Pittsburgh, PA — IAM Robotics is pleased to announce a new client relationship with Rochester Drug Corporation (RDC). RDC has contracted IAM to provide robotic warehouse picking and inventory management solutions. RDC will be implementing multiple products from IAM including the flagship Swift autonomous mobile picking robots, the Flash inventory tracking scanner and the company’s fleet management software, SwiftLink.
Autonomous picking robots to help streamline operations at Rochester Drug Corporation
Larry Doud, CEO of RDC commented, “Our industry is very competitive. With current trends, orders become more specialized and expected delivery times go down. At RDC, we believed the answer was automation and IAM provides a solution that complements our existing workflow and infrastructure while at the same time allowing us to scale our operations in a cost-effective manner”
“The growth of e-commerce, increasing customer demands and decreasing margins are forcing companies to consider re-engineering their supply chain around robotic automation. We are confident that IAM Robotics can help RDC overcome these challenges as they continue their impressive growth trajectory,” stated IAM Robotics CEO Tom Galluzzo.
About IAM Robotics: IAM Robotics provides a complete set of technologies required for autonomous mobile manipulation solutions, with a focus on order picking and retrieval. With a platform of products including the Swift autonomous piece picking robot, IAM is uniquely suited to help supply chain managers succeed and scale in the face of e-commerce challenges and increasing customer demands. For more information please visit www.iamrobotics.com.
About Rochester Drug Cooperative: RDC is the nation’s fastest growing healthcare distributor owned and directed by pharmacist-entrepreneurs. Since 1905, RDC has combined the attributes of a powerful purchasing group with technology-driven distribution and a unique investment opportunity. Ranked as the 7th largest wholesaler in the US, the company services over 1,200 northeastern community retail pharmacies, long-term care pharmacies, and home health care stores.