WALTHAM, Mass. November 13, 2019 — Vecna Robotics (Vecna), a leader in autonomous logistics solutions, has received the Digital Transformation in Manufacturing award from the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), for its Pivot.al software. The announcement was made at the 22nd Annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards celebration.
Pivot.al, the world’s first AI-based orchestration agent is redefining business operations in the material handling industry. Pivot.al coordinates and distributes real time tasks based on capabilities, location, availability. The software provides data-driven insights at a unit, fleet and system level, creating a continuous improvement cycle over time. Pivot.al uses this real-time data to dynamically optimize workflows in distribution centers and other industrial settings.
There were 16 categories recognized at the event, each highlighting the vitality, innovation and importance of the region’s technology industry. Finalists were selected from hundreds of nominations that were judged by panels of industry leaders in each of the 16 categories.
“Pivot.al is changing the material handling industry,” said Daniel Theobald, CEO of Vecna Robotics. “Pivot.al makes it easier for our customers to adopt automation and offers continuous improvement to operational efficiency, resilience and productivity.”
“Congratulations to Vecna Robotics on their well-deserved recognition as the 2019 Winner in Digital Transformation,” said Tom Hopcroft, CEO of Mass Technology Leadership Council. “Their dedication and leadership are central to Massachusetts remaining a global hub for tech.”
About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.
With 450 member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at www.masstlc.org.
About Vecna Robotics
Vecna Robotics delivers autonomous material handling solutions via self-driving vehicles powered by their proprietary continuously improving software, pivot.al™ orchestration engine, and 24/7 customer service team. Vecna’s solutions deliver value for customers in the distribution, warehousing, and manufacturing sectors by automating cross-docking, line-side delivery, replenishment, case-picking, kitting, goods-to-person, person-to-good, and oversized/non-standard SKU delivery. Vecna’s technology goes beyond traditional automation and focuses on maximizing human and robot capability to create fulfilling jobs, increase productivity, and encourage innovation.