The benefits to the use of warehouse robots, loading, unloading and delivery are evident. Robots do not sleep. They do not drink. They do not complain, and they do not need a paycheck.

Robots are rapidly becoming one of the most prevalent enterprises within the logistics industry. As explained by Steve Banker of Forbes magazine, Amazon has unleashed an army of robots in their distribution centers for picking and packaging. Around the globe, different companies and organizations are continually looking for ways to design, build, and sell robots for the logistics industry that do not impinge upon the Kiva hat. However, a particular set of driving forces is growing to propel the use of robotics in the logistics industry, and robots will provide one of the greatest surpluses and expansion of services for the logistics industry in history. Let’s take a closer look at these factors now.

Driving Forces Behind the Increase in Use of Warehouse Robots

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Robotics engineer Aaron Blasdel fills a Freight bin at Fetch Robotics headquarters. Photo by Signe Brewster.

How Will Robots Impact Logistics Processes?

Robots will impact the logistics industry in profound ways, which will include the following seven benefits:

The discussions about the use of robots in the logistics industry, particularly in warehouses, loading, unloading, and delivery can quickly become boring and stale. However, warehouse robots and other robots, such as the ones used in manufacturing, like our two best cobot friends, Baxter and Sawyer of Rethink Robotics, are undoubtedly one of the most innovative and life-changing improvements that the logistics industry could have ever hoped for. Robots will change the game in how fortunes are made and how competition will drive rates down in spite of all the adverse problems, such as the driver shortage, within the logistics industry. Ultimately, robots are not a force to be feared. Robots are a force to encourage competition, reduce injuries, and propel the logistics industry forward in a demand-driven economy.

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