31.7 C
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
HomeWarehousingDigital Technologies for a Smart Warehouse

Digital Technologies for a Smart Warehouse

The supporting vision for industry 4.0 is that all “machines” in a value chain are linked and share vital information and data based on common standards. This meant that human contribution to the process is almost zero as humans play the role of overseeing and supporting the automation. This brings forth to the existence of a smart warehouse today. A smart warehouse is an enterprise which automates workflows using the Internet, IT-system and sensor technology.

Equivalent to smart homes, a smart warehouse is equipped with various automated and interconnected technologies. These technologies work closely with one another to increase the productivity and efficiency, reducing the need for manpower and minimizing errors.Take a look at the technologies which should be considered in a smart warehouse. In no particular order, these are the seven technologies one should have access to in the warehouse today.

The full content is only visible to SIPMM members

Already a member? Please Login to continue reading.

Mohamed Farouk Bin Jailabdeen, ADLSM
Mohamed Farouk Bin Jailabdeen has substantive experiences in leading warehouse operations, specifically in the infrastructure sector. He holds a Diploma in Integrated Logistics Management and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Farouk completed Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (ADLSM) on January 2021 at SIPMM Institute.

Most Read