Innovative Technologies for Warehouse Implementation

Written by M. Nurahim Bin M. Masruri, GDLM

by M. Nurahim Bin M. Masruri, GDLM

In the early 20th century, the notion of a humanoid machine was developed. Today, one can envisage human-sized robots with the capacity for near-human thoughts and movement. Innovative technologies help to improve the execution and management of business processes and ensure that a competitive position can be achieved or enhanced. Radio frequency identification is such an innovative technology with a high potential of optimization within business processes for example for reduction of process time and failure rates.

When it comes to warehouse management, constant evaluation and adoption of crucial technologies is critical so as to improve profitability and stay competitive. Today, warehouse managers have a wide array of technologies to choose from as they strive to reduce costs, improve efficiency and streamline operations. They must ensure that goods, materials and products flow effortlessly by optimizing their warehouse operations through the use of warehouse technologies.

Warehouse Robotics Technology

Global warehouse robots market is segmented on the basis of product types into fixed robots, mobile robots, gantry robots and stationery articulated robots. Mobile robots are the important segment as they are widely used in advanced retail warehouses for distribution and storage of products. Rising adoption of warehouse robots by online retailers and automotive industries are some of the factors that are expected to drive the growth of warehouse robots market.


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About the Author: M. Nurahim Bin M. Masruri has more than 10 years of experiences in logistics and operations management, specifically in the heavy equipment and pharmaceutical sector. He is a qualified member of Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Nurahim holds a Diploma in Logistics Management (DLM) and he is currently completing the course on Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management (GDLM) at SIPMM Academy.

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