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An exploration of warehouse automation implementations: cost, service and flexibility issues.

By Peter Baker and Zaheed Halim


Automated warehouse equipment is often regarded as being inflexible, and yet its use continues to rise even though markets are becoming increasingly volatile. The purpose of this paper is to explore the reasons for, and nature of, warehouse automation implementations in order to further this understanding

Topics: Agile production, Automation, Risk management, Warehousing
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
Year: 2007
DOI identifier: 10.1108/13598540710737316
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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