The Hard and Soft Benefits of Owning AGVs
Automatic Guides Vehicle Systems (AGVS) Webinar
September 20, 2018 | 2:00 PM EDT
You’re invited to attend The Hard and Soft Benefits of Owning AGVs presented by Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS). This webinar will outline the benefits of AGVs, including sample ROI formulas, and also discuss soft benefits not often used in ROI calculations. The result will be a better understanding of how AGVs can be a powerful cost-effective automation tool.
Jayesh Mehta, Marketing Manager, Transbotics
Thomas Kaminski, Vice President, Global Mobile Automation, Dematic
About Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS)
Automatic Guided Vehicle Systems (AGVS) members are the Industry’s leading suppliers of automatic guided vehicle systems. They supply systems worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector.
An AGVS consists of one or more computer controlled wheel based load carriers (normally battery powered) that runs on the plant floor (or if outdoors on a paved area) without the need for an onboard operator or driver. AGVs have defined paths or areas within which or over which they can navigate. Navigation is achieved by any one of several means, including following a path defined by buried inductive wires, surface mounted magnetic or optical strips; or alternatively by way of inertial or laser guidance.
AGVS provide automated material movement for a variety of industries including the: automotive, chemicals/plastics, hospital, newspaper, commercial print, paper, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, warehouse and distribution center, and manufacturing industries. AGVS can reduce labor and material costs while improving safety and reducing product and equipment damage.