"Innovative autonomous case-handling robotic system addresses demand for warehouse automation, complete with local support from MHS"
(Shenzhen, China) Mar 4, 2021 – HAI ROBOTICS (www.hairobotics.com), pioneer in autonomous case-handling robotic system announces partnership with MHS, a single-source provider of material handling automation and software solutions to provide warehouse automation solutions for distribution and fulfillment facilities and courier, express and parcel distribution centers. The relationship leverages innovative HAIPICK technology from HAI ROBOTICS and systems engineering, integration and support from MHS to address labor and storage capacity challenges facing customers in North America.
“With logistics facilities feeling pressure to accommodate growing SKU counts and order volumes, our robotic systems provide efficient, intelligent, flexible, and customizable warehouse automation solutions to make more efficient use of available space,” says Johnny Zhang, Vice President of International Sales, HAI ROBOTICS. “In order to expand our business in North America we need to find the right local integration partners. The experience, capability and strength of MHS in our target markets make them an ideal fit.”
HAIPICK A42 at SF-DHL Shanghai Warehouse
The HAIPICK system uses autonomous case-handling robots to store and retrieve several cases at a time in tall, narrow storage aisles. This dense storage configuration can enable operations to reduce square-footage dedicated to storage, while actually increasing total storage capacity. Once cases are retrieved, the robots work in a goods-to-person framework, moving inventory into position to fuel order fulfillment and other logistics processes.
HAIPICK Robots at Philips Zhuhai Factory
“The HAIPICK solutions offer superior flexibility, faster implementation and much lower cost compared to conventional AS/RS driven by shuttles and cranes,” says Michael Fleming, Manager of AGV and AMR solutions, MHS. “Working with HAI ROBOTICS allows MHS to serve our customers with advanced technology that best fits their needs in an evolving marketplace.”
To view a video of HAIPICK robots in action at a DHL warehouse, click here.
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MHS Global is a full-service provider of innovative material handling systems that solve the challenges of distribution and fulfillment operations. We take a comprehensive, customer-centric approach that includes custom engineering, design, manufacturing and turnkey integration services. Our quality solutions leverage a broad range of controls and automated equipment, including but not limited to sorters, conveyors, extendable loading and unloading systems. We provide complete, responsive support to maintain systems for peak performance, with predictive analytics and local technicians to maximize long-term value and return on investment. MHS has a global installed base of over $5 billion for small to large distribution and fulfillment projects in a variety of industries, including e-commerce, parcel, third party logistics and outside integrators.
About HAI ROBOTICS
HAI ROBOTICS is a pioneer in autonomous case-handling robotic (ACR) system. The company is committed to providing efficient, intelligent, flexible, and customized warehouse automation solutions through advanced robotics technology and AI algorithms and creates value for each factory and logistics warehouse. Dedicated to R&D of ACR system, HAI ROBOTICS developed HAIPICK, the first ACR system in 2015, and put it into commercial operation in 2018. HAI ROBOTICS has been perfecting its products continuously with its expanding customer portfolio ever since. HAIPICK has been applied in 3PL, apparel, e-commerce, electronics, energy, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and other industries. By using the HAIPICK system, customers can realize warehouse automation transformation in a week, increase storage density by 80-130%, and improve warehouse operation efficiency by 3-4 times.
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