SMEs, 3PLs, Blue Chip companies and eCommerce businesses most certainly have a seat at the automation table. Being proactive today means being less reactive tomorrow.
The obvious advantages of technology-based solutions are their scalability as well as the ability to partially automate or retro improve operational areas. Investment in these new application areas can be scaled and spread out. Giving management greater flexibility with their adoption.
Automation and technology continues to evolve. End customer’s expectations have changed for good. Their attitude and behaviours are continually transforming. When it comes to investment in automation you need to consider…
Robotic Handling Equipment using automated lift trucks with sophisticated sensor technology to transport inventory all over the warehouse.
These warehouse robots are perfect for larger operations because they:
Goods to Person Robotics These are solutions that automate the movement of stock in warehouses...
They deliver higher throughput, accuracy, and productivity and are an essential investment because they:
Sortation Equipment & Software Designed to autonomously pre-sort and/or identify stock for dispatch and improve the order to fulfilment process...
Mobile sortation robots linear sorting solutions and shelf edge identification make a modular system of interdependent platforms that can receive an item, transport and deliver it to despatch or any other point around the warehouse. Systems are:
New Technology Applications such as the development of wearables and the technological improvement of existing equipment...
There are many areas where new technology has been applied to existing processes and machinery to provide automation. These are all controlled by integrated logistics and warehouse software, to provide seamless identification, handling and processing of goods and materials. Examples include:
The need for efficiency is even greater now that buying methods and delivery expectations have changed forever.
As with many other business areas the use of hardware and software combined is revolutionising processes in the logistical sector but these should always be built around customer satisfaction criteria.
Although there has been a boom in logistic robotics and the application of new technology in the warehouse, there are two specific factors that are driving the current need for collaborative technology in the warehouse or handling facility:
The logistics industry has seen many of the tangible and clear benefits of adopting emerging and new technologies across a wide range of applications.
There are many examples we have of how the right automation strategy can bring about benefits for you. Here are just a few:
Robotic Handling Equipment is simply applied technology that brings inventory in and out of storage. It includes movement of pallets, cages, stillages and MSU’s.
Picking, goods to person, sortation and return inventory can all become automated e-fulfilment processes in a modern e-Warehouse...
Wearable technology that operates seamlessly
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