NEDRE VATS, Norway, June 17, 2022 — Leading warehouse automation company, AutoStore, announces it is the recipient of this year’s SupplyTech Breakthrough Award - receiving the Overall Robotics Solution of the Year honor for its R5+™ Robot, which is able to handle the tallest bins available in the AutoStore system.
The inaugural SupplyTech Breakthrough Awards program was conducted by SupplyTech Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that evaluates and recognizes standout technology companies, products, and services in the supply chain technology and logistics industry around the globe.
"We are very proud to receive the SupplyTech Breakthrough award for Overall Robotics Solution of the Year," said Carlos Fernández, Chief Product Officer at AutoStore. "The R5+™ Robot brings new inventory handling opportunities to warehouses worldwide by making cube storage more accessible for larger items. We're pleased to offer this solution to customers and continue to support their automation needs."
"For retailers, the right order fulfillment solution can lay the foundation for growth stemming from an acceleration in e-commerce and help to exceed customer expectations. Robotics has revamped the outdated retail supply chain system, allowing customers to achieve measurable productivity and profit goals quickly within their operations," said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of SupplyTech Breakthrough Awards. "The R5+ Robot from AutoStore breaks through the crowded Supply Tech market by making cube storage automation more easily accessible for companies in a wider range of markets, allowing them to bring new inventory opportunities to the warehouse. Congratulations on being our choice for 'Overall Robotics Solution of the Year.'"
The mission of the annual SupplyTech Breakthrough Awards program is to conduct the industry’s most comprehensive analysis and evaluation of the top technology companies, solutions and products in the supply chain and logistics industry today. This year’s program attracted more than 1,200 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.