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The Robotization of Logistics

Seminar Paper 2016 15 Pages

Business economics - Supply, Production, Logistics

Summary

The emergence of eCommerce and changed customer needs for faster delivery demand increased levels of logistics excellence and productivity. The need for express deliveries in less than one day represents only one of numerous potential application fields in which robot manufacturers promise that robotization of logistics will make the difference for a competitive advantage.

Critics argue that IT-based and connected systems might increase process efficiency and substitute workplaces. Simple, repetitive jobs are hit earlier than specialized production or service processes. Momentously, consumers are accelerating the development of using sophisticated technology to benefit from cheaper, faster and more powerful solutions. Yet, there is little doubt that robotics will rise to prominence in logistics, but rather when.

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Pages
15
Year
2016
ISBN (eBook)
9783668614222
ISBN (Book)
9783668614239
File size
606 KB
Language
English
Catalog Number
v386923
Grade
1,0
Tags
robotization logistics

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