Vecna Robotics Partners with RightHand Robotics to Improve Ecommerce Order Fulfillment

Vecna Robotics, a leader in next-generation mobile robotics, and RightHand Robotics, a leader in robotic picking solutions, have announced a collaboration to improve the performance of e-commerce order fulfillment. The partnership will offer best-in-class solutions to simplify intralogistics and material handling challenges, according to Modern Materials Handling.

 

“We’re excited to have this robust and cost-effective solution become available to all Vecna Robotics and RightHand Robotics customers through this collaboration,” said John Hayes, vice president of sales and marketing of Vecna Robotics. “RightHand has best-in-class piece-picking technology, while Vecna Robotics has best-in-class autonomous mobility. Both companies have a shared vision of using their expertise and cutting-edge technology to provide end-to-end, dynamic material handling and logistics solutions that can grow and evolve with business needs.”

 

Vecna Robotics offers a wide range of intelligent, collaborative mobile robots and fully-autonomous, zero-infrastructure AGVs designed specifically for safe and flexible material flows in dynamic, human-centric environments. Robot payload capacities range from 20kg to 4500kg. This smart fleet works together through central orchestration by the Core Task Manager, which takes upstream work orders and assigns tasks to robots and humans as appropriate to efficiently fulfill orders.

 

“Vecna Robotics has a broad and proven range of mobile robotic solutions,” said Leif Jentoft, co-founder of RightHand Robotics. “Combined with our ability to deliver the 3Rs of robotic piece-picking – range of products, rate, and reliability – with our RightPick.AI software, we believe there are many retailers who will benefit from this holistic approach.”

 

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About Vecna Robotics

Vecna Robotics (https://robotics.vecna.com/) is dedicated to helping companies better compete in today’s e-commerce driven environment with cost-effective automation that improves throughput in distribution and fulfillment. Its fleet of intelligent, next-generation robotic vehicles and AGV optimizes logistics and material-handling operations and work seamlessly alongside humans. With two decades of extensive research and development, Vecna’s case picking, goods-to-person, person-to-goods, robot-conveyor hybrid material handling systems are proven in the most challenging environments. 

Vecna Robotics is a subsidiary of Vecna Technologies, which was founded in 1998 in Cambridge, Mass. with a mission to empower humanity through transformative technologies. The company is dedicated to corporate citizenship and has donated more than 170,000 hours of community service, and team members spend up to 10 percent of their paid work week on a community service project.

 

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