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Swisslog and Berkshire Grey announce automation partnership

05 April 2022

THE DEAL brings together contrasting firms with integrator Swisslog more associated with high density, high throughout installations, while Berkshire Grey is known for modular, AI-driven robotics-led automation.

The firm say they have announced the partnership to provide robotic solutions to help grocery / e-grocery, e-commerce and retail customers meet the demands of today’s connected consumers while managing widespread labour shortages. The partnership will initially focus on the American market.

Together, Swisslog and Berkshire Grey are providing AI-enabled robotics solutions to global enterprises seeking to master the challenge of real time order fulfillment through automation. With this announcement, Swisslog will become part of Berkshire Grey’s Partner Alliance program as a strategic Systems Integration Partner that provides customers with scalable robotic solutions developed to improve fulfillment throughput while driving down operational costs.

Swisslog has leading solutions in multiple flexible, scalable and modular automation technologies for major retail, e-grocery, e-commerce and consumer goods customers, with more than 2,000 integrated installations around the globe including Walmart, Target, H-E-B and Ahold Delhaize. The company offers a range of data-driven, solutions to fit fulfillment strategies. 

Berkshire Grey’s solutions combine artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics to intelligently automate the most challenging warehouse operations including e-commerce fulfillment, retail replenishment, reverse logistics and package handling logistics.

Berkshire Grey’s automated solutions are modular, flexible, and available via traditional and Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) implementation models, allowing customers to accelerate adoption of game-changing automation technology without upfront capital expenditures.

Berkshire Grey president and COO Steve Johnson says: “Both Berkshire Grey and Swisslog have broad portfolios of complementary solutions and the same goal: providing automation that helps customers meet ongoing consumer demand for anything, anytime, anywhere order fulfillment.”

For more information, visit www.berkshiregrey.com / www.swisslog.com

 
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