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What is OTTO?

OTTO is a self-driving vehicle designed to increase throughput and reduce operational costs in factories, warehouses and distribution centers. 

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(c) Clearpath, 2019

VP Product, OTTO Motors

Senior Marketing Manager, OTTO Motors

The Business Case for AMRs in Manufacturing

We’ve partnered with PULSE Integration to implement one of the largest AMR deployments for materials handling at a billion dollar organization in the consumer goods industry. When compared for productivity and costs against other material handling solutions, OTTO was:  


Comparisons for productivity and costs of AGVs, AMRs, forklifts and conveyors

ROI and cost savings of capital expenditure compared to leasing options

Payback drivers in both a greenfield and brownfield facility

The project resulted in an ROI of less than two years and an IRR of >50%

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10% the cost of a FT equivalent for manual cart movement 

50% of the costs associated with a driver and a forklift 

66% the cost of an AGV equivalent