Tag: warehouse

Attarobotics raises $25 million to miniaturize fulfillment centers with robots

Attarobotics, a robotics supply chain company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, this morning announced that it’s secured $25 million in a series B funding round led by financial and strategic investors Coatue, Comcast Ventures, and Honeywell, alongside returning backers Forerunner Ventures and Werklund Growth Fund. The fresh capital brings the company’s total raised to $32.7 million […]

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Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work

Roughly 200,000 people work in over 100 of Amazon’s North American fulfillment centers continent-wide. But that’s not enough. The company is hoping to add to the ranks considerably through a new initiative, VentureBeat has learned. Fulfillment Center Ready — abbreviated FC Ready — has been described as an “Uber-like” program intended to fill shift slots […]

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