Warehouse automation is a common discussion, with more and more stakeholders reciting the incredible benefits. You may be wondering if it’s worth your investment and whether to consider automated sortation and other warehouse processes or maintain your manual workers. The truth is, automating your warehouse will reap good benefits. Here are some reasons to consider.
1. It’s Customizable
No single warehouse functions and has the exact needs as the next. Automation allows you to transform your warehouse into a facility that answers your unique needs, how and when you want. Similarly, the Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) customization and flexibility bring a lot of ease in managing inventory.
2. It’s Cost-Effective
Automating a warehouse can be a significant investment, drowning thousands of dollars initially. However, this is a cost that you’ll quickly recover within three to five years and then remain with the next twenty-plus years of your warehouse’s …