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Robotics and automation should be a natural fit in supply chains, offering an appropriate solution to the efficiency challenge. But while we have seen some businesses automate their operations to improve efficiencies and reduce errors, there are still relatively few examples of robotics helping meet the challenges of modern logistics and distribution, says Mark Parsons, chief customer officer, DHL Supply Chain.
New report from LCP Consulting reveals twice the number of retailers from the previous year (34% compared to 16% in 2015), cited reduced fulfilment costs as one of the top three advantages to an integrated business model.
One of the UK’s most advanced technical plastics compounding and recycling companies has renewed their existing fleet of forklift trucks in a bid to boost productivity and reduce fuel emissions at their Lincolnshire facility.
In any warehouse, there are many processes, including sorting, packing, picking, storage and retrieval, but to name a few. In the majority of warehouses, all of these processes are completed by people, employed to do so, However, with IoT (The Internet of Things) and ever increasing advances in technology every day, it seems that more and more warehouses are introducing, or already have introduced, robots and AI (Artificial Intelligence) to automate repetitive tasks.