Warehouse Process Automation
A global trend these days is to invest in fully or partially automated warehousing facilities. What companies are looking for with these investments is basically cost reduction: reduce occupied building spaces (space is cost!), reduce labour (labour is cost!) and optimize picking and put away time (time is money!).
A lot of companies around the world are making huge investments in automated warehouses targeting significant cost reductions. What they don’t realize is that it’s not enough to build the automated warehouse, it has to be integrated into a global operational landscape. Read on to discover why this is a critical piece in your automated warehouse strategy.
There are several types of Automated Warehouses, and the choice between them is mostly driven by the cost and the type/size of the material you want to store (example: pallets, boxes or items/pieces).