Logistics 
Technology

Warehouse Automation and Robotics

Assessment and evaluation of technology in your warehouse

Warehouse automation and robotics are transforming the logistics industry. The increased adoption of technology is driving efficiency throughout operations and bringing with it additional service benefits in order accuracy and customer responsiveness. Automation and robotics can be used to perform activities previously carried out by people, but faster with greater accuracy and efficiency.

BoxLogic are warehouse automation experts. Our knowledge and understanding of the available technologies allow us to advise customers on solutions that can address a single, specific process all the way up to full-scale, end-to-end automation. Simple deployments may include using technology to reduce manual pallet movements within the warehouse. More complex systems could include Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), goods-to-person picking, automated packing and stacking.

Warehouse automation, conveyors, robots, technology

As warehouse automation specialists, we are well-equipped to evaluate whether technology is financially feasible in your operation. Our consultants assess the return on investment against manual solutions and will clearly state when a manual approach is more appropriate. Our data-driven approach ensures that all design assumptions are well-grounded so that we can design a concept solution that is both fit-for-purpose and practical.

We deliver warehouse automation and robotics design projects using our proven and methodical approach:

Familiarise
Familiarisation
Firstly, we set out to understand how your operation works. We learn about the fundamental challenges and what needs to be addressed in a future design. We work with stakeholders at all levels via interviews and workshops to develop a view of what good looks like to your business.
Familiarise
Analyse
Planning Base
The goal is to agree the future volumes around which to design the warehouse solution. We achieve this by analysing a representative data sample to establish the current average and peak order profiles and volumes. We forecast profile changes and agree the design volumes in a series of workshops.
Analyse
Model
Option Modelling
To select a preferred concept solution, our consultants agree a range of potential storage and picking options with your team. We then create bespoke models, evaluating the capital and operational costs and size of each option, recommending the solution that offers the most attractive ROI.
Model
Design
Solution Development
After a preferred solution has been agreed, we develop the concept further by producing CAD layouts, 3D renders and a proposed transition plan. We confirm the budget Capex and Opex to feed into your business case and can support the board approval process if required.
Design

Warehouse automation and robotics solution design is a core capability of our consultants and we are the perfect partner for the end-to-end realisation of a warehouse automation design project. From the creation of a concept design we can also support follow-on phases including the tendering, selection and contracting of MHE equipment, in addition to project management and implementation support.

The benefits of working with BoxLogic to evaluate and design your warehouse automation concept are:

  • Significant project experience in a range of industries
  • Strong knowledge of market solutions and budget costs
  • Full feasibility assessment and solution design option, completed before engaging any vendors
  • Impartial advice dedicated to finding the right solution for you
  • An established, methodical approach proven across many projects
  • Professional team capable of working at all levels of the organisation
warehouse automation, pallet ASRS, robots, AGVs
warehouse automation, conveyors, mezzanine, pick tower

Contact us to find out more about our experience and whether warehouse automation and robotics is appropriate for your operation in one of the following ways: