"Testing was going well…until the robot joined the union."
“I know it looks like cool technology, but Jerry is actually still inside the box.”
JDA - The Supply Chain Company
“They’ve named it Nessie.”
Dick's Sporting Goods
Other Good Ones:
"They tell me that this “thought picking” may not work if the driver has a problem on his mind."
"It's definitely an improvement- our first prototype had already boxed-up the driver by this stage."
"Top secret? We ripped off the idea from the villain in Spiderman 2."
“I’m not sure the design engineers expected such an enthusiastic reaction from the material handling equipment”
Larry E. Davis, CSCP
Yamaha Corporation of America
“I hear they’ve got that thing programmed to fix a pretty decent martini on 3rd shift.”
The Clorox Co.
"The Robot is a Class M-3 Model B9. We got the idea from Lost in Space re-runs”.
USANA Health Sciences (NZ) Corporation
"Next version, this machine should be able to drive itself."
Penske Truck Leasing Co.
"Last week’s test fork lift driver was picked and shipped to Delaware."
William J. Hippe
“It works fine, but the lift drivers keep turning to stone…”
"As of now, our picking cost would go way down, but our RMA's would jump 50%."
Graybar Corporate Purchasing
"It can mis-pick items 5 times faster than we currently do."
"Funny…I saw a fork truck EXACTLY like that one at COSTCO just last month!"
Brian K. Frank
"If it works here, we are going to market a smaller household version for Mom’s.”
Chelsea Milling Company
"And for an extra $50,000 you can get this attachment that insures a FIFO rotation."
Thomas G. Fornadel
"This must be what the consultant meant by being more flexible in our picking process."
"It's top secret because it uses nanobots. Giant nanobots."
Marly M. C. Hazen