Any way you analyze it, 2020 will go down as a watershed year for the material handling industry. From the effects of COVID-19 on the workplace to the unprecedented (and continuing) jump in e-commerce, with the start of the new year, the material handling industry is deep into its new way of doing business, especially in warehouse execution systems or WES.
“Keeping that safe distance has meant a hit to productivity, says Dan Gilmore, Softeon’s chief marketing officer. “It’s so difficult to keep people apart in the workplace.”
Softeon has taken a different approach to workplace social distancing by focusing on task management through a combination of complex WES algorithms, IoT technology and machine learning.