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GXO receives ‘Top Supply Chain Projects’ award for innovative use of technology from SDCE Magazine

Greenwich, USA  |  junio 27, 2022

Global logistics leader deploys collaborative robots on multiple mezzanine floors, an industry first, enhancing safety, productivity and employee engagement for Fortune 500 retailer

GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, announced today that it has received a 2022 Top Supply Chain Projects award desde cero Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) magazine.

“We are honored to receive this award from SDCE for our innovative use of technology,” said Sandeep Sakharkar, GXO’s Chief Inforamtion Officer. “Our deployment of collaborative robots in a multi-tiered warehouse is a great example of how we are developing and implementing custom solutions that solve complex challenges for our customers while enhancing employee safety and productivity.”

Each year, SDCE spotlights successful and innovative transformation projects that add value across a range of supply chain functions. GXO’s installation in Milton Keynes, U.K., is an industry first and an example of the company’s ability to meet the needs of high-volume businesses by optimizing vertical space in multi-tiered warehouses.

GXO collaborated with 6 River Systems to develop and test new features on the cobots, which automatically travel from one location to another in a multi-tiered facility, carrying picked items, reducing employees’ walking time and helping pick items from inventory more efficiently and accurately. To see these cobots in action, please watch this short video.

GXO leads the marketplace in automated solutions. In 2021, GXO deployed more than 2,000 new pieces of technology across its sites, up nearly 100% year-over-year. Its use of goods-to-person systems was up over 100% year-over-year and its use of cobots grew over 200%.

Sobre GXO Logistics

GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) es el mayor proveedor del mundo dedicado en exclusiva a contratos logísticos y se está beneficiando del rápido crecimiento del e-commerce, la automatización y la externalización. GXO se compromete a ofrecer un entorno de trabajo diverso y de primer nivel para sus cerca de 120.000 empleados en más de 900 centros logísticos, que suman cerca de 18.5 millones de metros cuadrados. La compañía trabaja con las empresas más importantes del mundo para resolver retos logísticos complejos mediante soluciones de cadena de suministro tecnológicamente avanzadas a escala y con rapidez. La sede social de GXO se encuentra en Greenwich, Connecticut (EEUU). para más información y conecta con GXO en LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram y YouTube.

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