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Autonomous Mobile Robots and how they can Solve Labour Shortages

With the Covid-19 pandemic and other international and political issues, labour shortages are becoming more apparent within certain industries. These industries are generally those which offer unrewarding and repetitive work. Labour automation is a solution to this problem. How Coronavirus Changed Business’ Approach to Labour Automation   During the pandemic, automation of labour with the […]

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Autonomous mobile robot in action in the supply chain

Autonomous Mobile Robots and the Future of Supply Chain

Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) are robots which can understand, move through and act within their environment without being overseen directly by an operator. This type of robot has become increasingly popular within supply chains as the implementation of AMRs helps to improve efficiency and reduce labour costs. One of the more important parts of a […]

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Robot arm is assembling the numbers 2022.

2022 – The Year of Automation

Everyone is fed up of hearing about the pandemic and the catastrophic impact it has had on the world. But the fact is, although statistics confirm Covid-19 is waning, the rise of new variants including Omicron means the virus is still very much present and working its way through the population, continuing to leave its […]

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Future Proofing Following COVID-19: The Key is Embracing Automation

Most businesses suffered, some businesses failed, but for those who survived the ravages of the pandemic, what lessons have been learned and, perhaps more importantly, what plans are now in place to make businesses more resilient moving forward? History is littered with pandemics; following bird flu & swine flu, and COVID-19 has arguably been the […]

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Survive and Thrive During Peak Retail with Automation

The retail industry has had a rollercoaster of a year, from the high street being closed for months on end, to e-commerce operators managing the acceleration of demand during lockdown. Now open and back in business, both online and offline retailers are feeling the pressures ahead of the busy shopping seasons, with Black Friday and […]

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A New Era of Accelerated Intralogistics Automation

The unfortunate mix of Brexit and Covid-19 has had a tremendous impact on businesses around the world forcing them to re-evaluate how they operate in uncharted territory. This disruption has presented many challenges over the past 18 months but fortunately, many opportunities, with unprecedented e-commerce growth during Lockdown providing new customers and unexpected revenue. Manufacturing […]

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Investing in the Future: Grow Your Own Robot

Over the past few decades, we have already started to witness the automation evolution take place, with the global market size of industrial robotics forecast to increase to 18.62 billion dollars by 2025. Now with the ongoing pandemic acting as a driver for uptake, with two thirds of business leaders using automation to respond to […]

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Digitally Transforming Businesses with Robotic Process Automation

Businesses across all industries around the world have had to reconsider their infrastructure, processes and workforces as a result of the pandemic. With additional pressures to meet increased customer demand while restricted by Covid-induced social distancing measures, organisations have had to adapt in order to survive, with many turning to technology to do this. According […]

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Routes to Professional Success in Automation

The robotics and automation industry continues to accelerate, and has undertaken a number of changes due to COVID-19 acting as a catalyst for business digital transformation. According to new research by PWC, it is estimated that by the mid-2030s, up to 30% of all jobs could be automatable. As a result of these transitions, the […]

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Embracing Automation and Robots in Industry

The future lies in the innovation of industry; efficiency and automation are critical elements as Covid-19 pressure drives businesses to seek new and unique ways to achieve more with less, and counter those slimming margins. Within warehousing, logistics and picking and packing for e-commerce for example, there’s been a rapid uptake over recent times of […]

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