A Romanian distribution and logistics center operated by Maersk and iB Cargo has deployed robotic and digital twin technology from UK startup Dexory.
Dexory’s unique solution combines hardware and software to provide instant visibility into inventory and operations at the click of a button. Using a 12m-tall autonomous robot called Neo to capture warehouse data and images in real time, scanning more than 100,000 pallet locations in the Romanian warehouse, the digital twin technology can facilitate the instant analysis of stock, occupancy and stock movement.
The analytics extracted helps to address operational bottlenecks, increase efficiencies (allowing for faster put-away and picking) and unlock powerful insights into site operations (for real-time occupancy fluctuation, route planning) – all of which had been performed manually before. Using AI, it then provides companies with information to forecast and plan more accurately across their warehouse estate and have smarter management of their workforce. Dexory has already been working with Maersk on similar deployments in the UK and Ireland.
Andrei Danescu, CEO and co-founder of Dexory, said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Maersk and iB Cargo and bring the power of real-time data and insights to this impressive site in Romania, supporting a powerful company in interior decorations. Teams across the board have already embraced the Dexory technology and are constantly using our digital twin to make more informed decisions and drive efficiency.”
Cătălin Putineanu, founder and managing partner of iB Cargo, said, “Our business model is about long-term partnerships. We build them through quality, integrity and bringing added value to our clients’ businesses through innovative solutions at every level.”
Dragos Dumitrescu, country manager, Maersk Romania, added, “Maersk remains steadfast in its unwavering commitment to implementing cutting-edge technology across its operations, reinforcing its position as an industry leader at the forefront of innovation. Embracing the latest advancements, Maersk continues to drive efficiency, enhance sustainability and deliver exceptional value to its customers while shaping the future of global trade.”