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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Digital Warehousing

Suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors should consider capitalizing on process automation. Robotics Process Automation or RPA are being introduced for warehouse modernization. RPA is a software technology that allows the business to automate low-level tasks in the future, as technology improves. Using robots and machine which imitate human actions in doing repetitive operational tasks previously completed by humans. It is used not to replace business processes but to process much better.

RPA is the fastest growing automating processes for today’s digital marketing. This automation process is being described to perform warehousing process including picking, sorting, packing, retrieval, storage, loading and unloading is done by employees. But what will be the impact of this Robotic Process Automation?

Faster Operations and Improve Product Consistency

This article already touched on one of the main benefits of warehouse automation: speed. No matter how well a person memorizes a warehouse, they still can’t beat an automated system that instantaneously identifies the locations of all of the items in a given order. These systems can also find the optimum route to collect them, maximizing productivity during the product retrieval process.


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Karl Lee Ecijan, ADLSM
Karl Lee Ecijan has substantive years of experiences in the field of logistics management, warehousing and inventory control, and specifically in the Food industry. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Karl holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science. He completed a leadership course, the Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (ADLSM), in April 2019 at SIPMM Institute.
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