The robots are coming. The robots are coming. While it seems that the supermarket industry has been slow to incorporate robotics into its warehousing methods, there are signs that this cutting edge, seemingly futuristic technology is creeping into the distribution chain. Why? Well, for one, the ever-changing and expensive labor force is one area where distribution executives take aim when it comes time to cut costs in hard times. Manufacturers and retailers alike are exploring the use of ...

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