Press Release: 4 May 2016,
Omni-Channel Delivery Solutions – Automated Guided Vehicles & Warehousing Solutions
The home-grown pioneer Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) manufacturer The Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Ltd. offers technology-intensive solutions for the manufacturing sectors including the automotive segment, as well industrial and defence applications and is forging advanced autonomous products with a synchronized structure between users and technological partners enabling a better future of industry with efficient machinery and improved outcome.
Need of the Solutions & Introduction to AGVs
To make the processes much simpler and more efficient with the reduction of manpower and failure rates, the concept of AGV’s were introduced into the industry. Machines were developed in such manner that they can offer more benefits over time with new progressions from the cutting-edge technology. Some of the benefits which come with the use of AGVs are- Removal of single point of failure resulting in higher system reliability, Movement of material and manpower across assembly line is not restricted, Independent station behavior is allowed, Configurable and easily modifiable behavior at each station and Independent AGV controller on each AGV.
A Step forward – Implementation of AGVs
Incorporating the research work which has been done for the self-driven vehicles, they developed the industrialized version of the same as AGV which are fully automatic driverless battery driven transport vehicles. AGVs safely transport all kinds of products without human intervention within production, logistic, warehouse and distribution environments: the clear way to reduce costs and to increase efficiency and profitability. From the small vehicles that can transfer the material from one point to another (Non-Process AGV), the technology has been steadily developed and modified the current structure of AGVs into more complex ones. The new versions of the AGV’s replaced the conventional conveyors, monorails and the overhead belts for the assembly operations.
A Boon to E-Commerce Industry – Warehousing Solutions
They recognized the problems which were prevalent in the market and to mitigate them, they worked towards providing turnkey customized solutions for fulfillment centres and warehouse solutions in terms of storing, retrieving, sorting and dispatch. The solutions are modular which can further be customized to the exact needs depending on the number of SKU’s handled, current storage capacity, picking, average orders handled per day and replenishment process.
Moreover, The Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Ltd. also delivers customized solutions for warehousing industry. For the MCFS solutions, the AGVs they made were able to address main challenges faced by e-commerce today including extreme peak season/day volumes, small number of items per order, large number of SKUs, high rate of customer return and optimal use of space among others.
The industrial application has been implemented while leveraging cost efficiency and productiveness through robotic solutions for Manufacturing Industries. This also includes maintaining high throughput warehouses for e-commerce companies. The automotive sector, where it has a number of customers, including VE Commercial Vehicles, Ford, Toyota, John Deere, and HMSI, currently contributes nearly 80 per cent of HRS turnover.
Future of Technology – What we aspire?
After delivering the internationally competing technology of AGVs which served the needs of the industry proficiently, they are looking forward towards futuristic solutions called Autonomous Intelligent Vehicles (AIVs), which are a generation ahead of AGVs in functioning and productivity. AIVs come with built-in intelligence and can handle a whole lot of additional operations as compared to conventional AGVs.
The future roadmap of the company includes continual development of more proficient robotic solutions, which will include more intelligent robots which can optimize the inventory by performing tasks like scheduling, understanding the kind and quantity of materials to be moved, etc. These types of solutions are known as Lean Material Flow (LMF) robotics – having enhanced intelligence, predictability and consistency, which help in achieving greater lengths with improved process efficiency, faster turnaround time which translates into significant cost benefits to the customer.
This technology exhibits great scope of expansion as the current market is evolving. Firstly, there is a rapid growth in the number of foreign players with much better knowledge of robotic solutions entering the market which creates a positive domain for competition. Another pressing factor is that customer is now smarter and well-aware of the needs while keeping tabs on the available options, which encourages the creation of better functioning solutions and feasible implementations.
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