Tag: Automated Distribution Center

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 ...
AS/RSProductivity

“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 ...
Solutions CommunityTechnology

Retailers Adapt Traditional Footprint To Accommodate Curbside Pickup

U.S. consumers spent more than $861 billion online in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic spread, according to Digital Commerce 360. That represents a 44% year-over-year jump and the highest annual U.S. e-commerce growth in 20 years. Part of that growth ...
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 ...
Solutions CommunityTechnology

E-Grocery Growing Pains? How Automation Provides A Cure

In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic emerged and spread globally, tens of millions of U.S. consumers tried online grocery shoppers for the first time — and liked it. According to eMarketer, “Online grocery sales grew 54.0% in 2020 to reach ...
AS/RSSafety

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) ...
AS/RSTechnology

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 ...
Solutions CommunityWorkforce

Six Ways Automation Addresses Old And New Labor Issues

Staffing distribution centers and warehouses was challenging even before COVID-19 emerged in 2020, as unemployment rates have remained historically low over the past several years while competition for scarce workers drove wages increasingly higher. With the onset of the pandemic ...
RoboticsWorkforce

Social Distancing In The Warehouse Made Easier With Robotics

Warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) utilizing social distancing (and other) policies to safeguard the health and well-being of their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to continue to do so even after widespread vaccinations tamp down on coronavirus. That’s ...
Conveyor/SortationEducation

CSS To Host ProMatDX 2021 Education Session Focused On Virtual ...

Since nobody has yet created a reliable crystal ball for predicting the future, the members of the Conveyor & Sortation Systems (CSS) industry group of MHI will share insights into a viable option — virtual simulation software — during a ...