In the age of automation, companies are constantly looking for ways to automate their warehouse processes. Conveyors can be used in almost any process from liquid filling to packaging, and as tech changes as too does conveyor capabilities. Here are 5 reasons companies are turning to conveyors in their warehouses.
1. Movement of Goods Become Automated
With the introduction of conveyors, delivering materials around warehouses become autonomous. With the movement of goods becoming automated, that minimizes the amount of manpower that is needed for the simple task of movement and can free them up to work in more necessary areas.
2. Processes Become More Efficient
When a company implements conveyors in their warehouses most of its processes become more efficient. Whether it’s the movement of goods around the warehouse or the assembly of finished goods, these processes become quicker and more efficient when conveyors are involved. Conveyors can be a great fix for companies that are struggling to meet demand and need a quicker turnaround.
3. Higher Level of Workplace Safety
With conveyors decreasing the need for human interaction in many processes, that lends itself to reduce the risk of injury on the job. Automating these repeated and oftentimes strenuous processes cut down on the wear and tear of your employees and can make your workplace a safer environment.
4. Higher Accuracy & Reliability
Conveyors can cut out the ‘human error’ aspect of manufacturing. By automating these processes, you are creating a reliable, repeatable, automated process by which your products are assembled, delivered and packed. Additionally, conveyor scales can be implemented in these systems to collect data and analyze your manufacturing efforts.
5. Maximize Floor Space
Finally, conveyors can make the most out of the space you have. Conveyor systems can be customized to fit any area and can be built around obstacles to maximize your warehouse space. These conveyors can be ceiling hung or stacked to make sure you are taking advantage of your allotted space.
For managers looking to automate their warehouses, conveyors can be a great first step in the process. Conveyors can lend to other automated solutions like robots, automated wrappers, and scales. If you are looking to begin the automation process get in touch with us!