Ecommerce sales increased by 14.2 percent from 2020 to 2021. And with automation increases and labor shortages even before the pandemic, the usage of AMRs will rise dramatically in the coming year. And there is a projected annual growth rate of 23.7 percent per year from 2021 to 2028.
With all the AMRs around, we can expect both the e-commerce and robotics worlds to work more towards a common goal of collecting data. Expect more IoT technology to integrate with AMRs for data collection that will boost sales and add value to the AMR market.