E-commerce growth has skyrocketed since the pandemic began and shows no signs of slowing down. As a result, third-party logistics (3PL) providers need to accelerate automation in their facilities to keep up with rising sales volumes. However, traditional automation solutions may not provide the flexibility you need.
There are several automation options that you can consider, including traditional fixed automation like conveyors and sortation systems, hybrid systems like goods-to-person (G2P) systems, and flexible automation like AMRs.
All of these systems have pros and cons for your specific needs and in this whitepaper, we will discuss:
- How e-commerce is driving growth for 3PLs?
- Improving your operational efficiency with this rising demand
- Can fixed automation solve your challenges?
- Benefits of flexible automation for 3PLs