KPMG and US Department of Defense appoint Attabotics as provider of 3D robotics systems for new 5G 'smart warehouse'

KPMG and US Department of Defense appoint Attabotics as provider of 3D robotics systems for new 5G ‘smart warehouse’

Calgary, Alberta–(work wire) –AtaputicToday, the world’s first 3D robotics supply chain system, announced that the company has been selected by the US Department of Defense (DoD), to install the latest automated storage and retrieval technology as part of the KPMG LLP team. Prototype solution in the 5G Smart Warehouse Trial at Marine Corps Logistics Command (MARCORLOGCOM) in Albany, Ga.

In October 2020, the Department of Defense’s 5G-to-Next G (5GI) initiative, which is overseen by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, announced $600 million in prizes to pilot 5G across several US military test sites. Focusing on increasing and optimizing warehouse performance, the 5G-enhanced warehouse in Albany will feature Attabotics’ high bandwidth and ultra-low latency solutions along with maximum wireless security to allow development and testing of autonomous robotic inventory management and augmented and virtual reality applications to improve force efficiency Working in warehouse operations.

β€œIt is an honor to continue to expand our networks to include our North American counterpart,” said Scott Gravel, founder and CEO of Attabotics. The implementation of the Attabotics system in Albany’s 5G warehouse demonstrates the diversity of fulfillment in today’s landscape beyond e-commerce. We look forward to working closely with KPMG and the U.S. Department of Defense to improve operations for the United States Marine Corps (USMC).”

Attabotics’ scalable automated retrieval and warehousing system condenses traditional warehouse aisles into a single vertical structure. Within the hull, robotic shuttles move in 3D space to allow additional storage capacity and throughput to support growth without the need for expansion. Accompanied by Federated Wireless’ LTE network, Attabotics enables unprecedented capabilities for ultra-fast and reliable robotic fleet management, ensuring that information is not only reported in real time, but works in tandem with AI routing and correction.

With Attabotics, the logistics operations of an Albany facility include identifying, recording, organizing, storing and retrieval of materials and supplies and inventory control. In addition, the “Smart Warehouse” will create an opportunity to test, improve, and validate emerging 5G technologies.

To learn more about Attabotics, please visit https://www.attabotics.com/

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About Atabotics

Attabotics is the world’s first 3D robotics supply chain system for modern commerce. Inspired by the framework of ant colonies, Attabotics replaces the rows and aisles of traditional fulfillment centers with a patented storage structure and robotic shuttles that use horizontal and vertical space, reducing the company’s warehouse needs by 85 percent. By enabling retailers to place fulfillment centers near high-density urban areas, Attabotics helps create jobs and reduce carbon emissions by closing the last-mile delivery gap. Attabotics is endorsed by major brands including luxury department store Nordstrom and other retailers across apparel, food, beverage and home goods. Attabotics is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and has execution centers throughout the United States and Canada.

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