It seems that we will keep our warehouse jobs a little longer.
Amazon, one of the largest e-retailers in the world, believes that fully autonomous warehouses are at least a decade away from development.
Scott Anderson, director of Amazon Robotics Fulfillment, told Reuters this week that while robotics can certainly assist in warehouses to boost efficiency, there are limitations to current technology which make the idea of warehouses being fully operational without human assistance now an impossibility.
During a tour of Amazon’s Baltimore warehouse, Anderson told reporters that there is a “misconception” that the e-commerce giant will be able to run fully robotic warehouses soon.
“In the current form,