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Robots on job at Dillard’s hub

Maumelle distribution center ships out online orders

Posted: September 26, 2012 at 1:30 a.m.

Stacey Pope fetches items brought to her Tuesday by an orange KIVA System robot at a Dillard’s Inc. warehouse in Maumelle.

Inside the Dillard’s Inc. distribution center in Maumelle, 167 orange robots dart back and forth, helping their human counterparts ship orders made through the company’s online store.

Dillard's showcases state-of-the-art Maumelle facility

Little Rock-based Dillard's on Tuesday offered a tour of its internet fulfillment center in Maumelle, a state-of-the-art, 850,000-square-foot facility that employs more than 300 people and uses robots to move merchandise. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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