No Risk Automation Magazine Talks AGV Selection


Monroe, NC -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/22/2014 -- The August 18th issue of No Risk Automation, a weekly e-news publication, referenced research from Modeling and Simulation in Engineering. The article examined the pick up-dispatching and delivery-dispatching of a multiple-load AGV system. The research concluded that by mixing different pick up-dispatching rules, several control strategies have been generated and the best control strategy determined.

This week’s newsletter discussed how AGV solutions are offered as an automatic solution for order picking, order putting, and transportation that improves accuracy and productivity by eliminating non-productive pre- and post-pick tasks.

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John Hayes is a solutions-finder for the material handling industry. For more than twenty years he has been evaluating, designing, developing, and implementing innovative software and hardware solutions for businesses in high-volume retail, wholesale (B2B), and direct-to-consumer (B2C) distribution systems. Hayes is a 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pros to Know” recipient with vast and specific expertise in automated guided vehicles (AGVs). This reputation has resulted in hundreds of systems for highly productive and cost-effective fulfillment centers and manufacturing plant designs. Hayes uses a vendor agnostic approach at NoRiskAutomation ( eliminating bias while avoiding the land mines and understanding the challenges.

NoRiskAutomation utilizes a unique 4-Step process which ensures that sound and smart technologies are utilized by clients worldwide. Having worked for some of the leading AGV manufacturers, Hayes brings a wisdom and insight to customers, who are often unaware of the pressured sales strategies and hidden costs used by AGV vendors. NoRiskAutomation is an organization founded by Hayes to inform and protect automation decision-makers with the motto: Get it right the first time. Follow Hayes on Twitter @NoRiskAutomate.

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