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Benefits of Real-Time Data in Materials Handling Operations
January 29, 2018
As manufacturers and distributors take on new automation initiatives, they have access to an enormous amount of data. The trick is figuring out how to use the data in an impactful way that brings immediate value and drives continuous improvement. While warehouse operations will change significantly over the next decade thanks to analytics, there are ways companies can reap the benefits of data right now and improve operations for both the short-term and long-term. By tracking performance in real-time, creating a baseline and using the right platform for analytics, leaders in materials handling can evaluate performance, quantify the value of automation, and create a foundation for more optimization in the future.