Trial of solution for logistics industry using logistics support robot

-Realize grasping, calling, and coordinated operation of robot productivity in warehouses and factories-
-Some functions will be provided free of charge in conjunction with a maintenance contract from September 2019-

Cloud service ROBO-HI®​ ​

ZMP Inc. in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (CEO, Hisashi Taniguchi, hereinafter ZMP) will announce Collaboration of CarriRo® with ROBO-HI®, a cloud service proven as a dispatch management system for automated driving vehicles and delivery robots. There are two main functions linked with CarriRo® and ROBO-HI®: visualization of operation status and simultaneous control of multiple units.

・ Visualization of operation status
It consists of two parts: real-time operation management and productivity report. In real-time operation management, the position information of each CarriRo®, the driving status, the remaining battery capacity, etc. can be grasped in real time, and even if CarriRo® is away from people, the situation can be grasped immediately and measures can be taken. In addition, the productivity report, information such as operating hours and mileage can be summarized as daily, weekly, monthly data etc. categories, and cost-effectiveness can be calculated from the operating rate of each CarriRo®.

・ Multiple simultaneous control
When using multiple CarriRo® at the same time in a warehouse or factory, it is possible to run according to a certain rule mutually, or to use CarriRo® in a specific place. This makes it possible to perform smooth mutual cooperation and interactive movements that match human movements, contributing to higher productivity.

Among the services, “Visualization of operation status” will start from September 2019, and “Multiple simultaneous control” will start from December 2019.

[About the logistics support robot CarriRo®]

The logistics support robot CarriRo® is a product developed using ZMP 's Autonomous Driving technology. The purpose of CarriRo® is to save labor and increase efficiency by reducing load of carrying work in the logistics industry because of labor shortage due to the declining birthrate and aging population. The logistics support robot CarriRo® is particularly used in the logistics industry where human labor shortage is a severe crisis. Currently, CarriRo® has a track record of more than 100 users since the start of its sales and after the introduction of Autonomous Moving mode in November last year. CarriRo® has not only introduced in logistics bases and factories but also in-service industries like hotel.

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【Product price】
CarriRo® FD (2019 model): 5-year lease Monthly fee 34,000 yen (excluding tax) / 1 unit
CarriRo® AD: 5-year lease with monthly charge of 52,000 JPY (excluding tax) / 1 unit

【Main Specifications】

Body weight
55 kg

Width 61 cm × Depth 91 cm × Height 24 cm* Handle part is 96 cm

Maximum loading capacity
150 kg
Maximum speed

6 km/h (Drive, Following mode)

3 km/h (Autonomous Moving mode)

250 N (equivalent to 300 kg)

​ ​* It depends on the condition of the road and boggie.

Charging time
Two and a half hours​ ​
Operating time

8 hours

* It may differ depending on the operating situation.

[The 1st CarriRo® EXPO Special Page]​ ​

【How to apply】

Please apply from the following application page.
Application page URL:​ ​

[ZMP World 2019 held summary]

Theme: "From R & D to mass production -Robolution by ZMP-"
Date and Time: From July 23rd (Tuesday) to July 26th (Friday) from 10:00 to 18:00​ ​
Venue: Bellesalle Iidabashi First (Tokyo Bunkyo-ku Kouraku 2-6-1 Sumitomo Iidabashi First tower​-B1F)
Participation fee: Free (Separate fee is charged for reception)
Special page:​ ​

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