Experiences from implementing automation in the automotive industry
The word automation has been like a magnet for the last five years. It attracts both logistics professionals and manufacturing managers who face the challenge of optimizing congested operations. Especially in the automotive industry, automated logistics processes are ripe for applications. And it is not only this field that uses the rhythm of production, seeks significant savings and responds to the borderline shortage of workers. At the same time, with the high demand for automated handling and storage, the typical question marks of each new implementation are also clearly visible. When is it appropriate to consider automation, what form of automation to choose and what is the process and phasing in of the preparations?