Warehouses continue to automate operations at an increasing rate as consumer goods demand rises and manpower shortages put a strain on warehouse operators.
In this special robotics insert, we highlight some of the emerging trends in the industry.
Stories featured in this issue:
Grocery fulfillment giant picks a bright future
After a successful pilot in Prague, Brightpick’s AI-powered warehouse robots will automate order picking, consolidation, and dispatch for Rohlik Group, one of Europe’s largest e-grocers.
AI-embedded tech helps secure the warehouse workforce
The sudden pandemic-related labor shortage was an eye-opener that forced companies to rethink operations and plan for more changes. As employee populations shift toward “digital natives,” companies can leverage such workers’ tech skills to increase efficiency and throughput.
Small and speedy wins the race
Fast-paced warehouse operations demand extensive automation, which is inconceivable without micromotors. Faulhaber weighs in on intralogistics robots and how drive system capabilities influence their design.
We hope that this fourth special section on Warehouse Automation serves as a valuable resource as you research, plan, and develop innovative solutions for this fascinating sector.