6 Benefits of Logistics Automation in a Transportation Management System

| June 6, 2016

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About a week and a half ago, we had an amazing guest blogger, Progressive Automations, give their thoughts into why Automation systems were the future of industrial automation. In the blog post, they touted that "movable and compact" were the type of systems we will see as the future of industrial automation. Sticking with the theme of automation, today we will focus on logistics automation. Now, automation, or automatic control, in general is known as the use of various control systems for operating equipment such as machinery, processes in factories, boilers and heat treating ovens, switching in telephone networks, steering and stabilization of ships or aircraft and other applications with minimal or reduced human intervention. Some processes have been completely automated.

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