A Chinese delivery service has found a high-tech way to reduce on labour and maximise on efficiency, putting scores of robots to sort over 2,00,000 parcels and packages a day.
Footage from the warehouses of Chinese delivery service Shentong Express Tracking (STO) in Yiwu, on Saturday, captured dozens of the yellow-topped robots shifting parcels from drop-off to pick-up points in the vast storerooms.
STO employees scan a package's barcode, feed the information to one of the robots, which then carries the parcel away to a different area in the sorting centre, directed by the data taken from the code. The robots are reportedly self-chargeable and therefore can work 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
(With inputs from Ruptly)
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