ABJ: H-E-B to deploy robots for booming delivery, pickup business

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AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) — H-E-B LP has partnered with Switzerland-based Swisslog Logistics Inc. to deploy automated micro-fulfillment centers to streamline its growing curbside and grocery delivery service.

Swisslog’s AutoStore system enables the grocer to efficiently meet the growing demand for curbside pickup without impacting customers’ in-store experience, according to an announcement. A video demo posted to YouTube shows robots on tracks to collect online orders with cranes from above the shelves. It then brings the order to an employee for processing.

You can read the whole article online at Austin Business Journal’s website.

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