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    The Great Supply Chain Podcast


    The world of supply chain is anything but boring. Tecsys’ Adam Polka and guests shine a light on logistics and the remarkable stories that drive supply chain greatness. With more than three decades in supply chain, Tecsys is considered a visionary in the industry.

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    *NEW* Episode 17 What Impact Are Warehouse Robotics Having on the 3PL and Distribution Industries?

    In this episode, we jump into a conversation between Tecsys’ Maryah Merchant and Todd Boone, director of product management at Fetch Robotics, the Zebra Technologies subsidiary that pioneered on-demand automation, to examine how to make smarter and more informed automation technology decisions. 

    Warehouse automation is evolving at breakneck speeds, and it’s daunting to think about the kinds of robotics that are rolling into mainstream distribution environments. To unpack what is on the horizon in the warehouse robotics space, Todd shares his insights on the impact that automation is likely to have on the distribution and 3PL industries, and what to consider when looking at autonomous mobile platforms and technologies (AMR). Learn about warehouse design components to consider when looking at automation, the challenges and how to overcome them. 

    Our guest, Todd Boone, identifies the opportunities ahead and the hurdles to anticipate in automating both greenfield and brownfield warehouses, providing practical advice for those designing a one to five year warehouse automation roadmap. 



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