Thursday 23rd Mar 2017 - Logistics Manager

Yusen chooses Swisslog for autonomous robots

Yusen Logistics has chosen Swisslog Warehouse & Distribution Solutions to implement its AutoStore Automated System in Singapore. The system involves the use of autonomous robots, which sit on top of an aluminium grid.

The storage system, which includes around 16,585 spaces for stored items, is expected to be fully operational in 2017.

“The future of logistics is paved with innovation and automated technology,” said Francis Kwa, head of contract logistics, Yusen Logistics. “The industry has been transforming and growing in the coming years.

“The third party logistics industry itself is gearing up to take on the challenges and the opportunities offered by the latest technological advancements.”