Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from KNAPP and it discusses the micro-fulfillment center operations of French food retailer Intermarché. Intermarché now offers all products sold in their supermarkets in their online […]
ARC’s research on the warehouse automation market shows (once again) that the fulfillment requirements from the ongoing, widespread growth in e-commerce continue to be the most prevalent factor stimulating demand growth for warehouse automation systems. However, recent activity suggests that capacity has been overbuilt by some large e-commerce providers –leading to select project cancellations and postponements. Going forward we […]
An Interview with Warehouse Robotics Veteran, Jon Schechter. Jon shares the insights and knowledge he has obtained from Kiva Systems, RightHand Robotics, and AutoStore. Jon’s experience with internal processes and customer needs sheds light on the sources of value delivered by warehouse robotics companies, the necessary perspective for sucess, and how these systems differ and complement each other.
ARC Advisory Group began conducting formalized research on the global warehouse automation market in 2014. At that time I forecast it to grow to $9.9 billion in 2019. Well, fast forward to 2019 and ARC estimated the market at $11.9 billion. Impressive growth for sure. Here are the top 20 warehouse automation suppliers across the globe, according to ARC’s estimates of 2021 revenues.
Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is the second installment from Ben Smeland, Senior Software Engineer, at Lucas Systems, and continues to explore gamification in the warehouse. In our first post on the use of […]
The Productization and Scaling for Next Generation Automation roundtable discussion at the Autonomous Mobile Robotics (AMR) show included valuable insights from the expert panelists. The panelists provided their perspectives on what is holding back the next generation of automation solutions, and what approaches would enable the process to evolve at a proper pace. Advice included the criticalshift to a customer-centric approach, include the people that will work on the floor with the automation in the decision-making process, and […]
CLOUD computing has spurred a revolution in private and business applications over the past decade. Today, data and software programs can be saved or run in any data processing center in the world. Everything is operated via the internet, completely independent of the location or device. Cloud computing has made installation, administration, and updates significantly […]