Amazon Will Have 10,000 Robots Filling Customer Orders By The End Of The Year

by The Daily Lede


Amazon Will Have 10,000 Robots Filling Customer Orders By The End Of The Year

“Kiva System’s Mobile-robotic Fulfillment Solution in action at Gilt Group’s Distribution Center in Shepherdsville, KY” PHOTO CREDIT: Dawghause Photography

Amazon currently uses some 1,000 robots by Kiva Systems, a company it bought for $775 million in 2012, to fill its customers’ orders. Now CNN reports that Amazon will have 10,000 robots doing the same by the end of this year.

CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the plan to double down on robotics during a shareholder meeting and emphasized that despite the popularRead more: http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-robotics-kiva-systems-2014-5#ixzz32vObpv66

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