Locus Robotics Reaches 3 Billion Picks Milestone, Shatters Industry Records USA - English USA - English

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 16, 2024 ~ Locus Robotics, the world's leading provider of autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solutions for warehouse fulfillment, has recently announced a major achievement in its global customer deployments. The company has surpassed 3 billion total picks, just 33 weeks after reaching its two billionth pick. This milestone highlights Locus Robotics' rapid growth and solidifies its position as the top player in autonomous robotics automation for warehouses.

In a statement, Locus Robotics CEO Rick Faulk expressed his excitement about this achievement, stating that it reflects the trust and confidence that their customers have in their innovative robotics solutions. He also emphasized the company's mission to revolutionize the supply chain industry and empower customers to drive operational efficiencies and productivity gains in today's complex fulfillment landscape.

The three billionth pick was a Carhartt t-shirt, picked at a Carhartt facility in Hanson, KY. This pick was completed just milliseconds ahead of other items picked at over 300 Locus customer sites worldwide. It is worth noting that it took Locus nearly seven years to reach its first billion picks, but since then, the company's growth has accelerated significantly. They reached two billion picks just 11 months later and now have achieved their third billion in only 33 weeks.

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During the peak holiday season of 2023, Locus picked over 331 million units, representing a remarkable 66% increase compared to Holiday 2022. In total, they picked 1.2 billion units in 2023, an impressive 82% increase from the previous year.

Steve Banker, Vice President of Supply Chain Services at ARC Advisory Group, shared his thoughts on Locus Robotics' growth trajectory. He stated that he saw a demo of their bots during the company's founding year and immediately recognized their potential. He believes that their impressive growth is a clear indication of the value their solutions bring to customers by improving productivity and lowering costs while staying ahead of the competition.

Locus Robotics' CEO, Rick Faulk, also highlighted the widespread adoption of their innovative AMR technology across various industries, including retail, third-party logistics (3PL), healthcare, and manufacturing. He believes that this milestone is a testament to their commitment to driving innovation and delivering cutting-edge robotics solutions.

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Tony Gariety, VP of Distribution Operations at Carhartt, also shared his positive experience with Locus Robotics' solutions. He stated that their LocusBots have become an integral part of their operations, enabling them to meet the increasing demands of their customers while maintaining high levels of efficiency and accuracy.

As the industry continues to evolve, Locus Robotics remains dedicated to driving innovation and providing advanced robotics solutions that allow its customers to scale and meet growing demand. Their strong focus on research and development ensures that they are well-positioned to maintain their rapid growth and industry leadership in warehouse robotics automation.
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