The Robot Revolution In Warehouses Could Be On The Cusp Of Exploding
In 2018, about 4,000 robotic warehouses were in operation around the globe, but by 2025, that number could spike as high as 50,000. Automated warehouses can cost as much as 20 times more to build than traditional ones. However, warehouse users can implement automation at a scale that not only makes sense for them, but can be changed as demands change. Rather than going on hiring surges which strain the labor market, operators could simply bring in more robotic reinforcements. Automation will disrupt the warehouse world similar to how flexible workspaces have been disrupting the office marketplace.