Modex 2020

Recap: 6 River Systems at MODEX 2020

Lauren Koppelman Last Updated: August 28th, 2020

Monday at Modex


Monday at Modex 2020. We are very excited be part of the largest logistics trade show of the year and Monday was a big day. We’re fresh off of a major product announcement and are finalists for the MHI Innovation Award – fingers crossed for that one. If you’re going to be in Atlanta for Modex, swing by the booth – 7489 – to see our latest innovations in action. We also encourage you to see 6 River Systems integrated with other automations at the Soft Robotics booth (3627) and the Packsize booth (8832).

As trade show floor officially closed on Monday at MODEX, we presented our Wall-to-Wall solution to the MHI Innovation Award judges and our fingers are crossed for Wednesday’s awards dinner. We also proudly presented our design enhancements of Chuck – have you had a chance to see it in action?

Speaking Events on Monday:

11:30 AM – TRG of MHI Presents: Warehouse Automation: Beyond the Robot
Emerging Technologies Theater
6 River Systems VP of Marketing Fergal Glynn joinex The Robotics Group as they discussed the types of technology needed in warehouse automation, aside from the robot.

11:30 AM – Fireside Chat: Warehouse Automation and the use of AI
6 River Systems Booth 7489
Co-Founder and co-CEO Jerome Dubois explored how we use AI in warehouse automation.

1:45 PM – Panel Discussion: Getting Relevant Data out of Big Data
IoT 101 in the Digital Transformation University
Data can oftentimes be overwhelming: Big Data is a deep, deep lake without insight. This panel discussion explored how to find relevant data that is measurable and actionable for your business.

2:30 PM – “Piece Talk” featuring 6 River Systems
RightHand Robotics Booth 9826
Co-Founder and co-CEO Jerome Dubois waxed poetic about piece picking with the RightHand Robotics team.

Tuesday at Modex

On Tuesday, day 2 of Modex, here’s what 6 River Systems was up to:

Corey Cook of Lockheed Martin Speaks at Modex 202011:45 AM – How Collaborative Mobile Robots Can Empower Employees and Drive Efficiency
Theater D
Learn how collaborative robots can help your company navigate the tightening labor market, redefine the employee experience and enhance productivity.


DHL at a fireside chat in 6 River Systems Modex Booth1:00 PM – Fireside Chat with DHL
6 River Systems Booth 7489
Hear from a global market leader in the logistics industry on what changes are occurring in automation today. Figure out how to decide on the right automation technology for your business.

Wednesday at Modex

Wednesday at Modex 2020 in Atlanta, GA, presented a handful more opportunities to connect with 6 River Systems. Steve Lewis, VP of Solutions and Strategy at XPO Logistics, spent time at our booth for a fireside chat about how automation has evolved over time and how their choice to automate their fulfillment operations with 6 River Systems has benefited their business.

On Wednesday evening, MHI announced the Innovation Award winners – congratulations to Agility Robotics who won the MHI Innovation Award for their humanoid robot, Digit.

What not to miss on Wednesday:

11:00 AM – Fireside Chat with XPO Logistics
6 River Systems Booth 7489
Hear from a leading 3PL on how automation has evolved overtime. Learn how to choose the best automation technology for your business.

Thursday at Modex

Thursday was the last day of Modex 2020 and show-goers’ last chance to see our MHI Innovation Award-nominated Wall to Wall Solution all in one place until it’s installed in one of your warehouses (or when you schedule a site visit to see it in action inside of one of our customers’ DCs). Alternately, keep an eye out for our digital trade show so you can experience how 6 River Systems is leading the way to faster fulfillment from your office or home.

In all, it was a great bunch of days in Atlanta, GA and we’re looking forward to Modex 2022!

See more at 6River’s Order Fulfillment MODEX recap