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Robots are replacing humans in warehouses amid a growing labour shortage

Breadcrumb Trail Links FP Work Financial Times Amid online shopping boom, logistics companies turn to automation, which can cope more quickly and efficiently with increasingly complex orders Author of the article: Financial Times Harry Dempsey in Rockingham and Dave Lee in San Francisco A woman uses a computer to control robots at the 855,000-square-foot Amazon fulfilment centre in Staten Island in New York City. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images files Article content Workers have long feared robots would take their jobs, but the tables have turned as logistics and delivery companies automate their businesses to tackle labour shortages. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content...
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Restaurants are starting to hire robots instead of people who are demanding higher pay

Businesses are tired of waiting for workers and are increasingly turning to automation instead. The trend has swept through the restaurant industry as the labor shortage is hurting hiring. People have long feared automation destroying jobs, but it could also kick off a "virtuous circle" that helps the economy. LoadingSomething is loading. ...