Even on slow days, warehouses and manufacturing plants are active and dynamic places. With the demand for next-day deliveries, the focus on moving products in and out has never been greater. Order pickers, AGV’s, forklifts, and heavy moving equipment, continually transport products from one location to another throughout the warehouse and storage rack systems. Employees
With our constant need for instant gratification, the way the world buys products is constantly changing. From downloading books directly to a Kindle or an iPad to Amazon testing drones to deliver goods within 20-minutes of ordering online in the UK, consumer expectations are evolving. We want what we want, and we want it now.
But how does this impact warehouses and manufacturing plants?
Currently, scientists have not been able to create more hours in the day – although who knows what the future holds. Remember the day when pausing live TV didn’t exist?