Four tech directions to shape distribution center (DC) performance


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Yes, warehouse robotics are the biggest thing in automation, but they’re not the only tech to drive efficiencies. Orchestration software, better robot/human collaboration, and the application of computer vision to inventory accuracy all play a role in operational gains.

“Let’s say a fulfillment center’s order mix needs items that come from racks transported by AMRs, but some other items are in totes,” says Akash Gupta, co-founder and CEO of GreyOrange. “With our platform, you could basically look at creating a hybrid station that can combine both racks and totes together, rather than a more complex consolidation process.”


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