From cobots to drones, this MVP Technology Framework evaluates the tech solutions that warehouse operators like UPS and FedEx, as well as retailers such as Walmart and Target, use to drive warehouse productivity, cost efficiency, and safety.
As global supply chains continue to recover from the pandemic, warehouse efficiency is more important than ever.
Consumer spending is steadily rising, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, while e-commerce growth has put pressure on warehouse operators to improve fulfillment speed and inventory visibility — all while the industry faces labor shortages and rising inflation.
In order to maintain forward progress, warehouse managers are increasingly turning to technologies like cobots, automation systems, and drones that make the warehouse safer, faster, and more efficient.
In this report, we evaluate 12 tech markets that warehousing leaders should monitor, vet, and prioritize.