The evolving role of the warehouse workforce necessitates maximizing the benefits of automation to achieve substantial profits. According to a recent study, there is a projected shortfall of 2.1 million U.S. manufacturing jobs by 2030. The scarcity of human workers has led to rising costs, delays and decreased productivity, prompting the integration of robotics in warehouses and distribution centers.
While the shift towards robotics in warehouses brings numerous benefits – including enhancing workforce efficiency and safety, it also presents challenges. While this can bring limitless opportunity, effectively harnessing their capabilities requires seamless coordination across different processes. This is where the concept of multiagent orchestration (MAO), and the resulting real-time coordination of warehouse operations, becomes crucial.
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