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Warehouse Automation Services

Warehouse Automation Services

Automation Intelligence is a warehouse automation company that enables customers to become more profitable by automating repetitive tasks on the floor. We help our clients overcome labor shortages and other common problems in the warehousing industry. Contact us today to find out how we can help your business.

What is Warehouse Automation?

Warehouse automation involves using technology to streamline and optimize various warehouse operations. This includes tasks like inventory management, picking, packing, and shipping. Automation technologies such as robotics, conveyor belts, automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), and sophisticated software systems are deployed to increase efficiency, reduce errors, and lower operational costs.

Automation supports faster processing times but also significantly improves workplace safety and reduces the reliance on manual labor, making warehouses more efficient and responsive to customer demands.

Applications of Warehouse Automation

Here are a few examples of ways in which warehouse automation companies like Automation Intelligence can help make your warehouse processes more efficient.

Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS)

These systems automatically place and retrieve items from designated storage locations, optimizing space usage and reducing retrieval times.

Goods-to-Person (GTP) Technology

Rather than workers moving to products, automated systems bring products directly to the packing station, reducing walking time and increasing efficiency.

Robotic Picking Systems

Robots equipped with vision systems and gripping tools can select items from shelves, handling tasks from simple picking to complex assembly of orders.

Conveyor Belt Systems

Automated conveyor belts transport goods throughout the warehouse, from unloading shipments to moving products between processing points

Sortation Systems

These systems automatically sort packages based on destination, size, or weight, streamlining the process of organizing goods for shipping or storage.

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) and Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs):

These vehicles navigate warehouse floors independently, transporting goods between locations without human intervention.

Packing Robots:

Robots automate the packing process, from assembling boxes to sealing and labeling packages, ensuring consistency and speed.

Inventory Management Systems:

Advanced software provides real-time data on inventory levels, tracking items through RFID tags or barcodes, reducing errors, and optimizing stock levels.

Palletizing and Depalletizing Robots

These robots stack and unstack goods on pallets, preparing products for shipment or storage with precision and speed.

Examples of Warehouse Automation in Action

Automation Intelligence has been helping customers in a wide variety of industries to implement warehouse automation systems to improve their efficiency. Here are a few examples of applications in which we can help:

E-Commerce Fulfillment Center – Picking & Packing

In an e-commerce fulfillment center, vision-guided robots streamline picking and packing. As orders come in, these robots swiftly navigate aisles, selecting items ranging from gadgets to clothing. Their vision systems accurately identify and pick the right products by scanning barcodes, then move to pack them, adjusting to each item’s requirements. This process cuts down fulfillment time and boosts customer satisfaction by ensuring orders are accurate and shipped quickly.

Automotive Parts Distribution – Inventory Management

In an automotive parts distribution warehouse, managing a vast inventory of parts from spark plugs to windshields is streamlined by vision-guided robots. These robots conduct inventory checks, using vision to scan and verify stock levels across shelves. This automation keeps inventory data accurate and up-to-date, reducing discrepancies and enabling faster response to order requests, ensuring mechanics and dealerships receive parts without delay.

Food & Beverage Distribution Center – Sortation System

A food and beverage distribution center relies on vision-guided robots for sorting thousands of items daily, from drinks to snacks, directing them to the correct retail destinations. These robots identify products by their packaging, sorting them for various delivery routes. This system speeds up distribution, cuts down sorting errors, and ensures timely delivery to stores, keeping shelves stocked and customers satisfied. 

Benefits of Warehouse Automation

Warehouse automation offers several key benefits that can dramatically improve the efficiency, accuracy, and profitability of logistics operations. Here are some of the main advantages:

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Let us know about your needs and find out how warehouse automation from Automation Intelligence can help increase your production speed, quality and safety.