With the amount of talented workers dropping in the warehouse pool in favor of going into other industries, warehouse managers have been looking for ways to do more with less. One way is through equipment, the other is technology. Modern Materials Handling reports more businesses are turning to automation as a means of addressing the talent gap in their warehouses.
The news provider reports that companies on average are agreeing to pay more for automation than they have in previous years. The same goes for spending on material handling equipment.
Shopify reports that investing in proper inventory management and operations upfront can help save money in the long run. When you’re running a more efficient organization, you’re spending less money on time and staff, ultimately adding to your bottom line. Staying efficient helps companies remain in good financial standing.
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