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Select From the 8 Software Deployment Options to Support Warehouse Automation and Robotics

Published: 17 May 2019

ID: G00373062

Analyst(s): C. Klappich , Simon Tunstall


Demand for automated material handling equipment of many types is increasing in warehouses and distribution centers. This research guides supply chain leaders through considerations for each of the eight software choices when implementing or supporting automation in the warehouse environment.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use Gartner’s Toolkit to Assess the Complexity of Operations and the Level of Automation Used and Planned
  • Review the Different Types of Software Involved in Managing, Controlling and Optimizing MHE Automation and Material Flow
  • Select From the Eight Choices Associated With Supporting Automation in a Warehouse Environment

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