Automate your logistic process in a smart way

Robots make it possible to automate logistic processes in a smart way. For both large and small companies, the use of robots is very interesting. There are many opportunities for robots in logistics. However, there are logistics companies that still doubt whether a robot offers any advantages compared to manual labour. Cost considerations are also a reason for not looking at the possibilities of a robot.

After reading this article and the white paper, you will know how deploying robotics and automating logistic processes within companies can help support staff, increase productivity and benefit from the growth of e-commerce. The robotic solutions deliver improved performance in key areas such as: robotic picking, palletising, de-palletising, sortation, storage and retrieval systems (pick to light).

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What advantages can I gain from robotics in my warehouse/distribution centre?

The enormous growth of robots in the future is largely due to the rapid technological developments. But flexibility and efficiency are also important distinguishing factors in the e-commerce market.

To find out if a robot is interesting for your warehouse, we have listed a number of important advantages. These advantages will help you to take a big step forward in your production.

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Robotics in logistics ensures highly accurate work
One of the many advantages of a robot is the accuracy with which the work is carried out. A robot can carry out work many times more accurately than a person can. A related advantage is that the robots always carry out the work in the same way. For example, the picking of goods. When a person has to pick the orders manually, the chance of picking errors is bigger.

Work can continue 24/7
A second important point is the fact that you can make robots work 24/7. Where people need coffee, lunch breaks and visits to the toilet, a robot doesn’t have these needs. This increases productivity and efficiency in production. Also robots cannot get ill.

Artificial Intelligence software
Controlling the robots also takes less time and manpower. The robots are taught a trick once and then have to keep performing it. This is also called Artificial Intelligence (AI). Although this can be time-consuming and costly in the beginning because of the extensive testing of the robots, it will bring many benefits on the long run.

Robots cooperate with each other
One of these new technologies is, for example, allowing robots to communicate with each other. This involves individual robots in a warehouse performing work that is related to each other. One example of these new technologies is allowing robots to communicate with each other. A robot of course must know which product it has to pick, as there is customer-specific data attached to it. Because the robots communicate with each other, they know exactly which order comes by and therefore also which actions need to be carried out.


Robots are the future

In Short, it is for surtain crucial fora n e-commerce company to keep up with the technology of robots. Besides cost savings and efficiency, quality is also greatly enhanced. The investment will pay for itself in no time.

Wondering what other advantages robots can offer?

What our customers in the Supply Chain & Internal Logistics sector say about us

‘Looking back on this project, we have to say that the cooperation with ARCO was very smooth. We joined forces and implemented the best solution for our production line. Where we previously used many manual and labour-intensive processes, we now have a fully automated system that enables us to work very efficiently.’

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‘We greatly appreciated ARCO’s ability to respond quickly. But not only that, they demonstrated exceptional creativity when devising the solution and the various test set-ups that they developed to test the design. The close cooperation between ARCO and ourselves facilitated the successful implementation of this particular packaging line.’

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‘’ We are very satisfied with ARCO’s automated solution and how it fits perfectly in our picking line. ARCO worked together with us on the solution from start to finish. We had a good cooperation in which customer focus was key. During implementation, the technicians worked neatly and without any inconvenience. We will certainly come back to ARCO for more solutions.’’

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“We saw a lot of commitment and determination. We had to and would get the first package across the track on the day of the deadline and we did. ARCO didn’t go home until things were running smoothly. Really nice that they had the same drive as us, it was a very pleasant collaboration.”

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