AGVSSafety

5 Ways AGVs Enhance Safety In Plants, Warehouses

Computer-controlled and battery-powered, automatic guided vehicle (AGV) systems navigate inside a manufacturing facility or warehouse or outside on paved surfaces to automate materials movement. More importantly, they do this safely, with only six AGV-related fatalities documented by the Occupational Health ...
RoboticsWorkforce

With Workforce Challenges Prompting Greater Interest In Robots, MHI’s New ...

Although robotics technology already plays a significant role in the automation of distribution centers and warehouses—and several established MHI industry groups focus on areas within the material handling industry that utilize robotics—recent trends prompted MHI to form its newest industry ...
Solutions CommunityWorkforce

Six Ways To Staff An Automated Distribution Center

As more and more warehouses and fulfillment operations explore opportunities to add automation to their processes, they’re also recognizing that not everyone in their current workforce possesses the skills to work with and/or maintain those systems. That’s means—as the repetitive ...
Conveyor/SortationRobotics

Considering Robotic Palletizing? Follow These Four Steps To Select The ...

Building palletloads of product for storage or shipment in unit loads is a key process in most manufacturing, wholesaling, warehousing and distribution operations. Historically, many facilities have used manual labor to hand-stack cases of product (either the same item or ...
AS/RSProductivity

Need Dense Storage? There’s An AS/RS For That

Deployments of automated storage and retrieval systems, also known as AS/RS or ASRS, are anticipated to grow by 7.37% in the next five years as more and more operations recognize the value they bring. These computer-controlled systems automatically place loads ...
AGVSEducation

Picking The Right AGV For Your Operation Depends On Your ...

Automatic guided vehicle (AGV) systems are computer-controlled, wheel-based load carriers that travel throughout a manufacturing plant or warehouse (or on pavement outside) to retrieve, transport and deliver loads from one point to another. However, just as no two applications are ...