Hauling new and used cars from dealer to dealer, from auction sight to dealer, from online dealer to customer, is one of those massive logistics activities hiding in plain sight. In the US alone, some 60 million new and used cars are sold every year, and each one is moved multiple times before the consumer takes his or her vehicle out on its initial spin.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are rolling out of automaker plants around the world. But there’s a problem. The supply chain that has worked so well, for so long, building internal combustion machines, doesn’t work for EVs. So, what’s next?
By Matt Miller
| June 24, 2019
| Logistics | Shipping Technology
Six Rivers Systems specializes in robots that operate in fulfillment centers. The Waltham, Mass.-based robot manufacturer launched its first robot in 2016 with software designed for picking, but sees returns as a growing market further down the road.