Rueben Scriven

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.


Warehousing December 1, 2023

How the warehouse automation industry structure is changing and primed for disruption

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.

By Rueben Scriven
Warehousing October 17, 2023

Three warehouse automation sector growth markets

The global warehouse automation market has contracted, but three segments of the market are seeing significant growth.

By Rueben Scriven
Warehousing August 8, 2023

5 strategies for improving warehouse automation software profitability

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.

By Rueben Scriven
Warehousing July 28, 2023

Warehouse construction and automation’s future looking brighter

The warehouse construction industry had a correction due to COVID-19 and the shifting landscape, but the future looks brighter for the industry.

By Rueben Scriven
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Warehousing May 16, 2023

More than a quarter of warehouses to be automated by 2027

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.

By Rueben Scriven
Plant Automation February 7, 2023

De-mystifying the warehouse execution system market

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.

By Rueben Scriven
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Analytics August 29, 2022

Four potential risks warehouse automation vendors face

Warehouse automation vendors must find alternative ways to avoid these risk in an uncertain economy

By Rueben Scriven
Warehouse automation product launches from integrators by product type by integrator in 2021.
Automation, Controls November 16, 2021

Robotics and software make up 51% of new products

Robotics and software products account for the majority of product launches in 2021 according to an Interact Analysis report.

By Rueben Scriven
Cost breakdown of a 10,000 palled AS/RS
Supply Chain October 25, 2021

Steel shortages and price rises impact warehouse automation sector

Pressure particularly hits on the market for fixed infrastructure solutions where steel can account for up to 83% of the overall cost

By Rueben Scriven
Plant Automation July 29, 2021

How warehouse automation business models are diverging

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.

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