of its Spring 2019 software and hardware suite featuring significant new functionality and enhancements to our powerful multi-bot software, hardware, and user experience (UX). These new features further improve productivity, operational flexibility and performance, and efficiency for retail/e-tail, third party logistics (3PL), distribution and industrial specialty customers. Our new software… Read more »

Supply and Demand Chain Executive 2019 Pros To Know

Locus CEO Named a 2019 Pros To Know

Locus Robotics CEO, Rick Faulk, was named a 2019 Pros To Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The publication’s 19th annual listing recognizes exceptional supply chain executives that lead initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate. The 2019 list includes more than 200 individuals from software… Read more »

Locus Robotics Named 2019 MHI Innovation Award Finalist

Locus Robotics was just named one of the 2019 MHI Innovation Award Finalists for “Best New Innovation” and we couldn’t be more proud – or excited. Our entry, the Locus Robotics Gamification feature, advances the capabilities of Locus’s powerful autonomous robotic solution to both improve the working experience for human employees, while also maximizing productivity and throughput… Read more »

Our robots are Hotdog-powered!

At Locus, our robots run on a popular robotics middleware known as the Robot Operating System, or ROS. ROS is an open-source project with a vibrant, ever-expanding community that spans industry and academia across the globe. One of the common themes I used to hear in my previous life as a defense contractor was that… Read more »

Material Handling Systems Don’t Change and Improve Over Time – Until Now!

LocusEmpower, a robotic, task-based execution system, has the fantastic ability to extend and improve its capabilities with no operator intervention. It goes without saying that at Locus Robotics, we love technology. Especially robots. You need not look any further than our in-house robot museum and the many spaces filled with robots, images of robots, along… Read more »

The Moving Sofa Problem: Why Size Does Matter

At Locus, we’re hyper-focused on delivering innovative and technologically advanced warehouse robots that optimize worker productivity and maximize customer ROI. One of the questions we get a lot is about why we built a circular robot vs. a rectangular robot. In a perfect world, a warehouse robot should be able to carry a heavy, large… Read more »