AI Case Study

JD.com unveils world's first fully automated warehouse in Shanghai

JD.com has built the first fully automated warehouse. Robots carry out all the functions including product entry, storage, packing and sorting handling up to 16000 orders per hour.

Industry

Consumer Goods And Services

Retail General

Project Overview

"JD.com has developed the world’s first whole-process unmanned warehouse, covering product entry, storage, packing and sorting.

Based in Shanghai’s Jiading District, the warehouse covers 40,000 square meters. The main body of its logistics center comprises four operation systems: receipt, storage, picking and packing. It can store 60,000 cases of a product at any given time, TechWeb reported on Oct. 10.

There are a range of robots carrying out different functions throughout the process. These bots are able to deal with orders in line with system instructions and self-calculate how to avoid collisions and optimize routes.

The warehouse will be able to handle up to 200,000 items a day when in operation."

Reported Results

Sorts up to 16,000 packages per hour with an accuracy of 99.99%.

Technology

Function

Operations

General Operations

Background

JD.com is China's largest online direct sales company. The exponential growth of e-commerce in China has made it difficult for companies to keep pace with hiring and training.

Benefits

Data

Handles 9,000 online shopping orders per hour.