Part of optimizing any logistics operation is to make sure that you are not incurring additional and lasting costs on the path to speeding up your rate of fulfillment. The goal is to move more product through your system and out the door - but you also must watch expenses.
An integrator will definitely get the job done, but beware of a few potential pitfalls. Not all integrators are familiar with cobots. Those who treat the project like an industrial robot can negate many of a cobot's benefits.
Communication between the floor operation and the management system in the warehouse is crucial and downtime prevention is critical. Cabling systems have to factor in physical cable limitations such as bends or cable trays that could eventually lead to damaged wiring.
Cobots aside, there are many more ways in which warehouses can be improved to boost efficiency and productivity. Many of those opportunities also decrease associated costs, simply because of the benefits they offer.
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