No one ever said what we need is less automation. Globally, robotics are being used in more and more warehouses and this is predicted to more than double by 2030, mainly due to increased warehouse automation.
Everything that is processed or manufactured – the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the cars we buy and the houses we live in – all have stages to go through before they arrive at their final point of retail.
Automation and semi-automation have firmly taken their place as the warehouse systems of choice for an increasing number of businesses, as the industrial storage sector adopts high tech solutions.
Warehousing space comes with many associated costs and the larger the warehouse, in general, the bigger the running costs. Therefore, it makes sense to maximise the use of the space available, and that means not just looking at using the footprint capacity, but the height too.
Efficient organisation of a warehouse is key to ensuring it operates at optimum capacity. One way to improve warehouse processes and operations is using the ABC method of inventory analysis.
We’ve always needed cold storage for food and medicines, but this fact – rarely commented on in the mainstream media – hit the headlines during the creation of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Searching for a storage solution has just got a whole lot easier. Dexion has created a new website that is cleaner, brighter and easier to navigate.
On the 4th of October, Altor signed an agreement to divest Constructor Group – excluding the Bruynzeel brand and offering - to Gonvarri.