Author: Heather Connors, Director of Marketing, Conveyor Handling Company, Inc.
According to research, automated material handling is expected to reach over $7 billion by the year 2019. With that said, how do you know if automation is right for your facility?
Automation provides solutions to your material handling challenges that will optimize efficiency and productivity in your daily operation. One of the primary driving forces of those who implement an automated material handling solution is to improve the work and safety conditions. Automation is more reliable and removes the human error element, placing employees in a position that utilizes their skill set more effectively.
Automation generally increases the speed to which the overall functions of your daily operation run. It is through the implementation of various automated solutions, that it maximizes the vertical footprint of your facility, creating more warehouse floor space to make the most of your production capabilities.
With increased levels of profits, automation provides a return on your investment that is invaluable and strategic to your warehouse facility’s operations.