Ecommerce has changed the world of retail. Here is a collection of statistics about ecommerce order fulfillment to put this monumental shift into perspective.
Implementing robots in the warehouse to reduce travel time is one easy way for an order fulfillment operation to boost efficiency and reduce labor costs.
Not sure whether AMRs or AS/RS makes more sense for your operation? Here, we discuss the major differences between the two technologies.
When it comes to AMRs vs AGVs, there are a number of important differences that should be kept in mind, including: Navigation style, cost, ability to collaborate with human operators, and size/maneuverability.
Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) can bring a lot of benefits, but the technology doesn’t make sense for all operations. Here are the major pros and cons of AMRs.
With countless operations (including Amazon) already using robotics and other automation technologies to get product where it needs to go, does the old model of order fulfillment—pick to cart—make sense? What does pick to...
Incorporating robots in your warehouse or order fulfillment operation may be a smart way to boost productivity and efficiency. Here, we discuss some of the most common robotic technologies that are used in the warehouse: AS/RS, G2P, AGVs/AGCs, Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs), and Articulated arms.
Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) are becoming more and more popular amongst order fulfillment and material handling operations, but they aren’t a good fit for all businesses. Here are some great alternatives to AGVs that every operation should consider.
Warehouses, DCs, and order fulfillment operations have been struggling to find cheap labor in the tightening labor market. Here, we discuss how different warehouse automation technologies can help reduce labor costs and increase efficiency.
Upgrading your warehouse execution system (WES) is a smart investment, helping to streamline your operation and become more efficient. These questions will help you determine the functions and features a new system needs to make sense for your operation.