Robots already working at depots in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro and Odesa.

Nova Poshta is actively introducing robots for sorting parcels.The news reported was by the company’s press relations service“These robots allowed to double the speed of sorting small parcels. We are currently using 272 sorting robots,” the press release states.

The company uses various types of robots depending on the parcel weight. The small parcel (up to 2 kg) sorting areas use a train robot designed in cooperation with SBR, a Ukraine-based company. Pirouette robots built by Deus Robots, a Ukrainian manufacturer, are used for sorting shipments up to 30 kg.

The company also seeks to introduce more robotics for its cargo terminals.

“Robots at the sorting terminals help increase productivity without any additional workload for the personnel,” explained the press release.

Robots currently operate in the cargo and small parcel areas in 20 sorting centers and are expected to be introduced at 10 additional facilities by the end of the year. Robots are already used at depots in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Odesa, Boryspil, Melitopol, Pokrovsk, Novomoskovsk, Starobilsk, Korosten, Stryi, Sambir, Kovel and Stoianka.

According to the UNIAN, Nova Poshta has announced its plans to build a sorting terminal near Boryspil. The project will cost UAH 1 billion.

Quick facts from UNIAN. Nova Poshta is a company established in 2001 for fast delivery of documents, parcels and cargoes throughout Ukraine. The company has more than 8,000 offices across the country.