With increasing labor costs and supply chain pressures for faster and more accurate
and responsive operations, automated sortation systems are finding their
way into more and more supply chains, delivering productivity, throughput capacity,
accuracy, and accountability for businesses, and a cost effective and efficient flow
of goods to consumers.
Anyone who has received a parcel delivery, purchased grocery items from a supermarket
or ordered a book or DVD online, you will have come into contact with
goods that have been handled by an automated sortation system at some stage.
And this may have occurred multiple times as the goods made their way through
the supply chain to your doorstep.
Within the supply chain, there are a number of points where sortation is particularly
relevant and applicable.