The age of automation is coming and there’s absolutely nothing that people can do about it. At this moment, China is taking the lead in terms of the number of companies adopting the trend. Some have replaced their human workforces outright while others opted to simply supplement their labor with innovative robots.
Of the companies that have chosen to use robots to cut costs and boost productivity, one of the best examples of what automation looks like is Shentong Express. As a Chinese shipping firm, Shentong uses tiny, box-shaped robots to receive packages from workers, have them checked via scanner, and then bring them to their appropriate stations, Futurism reports.
As viewers will see with the video below, the way these robots move almost appear similar to that of worker ants where every unit is moving in unison. On top of being self-charging, which effectively means that they can work all day, …