Tompkins Robotics Partners with Primary Sight to Expand Local Presence of AMR Market in Australia & New Zealand

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Orlando, FL, May 11, 2022 – Tompkins Robotics, a leading global provider of autonomous mobile robot (AMR) fulfillment solutions, has partnered with Primary Sight, a digital warehousing solutions expert, to bring a local presence to Australia and New Zealand markets. Tompkins Robotics’ award-winning primary AMR solution, tSort, sorts a wide range of items and parcels to consolidation points, optimizing client distribution performance and capabilities. Recently, Kmart Australia deployed Tompkins Robotics tSort mobile automation to support its distributed logistics network in the height of spiking demands. The project was executed flawlessly and gave rise to multiple requests for additional projects in the region. Mike Futch, Tompkins Robotics President & CEO, and Thompson Brockman, Tompkins Robotics VP of Operations, recognized the advantage of finding an experienced, professional partner who could operate locally and deliver exceptional results, so in stepped Primary Sight.

Brockman stated, “The partnership between Primary Sight and Tompkins Robotics creates an exciting product offering for the ANZ region that is more flexible, scalable, and cost effective than the traditional solutions on the Market. Primary Sight’s values and customer first approach align strongly with ours.”

Sean Hewat, Head of Solutions ANZ, and the team at Primary Sight has many years of industry experience bringing innovative, cost-effective solutions from concept through implementation in the Australia and New Zealand market. “Partnering with Tompkins Robotics, a global leader in AMR technology, creates an exciting product offering for the ANZ region that is flexible, scalable, and cost effective. Tompkins Robotics values and customer first approach align strongly with ours.”

The two companies will work together to bring transformational robotic technology with disciplined project management principals to execute projects and bring value to their customers.

About Tompkins Robotics
Tompkins Robotics is a global leader focused on the robotic automation of distribution and fulfillment operations. Our primary system, tSort, consists of autonomous mobile robots that sort a wide range of items and parcels to consolidation points for order fulfillment, store replenishment, returns, parcel distribution – virtually any process in the supply chain. tSort is a truly modular, scalable, and portable robotic sortation system that helps build world-class supply chains while providing unmatched flexibility and throughput. With three models, tSort; tSort Plus; tSort Mini; and two sortation methods, tilt trays and cross belts, Tompkins Robotics systems handle the broadest range of product on the market – as small as a penny to up to 100 cm by 75cm and weighing up to 50 kg. Our systems work in small operations in the backroom of a grocery, supercenter, or mall anchor store to large fulfillment centers processing millions of units a day. Our systems maximize performance, making our clients more agile, adaptable, profitable, and successful in today’s dynamic marketplace.

We also have other proprietary solutions such as the xChange, tSort3D, and xPress. xChange is a robotic sortation order removal and replacement system for orders and shipping systems. tSort3D is a new, very dense sortation system ideal for ecommerce and provides as much as 10 times the sort destinations and volume compared to competing solutions. xPress is an overhead robotic transport system that can be used in retail to DC environments. We continue to expand the core systems with complementary robotics and integrated material handling systems to automate fulfillment operations.

About Primary Sight

Primary Sight is highly experienced, innovative, and capable of delivering significant programs with the support of our partners. Through a highly disciplined approach to project management, transformational leadership, effective implementation, and testing strategies.

For your business this simply means we work with you to build sustainable solutions that drive operational improvements. We design solutions bespoke to your business that will contribute to an increased customer experience and meet your company’s strategic objectives.

Our mantra is;

We think differently and apply innovative thinking and creativity to our solutions We solve for the customer Act with honesty and integrity in everything we do We achieve more when we collaborate We challenge the status quo with open minds, focus and speed

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