Singapore firm Goldbell's unit starts supplying autonomous forklifts to global logistics giant here

The forklifts recharge autonomously and wirelessly via a method called induction charging.
The forklifts recharge autonomously and wirelessly via a method called induction charging.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
The machines operate with no human intervention in Katoen Natie's Jurong Logistic Terminal on Jurong Island.
The machines operate with no human intervention in Katoen Natie's Jurong Logistic Terminal on Jurong Island.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - A three-year-old home-grown company is supplying an international logistics giant a fleet of autonomous forklifts in a move which could lead to worker-less warehouses soon.

xSquare, a fully owned subsidiary of Singapore engineering and transport group Goldbell, started with a single forklift retrofitted to be autonomous for Katoen Natie two years ago.

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