Newest Hires at Zappos are Robots

Newest Hires at Zappos are Robots
Retail
Christine Huang
  • 30 june 2008

Zappos is streamlining their already zippy shoe delivery service by replacing humans with robots in their Kentucky warehouse. Management and fetching of products in the e-tail’s inventory facility will now be managed by Kiva Systems’ Mobile Fulfillment System, a set of programmed drive units and storage bots. As Zappos continues expanding its offerings to clothing, accessories, and more, their speediness is what might separate them from the myriad of competing sell-all e-tailers already in the market.

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