Technology and innovation has driven process efficiencies, opened new markets and services and enabled huge advances in all fields benefitting millions of people worldwide. Incredible technology that facilitates order to despatch in 15 minutes is changing the warehouse and Distribution centre environment. Rather than replace people, these high speed robots contribute positively to the overall productivity of the Distribution Centre with high accuracy rates and of course operating safely and reducing fatigue and accidents.
In a world where online purchases are changing the way we all shop, logistics solutions are evolving to keep pace with the growth and geographical challenges of delivering customers orders. As recent as five years ago, most purchases were through a retail outlet. Today the internet enables purchases to made at any hour, at any location, to a delivery location of the customers choice. Customer driven demand has ensured that warehousing and distribution companies keep abreast and even ahead of the demand curve to maximise customer experience. Robotics and new technology will continue to shape our experiences and the way we work.