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1. (WO2017200996) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A MOBILE ROBOTIC UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/200996    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/032829
Publication Date: Fri Nov 24 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed May 17 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06Q 10/08
G06Q 30/06
G06Q 50/28
Applicants: MYRMEX, INC.
Inventors: KANELLOS, Ioannis
FAINEKOS, Eugenios
FAINEKOS, Orestis
Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A MOBILE ROBOTIC UNIT
Abstract:
A method for managing inventory carriers using mobile robotic units (MRUs) in a pod that is configured to receive online orders at a replenishment station for pickup by customers at a delivery station includes receiving, by an MRU, instructions that identify a first inventory carrier, moving the MRU to a location of the identified inventory carrier, and using the MRU to transport the identified inventory carrier to the replenishment station for pickup by a delivery vehicle.