Covid-19 Created Massive Pressure on Amazon Warehouses
Covid-19 accelerated levels of e-commerce demand to those projected to be in 2030. With 10 years of demand realized in just one year, Amazon was bursting with employee, material handling, and shipping activity. However, like everyone else in the industry, labor shortage, space shortage and temporary worker shortages created plenty of chaos; a perfect recipe for pedestrian and worker injuries and accidents.
As an increase in accidents, injuries and deaths within facilities was going to be bad for business, they decided it was time to solve the safety crisis. Amazon being at the forefront of implementing technologies, Mr. Bezos is not afraid to invest money to build solutions not being filled in the market today. When it comes to preventing forklift accidents, he won’t have to look very far with SIERA.AI.