SUSTAINABLE INTRALOGISTICS?
YES - THAT WORKS.

Replacing existing intralogistics systems with retrofit projects instead of "throwing them away".

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF
SUSTAINABLE INTRALOGISTICS FOR YOUR COMPANY?

Fb Industry Automation sees sustainability as a long-term opportunity with scope for often untapped potential for the environment, customers and also staff.

WHAT DOES SUSTAINABILITY LOOK LIKE WITHIN INTRALOGISTICS?

Efficient material flows and carefully considered automation are of the utmost importance when it comes to the success of internal company procedures. Sustainable aspects also provide under-appreciated benefits, particularly regarding costs, product quality and also delivery times Ecological improvements therefore also give your company measurable financial benefits.

Are you wondering what specific measures you can take in your company to ensure greater sustainability as part of the automation of storage logistics?

INTELLIGENT USAGE OF STORAGE SPACES

Automatic high-bay warehouse or vertical storage systems make optimum use of the available space in your warehouse.

MINIMISE ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Technological updates in your warehouse pay for themselves. On the one hand, they lower your costs significantly and on the other, they also mitigate damaging effects to the environment. On the one hand, they lower your costs significantly and on the other, they also mitigate damaging effects to the environment.

OPTIMISE WAREHOUSE PROCESSES

Individual areas and material flows can be networked together with automated warehouse processes. You also save time and reduce errors during picking. You also save time and reduce errors during picking.

AVOID UNNECESSARY TRIPS AND OPTIMISE NECESSARY PROCESSES

By analysing of transport routes in your company, it is possible to find more efficient processes for material flows when transporting your goods. As a result, you save money and time.

SAVE ENERGY RESOURCES IN INTRALOGISTICS

Converting to modern insulation systems, LED lights, energy-efficient drives for your conveyor and production technology, as well as intelligent heating and cooling systems or similar also dramatically reduce energy consumption.

AVOID HARMFUL PACKAGING

As an environmentally-conscious company, use is made of ecological and recyclable packaging materials.

AS WELL AS THESE OPTIONS, THERE ARE OTHER IMPORTANT ASPECTS THAT SHOULD BE ACTIVELY AND PASSIVELY IMPROVED. FOR EXAMPLE, THESE INCLUDE:

Automated transport systems (ATS)

Automated transport systems (ATS) or also automated guided vehicles (AGV) in intralogistics are not just efficient, but also go a long way in compensating for a shortage of specialists. They also handle simple activities or transportation of heavy goods to ease the load on your staff.

Automation of data and information

Artificial intelligence is now also an indispensable part of intralogistics. It helps make processes simpler, faster and more sustainable. Automated systems combined with artificial intelligence optimise processes and enable weaknesses to be detected. Fb Industry Automation also heavily relies on these technologies, such as when optimising the choice of storage location or increasing the throughput.

Customised, automated shelving systems

The use of automated solutions, specially tailored to your requirements and implemented to this effect means you can best exploit your potential and be ideally equipped for future developments. At Fb Industry Automation, we take potential expansion options into account even during initial planning. This means that you can quickly and ecologically adapt your intralogistics systems to satisfy new requirements. We create sustainable solutions for you and the environment.

We create sustainable solutions for you and the environment. Would you like a sustainability analysis for your company? Our Fb team of experts will be in contact with you soon.

REPLACE OR DISCARD?

When the aim is to make your company more sustainable then new systems are not always the first and best solution. Did you know that you can also refurbish your existing systems and bring them right up to date? Our Retro-Fit initiative means you can save money compared to buying new equipment whilst also having a positive impact on the environment.

“Our aim is to update the existing material flows of our customers. We are against senseless scrapping of perfectly functional systems. Our retrofit revolution is the solution for initial automation of manual storage logistics as well as system expansion and individual shuttle solutions.“ says managing partner Werner Frissenbichler.

Do you also want to combat senseless scrapping? If so, then the team at Fb Industry Automation is an excellent starting point! As an initial step, we analyse the current processes and data in your systems together with you. . A checklist is used to check different aspects and to identify potential for improvements. This is necessary as there are a wide range of optimisation options. Our specialist intralogistics team will be delighted to advise you.

SUMMARY: WHY A GREEN STRATEGY ALSO MAKES SENSE FOR YOUR COMPANY.

The market situation, competitors, and customer requirements all increasingly demand that companies act with an environmental conscience. Even though switching to sustainability appears to be a major challenge at first glance, a major effect can be achieved by taking smaller optimisation measures or by renovating your systems. Best of all – we are joining you on this green and important path, as it is our vision to equip your company with efficient intralogistics solutions.

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