Tag: ASRS

AS/RSWorkforce

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 ...
Conveyor/Sortation

Virtual Visualization, Simulation & Analysis: A Critical Component of Automating ...

Digitalization is driven by eco-conscious yet hyper-connected consumers. These new-age consumers want novel experiences and innovative products that meet their needs. Additionally, they want their products delivered safely and as quickly as possible. To satisfy ever-growing consumer demands, enterprises should ...
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 ...
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 ...
Solutions CommunityTechnology

The Digitization of Intralogistics: Storage

As more of the supply chain adopts the technology that allows for the digitization of intralogistics, more areas of the warehouse are benefiting from the concept. Essentially, by adopting varying forms of technology within logistics, operations become increasingly more efficient ...
AS/RSProductivityWorkforce

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 ...
AS/RSWorkforce

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 ...
AS/RSEducationSafetyTechnologyWorkforce

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 ...
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How Automated Micro-Fulfillment At The Retail Store Enhances Customer Service

While the retail headlines of 2020 were dominated by unprecedented growth in e-commerce, 2021 has marked the return of the brick-and-mortar store shopper. According to research from The NPD Group, “In 2020, total discretionary retail sales grew 9%; the e-commerce ...
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 ...