Find the Right Robotics and Automation Fit for Your 3PL
Logistics industry has always been in trouble due to labor
shortage. With the shortage of truck drivers, it’s a bit difficult to find
reliable warehouse workers and keep it upright, and wages keep on increasing. Warehouse
automation, mechanization and robotics are caused by shortage of warehouse
Warehouse automation helps in reducing labor shortage: Warehouse
automation gives you many benefits, but it costs a little money. Equipment
costs were low before COVID, but are still high based on the capability and
flexibility of a potential solution.
Here are some of the features that are needed to make robots
a practical choice in a warehouse:
Repeatable Process: Unlike humans, a single robot cannot jump
from case picking to full-palette movement until unloading the truck. You need
a constant flow of that same activity.
Focus on Increases Volume: In addition to the mentioned cost
of warehouse robots, there is overhead associated with programming and integrating
them into your distribution center.