All posts tagged automation

New Video on MHI View: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Economic Impact of Automation Adoption The distribution centers of the future are likely to be largely automated. But while it’s a benefit in the short term for productivity, […]

Four Truths About Distribution Center Robots, And Distribution Center Jobs

Guest blog by MHI member company, Lucas Systems  Many articles about robots in the distribution center include predictions of large scale job losses. “Robots Replace People” is a good, attention-grabbing headline, but the truth is more complicated. The reality is […]

New Video on MHI View: 3 Considerations to Justify the Cost of Automation

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: 3 Considerations to Justify the Cost of Automation The modern distribution center is changing quickly and purely manual processes are no longer efficient enough to keep up with the […]

Goods to man picking

New Video on MHI View: Goods-to-Man Picking

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: Goods-to-Man Picking Goods to man picking is the new wave of warehousing and distribution. As more and more retailers shift toward e-commerce, the need for efficient picking of individual […]

Manufacturing Returns to US

New Video on MHI View: The Return of Manufacturing to the US

As part of MHI’s ongoing video program, this new episode focuses on: The Return of Manufacturing to the US Customers are demanding quick deliveries which has created a need for fast fulfillment and automated solutions. One solution for reducing fulfillment […]

IoT, IIoT, and Industry 4.0—Our Common Future or Summoning the Demons?

What’s your initial reaction when you hear the Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Industrie/Industry 4.0? Are you excited because it represents an unparalleled opportunity to make things better? Or are you defensive because you fear […]

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