Of Robots and Men: Impacts of robotization on the contract logistics industry
In his study "Des robots et des hommes", "Of Robots and Men: Impacts of robotization on the contract logistics industry", Roland Berger analyzed the human and economic impact of robotization in logistics industry and examines the best ways to manage the transition and strengthen the French competitiveness in this field.
Automated solutions for logistics progressing at high speed since the web giants have made their key issue. Now, they allow to move human operators and machines within the same warehouse. The lower cost and maturity of solutions are such that the tipping point of favorable wide dissemination of warehouse robots is getting closer.
As a direct consequence, the robotization on logistics industry will remove up to 1.5 million direct jobs in Europe - if nothing is done to prepare the transition.
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Robots and Men - New French THINK-ACT : Impacts of robotization on the contract logistics industry