Warehouse space, if available is too expensive, that is unless space utilization can increase 10 – 30% by simply adding elevation of storage capacity. It is not only warehouse space where prices are up. Prices for labor are up. Prices for raw materials are up. Labor is in short supply. It is a constant lament among many logistics managers.
Mark Stevenson, Automation thought leader, explains how this constraint has been solved with robotics and industrial technology in this latest issue of Logistics Brew.