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4 benefits of warehouse automation

Posted by CeMAT Team on 14-May-2018 09:48:49

Believe it or not, warehouse automation is not a recent innovation. In fact, the first automated guided vehicle (AGV) was invented back in 1953, while the first automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) was installed in the 1960s.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Automation, warehouse productivity, industrie 4.0, warehouse management, smart warehouse, Robotics, Warehouse

Why warehouses are being transformed by robotics

Posted by CeMAT Team on 11-Jul-2016 10:24:37

Imagine if you could reduce the time it takes to fulfil an order from a matter of hours to minutes. 

This was the idea behind Amazon’s purchase of the Kiva robotic system in 2012 when they chose to invest $775 million to acquire the company.

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Topics: Robotics, Warehouse