GreyOrange signs contract to handle logistics and e-commerce in Japan

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): GreyOrange, the curator of advanced robotic systems, signed a contract to supply robotics solutions to Nitori Holdings Group, Japan's largest furniture and home furnishing chain with over 400 stores. The robotics system will be deployed at Home Logistics, a logistics subsidiary of Nitori Holdings, operating 34 distribution bases and an efficient logistics network for product delivery to stores and e-commerce customers across the country. The Butler robots will be provided by Ground Inc, the exclusive provider of GreyOrange Butler in Japan. Recognised as one of the world's Top 50 Robotics Companies and Top 10 for Industrial Robotics in warehouses, GreyOrange, headquartered in Singapore, specialises in the design, manufacture and deployment of advanced robotic systems for distribution and fulfillment centers. The GreyOrange Butler system will be installed at the Home Logistics Osaka distribution centre, to handle automated inventory storage and picking. The Butler software adapts in real-time to changing inventory profiles and order fulfillment patterns, resulting in high productivity and accuracy. This system will be capable of delivering a far higher throughput. "Specifications for technology in Japan are among the most demanding in the world. Japan has one of the world's most mature distribution infrastructures and it is the fourth largest e-commerce market. Over 75 percent of consumers regularly shop online and e-commerce is forecasted to grow to USD 200 billion by 2020," said Nalin Advani, CEO - APAC, GreyOrange. (ANI)