Do you recall an era where you couldn’t check on where your food delivery was without calling up the restaurant? Or you had no updates about the cab you had pre-ordered a day ago?
Imagine Swiggy or Zomato having to update every order’s location every 5 minutes. Much of their workforce will be involved in such trivial tasks, or they simply wouldn’t be able to provide such services. Automation is, without question, a direct tunnel with happy customers on one end and a relaxed workforce on another.
It has become a very powerful tool of the 21st century due to its ability to increase productivity, lower costs and make lives easier. Warehouse automation, in specific, is an extremely effective way to reduce long-term costs. While regular automation may simply be through software, warehouse automation entails regularizing and automating a spectrum of operations from storage systems to software.
Continual operations through orthodox means, while depending upon manual labor tends to become a hindrance in long term profits and expansion. Human errors, mismanagement, and delays, even sporadically, have a negative impact on any company. Proper management of inventory, ensuring optimum operational costs, and general coherence within the company is necessary. It ultimately affects brand reputation, customer satisfaction and consistency of high-profit margins.
Technology has come a long way in uncomplicating these processes and freeing the human mind to strategize better. Warehouse automation has long served as a cornerstone for distribution operations.
Warehousing giants like Amazon and Coca-Cola have moved towards automation in full swing as they recognize the need to expand further, without increasing a massive load on human operations.
In essence, automation involves eradicating repetitive and time-consuming tasks that have long processes or are prone to human errors. Tasks that are often a part of the warehousing process. For instance, manual documentation, calculation of stock and inventory or keeping a track of shipping and receiving goods. Through automation, you could:
The advantages of automation in warehouses are yet to catch on as a bigger trend. Organizations are hesitant to make the initial investment in the process, massively underestimating the long term ROI. It is bound to prove to be a strategic investment as not only does it reduce labour demands, but it has a significant effect on the overall efficiency.
It’s the perfect time for you to grab the mover’s advantage and heighten your process efficiency well in advance. We’re confident of implementing automation for you in a manner that is best suited for your particular needs, customized to the tail end. Moving with the generation and keeping up can be difficult. That’s why we’ve got your back.