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.