ERGP board visited Intelligent Distribution center
Updated: Oct 14, 2020
To improve productivity and boost supply-chain efficiencies, postal operators, had been trialling collaborative robots across warehouses
Select your product, add to basket, pay, and wait for your parcel to arrive. For the customer the process is simple. However, behind the scenes the logistical task of getting goods to door or store since the advent of e-commerce is infinitely more complex.
““Over the last 5 years there has been an explosion in the use of robotics in logistics and manufacturing. To warehouse to actual production".
"Bringing in cobots means warehouse workers no longer have to carry out the menial repetitive tasks. This will reduce ergonomic injuries and open up more rewarding technical jobs." , says Adrian Kumar, Vice President of Solutions Design North America at DHL Supply Chain
Logistics robots era
Logistics robots automate the process of storing and moving goods as they make their way through the supply chain. ... The primary application of logistics robots is the use of mobile automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in warehouses and storage facilities to transport goods.