E-commerce’s Imprint on Conveyor & Sortation

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Tompkins Robotics Staff
Tompkins Robotics Staff

A relatively new type of sortation approach is to use mobile robots with sortation mechanisms on top, rather than fixed sortation. Mobile sortation robots can be an alternative to fixed sortation or other less fully automated means of so of sortation such as putwalls, says Mike Futch, president of Tompkins Robotics.

Tompkins Robotics’ “t-Sort” features independently moving robots that transport goods across a raised platform from an induction station to designated divert locations, where they stop and perform the sort.

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