What is a Dark Warehouse?

dark warehouse

Dark warehouses are fully automated and can function 24/7 without human assistance or shop floor workers. Dark warehouses use a mix of fully interconnected automated machinery, AMRs (Autonomous Mobile Robots) and AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles) to perform all tasks 24/7. They tend to be purpose-built facilities requiring massive upfront investment rather than customizing existing buildings. […]

How The Austin Lighthouse For The Blind Uses Robotics To Make Warehouse Work More Efficient And More Accessible

One job on the Lighthouse’s docket is providing logistical services to military organizations like the Department of Defense; the Lighthouse oversees a million square feet of warehouse and distribution space in Austin and the surrounding area. This spring, in partnership with Fetch Robotics—who was acquired over the summer by Zebra Technologies—the Lighthouse began working with autonomous mobile robots, or […]