Tag: Autonomous Mobile Robot

Robotics

Robotics 101

Learn how different robots can operate within your facility to enhance productivity. Robotics are taking on an increasingly larger role in the warehousing environment, but that hasn’t always been the case. Traditional fixed robots–long a fixture in the automotive industry—haven’t ...
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Robotics in the Warehouse

The collaborative role of robots and humans leads to big results. The term “robots” gets thrown around loosely, especially in the context of material handling. While it represents a very broad category of equipment, it can be helpful to understand ...
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Order Orchestration Optimization Through Robots

Today’s robots are more sophisticated than ever, as is the software that coordinates them. Orchestrating work flows to ensure efficient order processing is a complex job, even more so when completing interdependent tasks manually. Human capital affords vulnerability with potential ...
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AGV and AMR Misconceptions

Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) and Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) technology can be huge assets to warehouse operations. However, the adoption curve is relatively slow in implementing them, this is largely due to misconceptions about the types of contributions they can ...
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What is a Mesh Network?

A mesh network is one way to provide online connectivity to devices, just like Wi-Fi or LTE. Mesh networks are unique be­cause instead of each device connecting to a single centralized access point, mesh networks feature nodes, or signal bridging ...
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Working in Harmony

Robots and humans together make for a more productive warehouse. Even prior to the pandemic, warehouses struggled to find enough skilled labor to fill all their positions. Once the pandemic kicked in, that number exploded—in just two years, businesses added ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Learn About Mobile Autonomous Vehicle Technologies In ProMatDX 2021 Education ...

During ProMatDX 2021, members of MHI’s Mobile Automation Group will host an education session covering the broad variety of mobile autonomous vehicle (MAV) technologies available for automated material movement in distribution, warehousing and manufacturing. Open to all ProMatDX attendees free ...