"Inside a logistics center 4.0: the advantages of automation in the warehouse". This was the “journey” the Ferretto Group proposed to the participants of the “Automation for intralogistics” webinar organized by Logistica Efficiente on July 7, 2021. It was an event with an interesting topic which the Ferretto Group wanted to expand on by presenting some reflections on the current and future importance of automation in logistics as well as a case study in order to demonstrate the “hands on” benefits an automated storage system for efficient production processes and the resulting increased competitiveness of a company. Specifically, the case study illustrated by Marcello Vergano, Automation Product Manager at Ferretto Group, concerned the system designed and built for ISB Industries: a system that enabled a three-fold increase in storage capacity and improved the traceability and management of the goods. Here is a summary of the presentation.
In order to talk about intralogistics automation, it is first of all necessary to talk about the context in which companies operate today. As in other sectors, the effect of digitalization in logistics is certainly felt and new technologies open up new and interesting possibilities:
In this context, and in the face of these demands, automated solutions offer concrete advantages, including: