Why Companies are Digitalizing their Warehouse Environments

Why Companies are Digitalizing their Warehouse Environments

An in-depth look at the top challenges facing today’s warehouse operations and the benefits companies gain from digitalizing their forklifts and material handling equipment

Digitalization is critically needed to accommodate increasing e-commerce sales, support labor shortages in today’s market, and match the ever-present need to increase productivity with fewer resources. The digitalization movement requires industry-specific innovative thinking. Warehousing logistics and material handling are two areas where digitalization plays a crucial role in a company’s ability to meet changing needs while increasing profits.

As modern warehouses scale up to meet new market demands, they have become hotbeds for digitalization. In fact, in terms of material handling, logistics and supply chain association MHI reports that 83% of companies believe digital will become the predominant model within the next five years and 22% believe it already exists.