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Pioneers in warehouse automation are reaping the benefits, shows industry research

Research with manufacturers, retailers, and 3PLs across a range of sectors has highlighted that many have already invested significantly in warehouse automation, including over a third (35%) currently having between £1m and £5m invested, while a significant 28% have over £5m invested. Our latest report on the rise of robotics and automation in the supply

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Need for warehouse automation skyrockets as staffing issues and e-commerce demands grow

Staffing issues are driving warehouse automation needs, according to 81% of businesses within the manufacturing, 3PL and retail industries. According to our new ‘Robotics and Automation report’,  over half of businesses are planning to invest in warehouse innovations to overcome labour shortages and rising e-commerce demands. Individual case or item picking systems top the list

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Businesses are set to invest over their annual warehousing costs into automation to boost productivity

Two fifths (42%) of businesses across manufacturing, retail and 3PLs are planning to invest equal to or more than their annual warehousing costs on automation over the next five years, according to new research. In SCALA’s new report looking at the rise of robotics and automation in the supply chain, significantly, 6% of respondents said

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People, digitalisation, automation and decarbonisation among factors critical to supply chain survival, according to experts

Industry experts have warned that the future of supply chains will be bleak, unless businesses act now. Speaking at SCALA’s 20th Annual Supply Chain Debate, senior industry figures highlighted the need for great change over the coming decade, as the industry faces new challenges and the pressure to reach net zero targets mounts. Almost 100

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