With today's labor shortage crisis, conventional wisdom positions the warehouse automation market into explosion to meet consumer demand and ship the increasing volumes of ecommerce orders. Roberto Michal is a Senior Editor for Modern Materials Handling. A true veteran of the manufacturing industry, he continues to extensively cover warehouse management and supply chain execution software. In this in-depth article, Michal conducts multiple interviews to provide an overview of the current enterprise state of automation, coming to the conclusion that software is the star.
Dr. Clinton Smith, CTO of RIOS, provides insights to the fundamental challenge warehouses and distribution facilities face when implementing robotics and automation. The enterprise challenge is ever growing. The automation is matching pace in complexity. Key technology providers, including RIOS, provide context of the growing demands within facilities to process orders and the current capabilities of automation solutions.
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