Rueben Scriven, senior analyst, Interact Analysis. He is one of the warehouse automation industry’s leading analysts and is a regular speaker at leading industry events.
Warehouses are shifting toward more modular, configurable and standardized systems, which will have a major impact on the industry’s value chain in many ways.
The global warehouse automation market has contracted, but three segments of the market are seeing significant growth.
Warehouse automation software is playing a critical role in manufacturing operations as they look to become more efficient. Five strategies are highlighted on improving profitability.
The warehouse construction industry had a correction due to COVID-19 and the shifting landscape, but the future looks brighter for the industry.
A report by Interact Analysis indicates more than a quarter (26%) of warehouses are expected to be automated by 2027, which is up by more than 10% from a decade earlier.
The execution layer is used to avoid congested areas of the warehouse and can improve operations, but it is important to know what a warehouse execution system (WES) is.
Warehouse automation vendors must find alternative ways to avoid these risk in an uncertain economy
Robotics and software products account for the majority of product launches in 2021 according to an Interact Analysis report.
Pressure particularly hits on the market for fixed infrastructure solutions where steel can account for up to 83% of the overall cost
System integrators are looking to expand their service offering through additional network consulting and supply chain software applications, which means the automation hardware itself is becoming a smaller and smaller subset of the solution offering and is changing how companies approach the issue.