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Lowe's exec: FedEx bot could mitigate logistics challenges

Meagan Nichols
Lowe's exec: FedEx bot could mitigate logistics challenges

Your neighborhood Lowe’s just got a lot closer. When Memphis-based FedEx Corp. rolls out its new autonomous delivery bot — the FedEx SameDay Bot — Lowe’s will be one of its first retail partners.   The Memphis Business Journal recently spoke with Donald Frieson, executive vice president of supply chain for Lowe’s, who said the bot could be a timesaver for both professional and DIY customers and could also mitigate larger industry challenges. “If you think about what's happening in the industry relative to driver shortages [and] rising transportation costs, this is a unique opportunity to look at something different that could be scalable,” Frieson said.