FedEx and Berkshire Grey expand partnership

Supply chain automation solutions provider Berkshire Grey and FedEx Corp have announced they have expanded their strategic relationship.

Under the agreement, Berkshire Grey will provide more AI robotic automation capabilities and help improve the safety and efficiency of FedEx package handling operations globally. They also expect to execute a master system purchase agreement in 2022, which will streamline and expedite the procurement process for Berkshire Grey solutions across all FedEx operating companies globally.

In addition, Berkshire Grey has given FedEx a warrant to purchase common stock in the company. “Our growing relationship with Berkshire Grey for robotic automation is a direct response to the growth of e-commerce, which has accelerated the demand for reliable automated solutions throughout all stages of the supply chain,” said Rebecca Yeung, Corporate VP of Operations Science and Advanced Technology, FedEx. “FedEx believes that continued innovation and automation will improve efficiency, productivity and safety for its team members as they continue to keep the global supply chain moving.”

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