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ASRS is Perfect for Social Distancing

When the pandemic hit in 2020, many front-line workers were put in the vulnerable position of working in crowded spaces with little PPE. Their exposure rates and illness rates trended ahead of employees in other lines of work who could ...
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Podcast: How Does an ASRS Solution Differ and Complement AMRs/AGVs?

In this episode, ASRS Industry Group Members Aaron Lambe from AutoStore and Rupesh Narkar from Swisslog Logistics discuss the topic: as mobile automation gains acceptance on the market some companies are trying to implement AGV’s and AMR’s into their facilities ...
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ASRS as a Solution to the Labor Shortage

As the labor pool dwindles, automation like ASRS becomes the smart solution. Roughly 11 million employees have exited the workforce over the past couple years, according to some estimates. In many cases, these employees said they were seeking safer, more ...
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Using ASRS to Offset the Labor Shortage

Labor Shortage: When the pandemic broke out in 2020, one of the hardest-hit populations were front-line workers, like warehouse employees. Warehouse employees worked long hours to keep up with customer demands and faced Covid exposure at a higher level than ...
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Lights Out: The Role of ASRS

The concept of lights-out warehousing has been circulating in the material handling world for years. Yet, the exact concept varies depending on who you ask, as does the certainty that true lights-out operations is achievable. But one thing most material ...
AS/RSEducation

New Publication Explores Types, Benefits, And Uses Of Automated Storage ...

According to a recent report by Markets and Markets, the automated storage and retrieval system (also known as AS/RS or ASRS) market is expected to increase at an 8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) — from $7.3 billion in 2020 ...
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“Why We Implemented An ASRS.” End Users Discuss The Benefits ...

Implementing automated storage and retrieval systems, also known as AS/RS or ASRS, offers a broad variety of benefits to warehousing, fulfillment and distribution operations. Which is why their use is expected to grow by 7.37% to $9.18 Billion by 2023 ...
AS/RSEducation

Why 3PLs Are Increasingly Investing In Automated Storage And Retrieval ...

Third-party logistics (3PL) service providers have historically shied away from capital intensive investments in large scale, fixed automation, such as unit load or mini load automated storage and retrieval systems (also known as AS/RS or ASRS). That’s because, in the ...
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Six Ergonomic And Safety Advantages Of ASRS Technologies

In addition to transporting, storing, retrieving, lifting and lowering totes, cartons or trays of products at high rates of speed — then delivering them to a workstation for an operator to access — goods-to-person automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) ...
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Automated Storage Systems And Cold Chain Distribution: The COVID Effect

When the coronavirus pandemic reached U.S. shores in January 2020 and a large percentage of the country found itself sheltering in place over the subsequent months, consumers rapidly shifted to online shopping. Among the industries most impacted, the food and ...