Augmentation versus Automation: Where and why systems are used in warehouse fulfilment operations

Lets start first by defining the terms I have used here: when referring to augmentation, this should be interpreted as the use of technology to assist human workers; conversely, automation is intended to be understood as measures taken to replace the labour force. To some extent, the division between augmented and automated warehouse picking systems…

A trio of warehousing success stories bound by common ground

As part of Transport Intelligence’s Logistics Briefing service we undertake press tours in various locations around the world to gain first-hand knowledge of developments within the industry and, ideally, some fresh insights into global trends and market forces. Our most recent trip was to a region of northern France called Nord-Pas-de-Calais to learn more about…