Remember when warehouse spaces were solely driven by the human workforce? Well, now, both humans and robots work together in collaboration in almost every step of the supply chain.
Robots and machines have been nothing but a pipe dream for years, or maybe even decades! Today, that dream is getting closer towards becoming a reality as robots are now used in almost all aspects of life, particularly in business, and specifically in the warehousing industry. The modern age has made it easier for some countries to fully embrace change and welcome robotics for a variety of uses. However, there have also been some reports about the rise of robophobia, as it is considered a threat to all of humanity.
The Fear of Change
Described as an irrational fear and anxiety about machines and robots is robophobia. So much of today’s businesses and public figures fear the change that robots and machines may bring to society, so much so to the warehousing and manufacturing industry, where machines, robots, and other advanced automation devices are highly demanded. The late Stephen Hawking, in his interview with BBC last 2014, stated that the development of full artificial intelligence could possibly spell the end of the human race.
This is not the first time that such innovation has been challenged by people’s fear, anxiety, and issues toward machines and robots, and with increasing customer demands, don’t you think it’s finally time for humans and robots to collaborate so as to ease the workload, providing much better workflow productivity and efficiency?
The Reality of It All
Technology is a gift to all of humanity. With a primary goal of helping humans live better, healthier, happier, and longer lives, today’s most recent tech advancements are constantly looking for ways to make everyone’s daily lives more manageable, and, more often than not, robots are actually the answer.
While the warehousing industry continues to flourish over the years, it’s inevitable for warehouse spaces to experience the different challenges in the overall operation systems, leading to a series of delays, damages, and errors. Fortunately, with the help of robotics, frequent warehouse damages, delays, and errors are now a thing of the past.
The Warehouse Industry Making Room For Robotics
The world of robots and machines have clearly set eyes on all supply chains and warehouse spaces. Gone are the days of manually fulfilling orders and risky stock replenishments because, for most warehouses, robotics is finally here.
While there are still quite a number of loopholes and obstacles in welcoming robotics into the warehouse industry, there’s no doubt that this can bring [positive] significant changes more than the damages, delays, and errors manual operations and handling can. Our warehouses in Kansas City MO are a firm testament to this, as we are slowly accepting and incorporating warehouse robotics into a business’ day-to-day processes and operations, so as to ease human workload.
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