Multiply Human Potential with Autonomous Forklifts

Third Wave Automation Annnounces Strategic Investment

Multiply your workforce’s potential with the industry’s first, multimode, autonomous forklift solution that grows alongside your workforce.

Reducing 70% of Forklift Accidents with Autonomous Forklifts.

Interested in multimode autonomous forklifts and what it can do to keep your facility safer? Third Wave Automation and guests, FRAMOS, Intel RealSense and Ouster come together to discuss how. Watch Now.

Third Wave Automation’s Collaborative Autonomy Platform™ combines hybrid autonomous forklift vehicles and intelligent fleet management with remote operation and assistance capabilities to provide holistic materials handling solutions that improve over time. We’ve created a flexible autonomous warehouse system that adapts to your workflow.

TWA’s technology solution provides an efficient, scalable system that delivers general, robust, precise, and correct automated movement of material and inventory. Leveraging adaptive automation, shared autonomy, and continuous learning, the system performs dynamically in any environment, becoming more agile and efficient over time.

Modes Of Operation

Autonomous, remote assist, remote operation, manual –you decide how to deploy your fleet.


Hands-free automation allows one warehouse supervisor to operate up to ten trucks at a time.


Assists are delivered using a straightforward user interface and prioritized in order of impact to the operation.


Multiple camera views, including telemetry data and driver assistance features, make it easy to focus on the job.


The TWA System offers flexibility that lets you decide how to deploy your fleet.

We’re Headed to CSCMP Edge

Booth #233 Kissimmee | October 1-4

Third Wave is headed back to CSCMP Edge 2023. Come by our booth #233 or our speaking session featuring Ryan Cates from nGroup to learn more about adopting flexible automation into your facility.

Interested in dipping your toe into forklift automation but don’t know where to begin?

After a surprise debut of their TWA Reach at MODEX 2022, Third Wave Automation is back and ready to revolutionize how you look at automation with our new, 6 part webinar series, “A Fork in the Road”. 


Shared Autonomy

The TWA system combines remote operation, remote assistance, and autonomous services. Our innovative approach avoids the significant infrastructure changes that plague traditional automation deployments. Shared autonomy allows fleet operators to leverage machine learning and teach automated forklifts to complete tasks while creating continuous learning and improvement over time. Experienced forklift supervisors are freed up to do what people do best—solve challenging corner cases and maintain and improve warehouse operations.

Third Wave Automation Blogs

Monday, 19 June, 2023
Each year on the second Tuesday of June, we celebrate National Forklift Safety Day. This year being the 10th anniversary, we decided to pay tribute by taking the week to count down the top 7 most common forklift safety accidents…
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Wednesday, 31 May, 2023
An autonomous forklift truck, also known as a self-driving forklift, is a type of material handling equipment that can navigate and operate without the need for a human operator. These machines use a combination of sensors, cameras, and advanced software…
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Friday, 5 May, 2023
Working on a warehouse floor is physically demanding work. It can leave employees worn out, aching, and sometimes needing time off to heal mentally and physically. Warehouse workers are often required to work second or third shifts, holidays, and/or weekends.…
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Ready to let your team drive automation?

We’re Taking Automation to the Next Dimension with 3D Perception Technology

TWA Forklifts rely on extremely powerful 3D lidars, cameras, and sensors to know their location in a facility, detect obstacles, and navigate safely in a constantly changing environment. With 360 degree views and no blind spots, you can create a safer, more efficient work environment for your employees.