Over a quarter of warehouses have implemented automation by 2027

A new report from Interact Analysis projects that warehouse automation will continue to grow rapidly, with more than one-quarter of sites (26%) expected to have some form of automation installed by 2027.

The steep rise illustrates the impact of factors such as labor shortages and the acceleration in e-commerce fueled by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Momentum for the trend is also on track to buck restraints like a predicted fall of 35% in the number of new warehouses added to global building stock during 2023 compared with the previous year.

The sectors with the highest penetration rate of warehouse automation will be the food & beverage and the parcel areas, which act as “low-hanging fruit” due to the predictability of throughput and the size/weight of items handled.

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