Feb 13, 2020: Geek+, a smart logistics solutions provider, has powered same-day delivery for Nike in Japan, providing advanced robotics solutions to Nike’s new distribution center in Chiba, deploying more than 200 robots from its goods-to-person P series line. The smart robots carry Nike products and packages directly to the warehouse worker, reducing costs, increasing picking efficiency and making daily work easier on the warehouse operators.
With the rapid growth of e-commerce, the labor shortage in the logistics industry has become a serious economic issue. Although warehouses globally are still mainly manually operated, a need for automation and new robotics technologies is fast increasing in order to meet demand and challenges brought by the massive growth of online platforms and major retailers such as Nike are introducing robots to transform their logistics operations. Smart robots guarantee lower cost, efficiency, flexibility ,and safety in the warehouse.
With Geek+, Nike has been able to introduce same-day delivery to its Japanese customers. Geek+ will continue to propose best-in-class smart logistics solutions tailored to customer operations and contribute to solving operational problems in various industries, from retail and apparel to manufacturing sites.