Warehouse automation is an emerging trend in the logistics and material handling industries. By investing in the people and technology necessary to address this growing market segment, Gregory Poole Lift Systems has positioned itself to become an industry leader in warehouse automation equipment and services.
In 2014, we acquired AHS Incorporated, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based provider of integrated fulfillment and distribution systems. With their expertise, combined with our industry relationships as a Hyster and Yale dealer, we are now able to do more for clients. If you want to automate your warehouse or incorporate other advanced technology into your workflows, you’ve come to the right place.
Benefits of Warehouse Automation
Warehouse automation may be a hot buzzword these days, but what are its true benefits, in both practical and financial terms? Here are some of the reasons why you should consider incorporating some degree of automation into your warehouse:
- All-day productivity: Automated retrieval and storage systems can be run around the clock with little additional expense. This allows you to move product faster and have items ready to ship sooner.
- Inventory control: Automation brings faster throughput and greater tracking abilities. When implemented properly, this means you can keep less inventory on hand while still being able to quickly fulfill orders. A leaner operation with a smaller footprint keeps overhead costs low, saving you money on a day-to-day basis.
- Scalability: An automated warehouse is a scalable one, as there is no loss in productivity when expanding operations or adding new staff. In a competitive economy, automating your systems can be the key to growth.
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Sophisticated equipment and expert insights are essential to warehouse automation. Despite the above benefits, companies can be negatively affected if automation is not done smartly. That’s where we come in. We can help identify opportunities for automation in your facility and put together a complete package of tools and systems designed to work together seamlessly.
Interested in learning more about the warehouse automation process, and how it can benefit your workflow?