WILMINGTON, Mass., January 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Locus Robotics, the leader in Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) for fulfillment warehouses, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2022 IFOY Award for Autonomous Mobile Robot Solution in Dortmund, Germany. Now in its ninth year, the IFOY Awards are considered the industry’s premier award recognizing the best intralogistics products and solutions of the year for their outstanding technical and strategic achievements.
“Locus Robotics is proud to have been chosen to participate in the prestigious 2022 IFOY Awards for the first time,” said Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. “Today’s AMR technology has quickly become a valuable resource driving warehouse efficiency and scalability.”
Locus Robotics will participate in the IFOY audit in person from March 18 in Dortmund, Germany. All finalists will undergo a three-step IFOY audit during the international IFOY test days. In the IFOY test, the experts use a standardized procedure to measure the key figures of the finalists. Winners will be announced at a special gala after a detailed 2-week judging period.
The IFOY jury is made up of internationally recognized specialized journalists and major logistics media representing more than 21 countries. They will assess each finalist in a range of key categories including innovation value, technology, ergonomics and handling, safety, marketability, design, customer benefit, cost effectiveness and sustainability.
About Locus Robotics
Locus Robotics’ revolutionary multi-bot solution incorporates powerful and intelligent autonomous mobile robots that work in conjunction with human workers to dramatically improve part handling productivity by 2-3x, with less labor compared to traditional systems parts handling. Locus helps retailers, 3PLs and specialty warehouses effectively meet – and exceed – the increasingly complex and demanding demands of fulfillment environments. Easily integrating into existing warehouse infrastructures without disrupting workflows, Locus transforms productivity without transforming the warehouse.
Locus’ European presence is centrally located in amsterdam to better serve the European region. In 2021, Locus Robotics joined the Inc. 500, number 428. For more information, visit www.locusrobotics.com.
About IFOY Award
The International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year (IFOY AWARD) rewards the best intralogistics products and system solutions of the year. The objective of the organization is to document the capacity for performance and innovation of intralogistics, helping to strengthen competitiveness and increase the visibility of the entire sector in the public space. The winners of the IFOY AWARD are selected once a year by an independent jury of international professional journalists. The sponsor of the IFOY AWARD is the Materials Handling and Intralogistics Industry Association VDMA. IFOY’s partners are Messe Dortmund and the world’s leading manufacturer of forklift accessories Cascade. IFOY’s pallet partner is CHEP, the global market leader in pallet pooling. The logistics real estate partner is GARBE. The headquarters of the IFOY organization is in Ismaning near Munich. The IFOY AWARD is placed under the high patronage of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
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