Tag Archives: Dematic

Closing the Gap

Supply chains are rethinking their sourcing distances, with some opting to try a more localized approach to manufacturing and distribution.

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Flexible Automation, Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles in Warehousing

Flexible Automation, Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles in Warehousing Interest in automatic solutions is rising and there’s a perception that this is where the industry is headed. But questions about ROI, applications and integration are slowing down adoption. * By Fiona Soltes * Robotics, flexible automation, autonomous vehicles and the like are no longer just something “everyone else” must be doing. ...

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SAFER HANDLING: AGV Systems

How AGV Systems Improve Safety at Material Handling Facilities * By Jean Feingold * An automatic guided vehicle (AGV) system consists of one or more computer controlled wheel-based load carriers. Typically battery powered, these systems operate on plant or warehouse floors or on paved areas outdoors without onboard human operators. Navigating using pre-defined paths, AGVs provide automated material movement, which ...

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