Ambi Robotics and Pitney Bowes deploy AI-powered AmbiSort B-Series for efficient parcel sorting.
The collaborative innovation streamlines ecommerce logistics to meet evolving demands quickly.
The AmbiSort B-Series offers automation, reduced operating costs, and adaptability to various sorting use cases across the U.S.
Ambi Robotics, an AI-powered robotic sorting solutions leader for supply chain operations, and Pitney Bowes, a leader in shipping and mailing providing logistics, technology, and financial services, announced the deployment of the new AmbiSort B-Series sorting solution for middle-mile operations, enhancing productivity, accuracy, and worker safety in the logistics industry.
This AmbiSort B-Series is designed to reduce operating costs, automate sorting operations, and adapt to various use cases, including interfacility sortation, zone-skipping, and more. Ryan Hannon, VP at Industrial Engineering and Collaborative Innovation at Pitney Bowes, discussed the impact of automation on working conditions and the creation of new roles in the logistics sector.
Jim Liefer, CEO of Ambi Robotics, remarked,
The successful deployment of the AmbiSort B-Series is the result of strategic and collaborative innovation between the two companies. Pitney Bowes is the pioneer of the smart logistics future and has been at the forefront of transforming warehouse work to align with demands of constant ecommerce. This partnership serves as a model of collaborative innovation and sets a high bar for future of supply chain modernization.
[Source – Business Wire]
Building on their partnership that initially focused on last-mile operations, the AmbiSort B-Series accelerates parcel sorting in Pitney Bowes ecommerce hubs, addressing the evolving demands of ecommerce logistics.
This deployment spans Pitney Bowes ecommerce hubs across the U.S., reflecting the demand for enhanced automation in the logistics industry. As global parcel volume surpasses 161 billion annually, the adoption of automated solutions like the AmbiSort B-Series allows logistics and delivery companies to meet the growing demands of e-commerce quickly.
Stephanie Cannon, Senior Vice President of Operations Excellence and Collaborative Innovation at Pitney Bowes, emphasized the need to meet the demands of the current ecommerce. She mentioned the necessity to scale technological solutions rapidly to address these demands. Stephanie stated that Pitney Bowes collaborated with some of the most innovative companies in the industry to simplify B2C ecommerce logistics for their clients. She further explained that their partnership with Ambi Robotics enabled them to create a sortation system that addressed a specific requirement and swiftly implemented it across their ecommerce hubs, thereby increasing capacity for their clients in preparation for the peak season.