Kindred’s Intelligent Picking Robot Overcomes Supply Chain Challenges with AI Technology

SORT picking technology alleviates staffing shortages and consistently meets throughput demands

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)- March 26, 2019

Kindred will showcase its latest robotics technology with artificial intelligence (AI) at ProMat 2019. The company’s picking robot, SORT, has human-like grasping capabilities and separates multi-SKU batches into individual customer orders.

“Today’s ecommerce and distribution businesses face the critical roadblocks of staffing shortages and meeting throughput demands. There are simply not enough skilled workers to fill the void,” says Jim Liefer, CEO, Kindred. “Our SORT robots have achieved over eight million picks in production, helping our retail customers meet demand and create a dynamic workforce that marries automation with human skills.”


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