July 23, 2021

US Warehouse and Fulfillment Center Robots, 2019-2023 (% of warehouse and fulfillment center operators)

Note

Robots are defined by the International Organization for Standardization as an actuated mechanism programmable in two or more axes with a degree of autonomy moving within its environment, to perform intended tasks; includes units to perform tasks such as picking, sorting, and product transportation; ... excludes collaborative robotic units that only operate alongside workers.More

Methodology

Estimates are based on the analysis of survey and traffic data from research firms and regulatory agencies, sales projections, historical trends, company-specific data, and demographic and socioeconomic factors.