Tag: AGV

MAG

Podcast: MAG – How To Get Started with Mobile Automation

In this episode, MAG (Mobile Automation Group) Members Noe van Bergen, Director of Automated Solutions with Linde Material Handling a division of KION North America and Brian Markison, Senior Director of AGV Sales with Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas discuss the topic ...
Conveyor/Sortation

Flexible Automation Control

Today’s retailers, parcel companies and manufacturers are often working in rapidly evolving environments. Processes and operations that work today may not tomorrow. Systems must include the ability to pivot to something new and do it on short notice. This includes ...
MAGTechnology

AGVs and AMRs in One Facility

In the midst of a historic labor shortage, more and more companies are turning to mobile vehicles to assist in operations. These can take on two main forms, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). Each has its ...
AS/RS

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 ...
MAG

How to Make Mobile Automation Affordable

In a world where the labor force is shrinking and automation is thus becoming increasingly important, operations that have never considered mobile automation are now taking a closer look. But even with faster return on investment than ever before, financing ...
EducationMAG

Understanding the Differences Between AGVs and AMRs

The labor shortage isn’t new in the warehousing and manufacturing arena, but the pandemic has made it that much more challenging as facilities try to keep up with increased ecommerce order demands. This, in turn, has led to more interest ...
EducationRobotics

Where to Begin with Robotics

Robots are everywhere, or so it seems. In the year 2020 alone, close to 400,000 industrial robots entered the workplace, making appearances in manufacturing, distribution centers, military applications, and more. They are proving their value and delivering a quick return ...
EducationMAGTechnology

Understanding the MAG Group

As the labor shortage grows and the adoption of automation grows along with it, so does the need for information about these tools. With that in mind, the MHI has an industry group dedicated to educating and informing users about ...
Solutions CommunityTechnology

6 Ways To Build A More Resilient Supply Chain

As it turns out, supply chain disruptions may be the biggest global shift in the post-COVID-19 “new normal.” After all, what business or consumer hasn’t been affected in some way by retail stockouts of essential items, the national labor shortage, ...
EducationMAG

Discover How Mobile Automated Vehicles Enhance A Variety Of Material ...

Whether an application deploys automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), automatic guided carts (AGCs), or autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), mobile automated vehicles (MAVs) are increasingly supporting flexible material movement in manufacturing, distribution, and warehousing. To share more insights into how different operations ...