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Company is also rapidly deploying its ‘FAST Unloader’ machine

Walmart Cuts Some Overnight Shifts in Latest Streamlining Move - Bloomberg
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-01/walmart-cuts-some-overnight-shifts-in-latest-streamlining-move

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Cause, meet effect.

Walmart is doubling down on robot janitors. Here's why - CNN
https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/09/business/walmart-robots-retail-jobs/index.html

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Just back from Korea, saw a few of these robots on the roads.


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2 robot flagmen would cut some buck$ from a contractor's payroll.  Seem pretty simple, by modern-day sensor standards.  I expect we'll see some here soon.

Amazon acquires autonomous warehouse robotics startup Canvas Technology | TechCrunch
https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/10/amazon-acquires-autonomous-warehouse-robotics-startup-canvas-technology/