25 May Amazon continues to expand the use of robots in its warehouses via @Reuters
Amazon is famous for its drive to automate as many parts of its business as possible, whether pricing goods or transporting items in its warehouses. But the company is in a precarious position as it considers replacing jobs that have won it subsidies and public goodwill.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.reuters.com
WHY IT MATTERS: with baby boomer workforce retiring in massive numbers, robotic solutions to replace low skills jobs are well under way. The future of a fully autonomous robotic warehouse may be years away but expect to see more automation in coming years to augment & complement human workers that will be in short supply…