AGVs (automated guided vehicles) increase efficiency and reduce costs by helping automate a warehouse as well as a production line.
AGVs offer a safe and predictable method of delivery, while avoiding interference with human and building factors. AGVs can operate almost around the clock, without the need for breaks and vacation time. In addition, AGVs operate in conditions that may not be suitable for human operators, such as extreme temperatures and hazardous environments.
Benefits of AGV’s
• Reduced labor costs
• Improved productivity
• Reduced product damage
• Improved efficiency
• Improved safety
• Improved flexibility
• Improved Material Accountability
The Basics of Automatic Guided Vehicles
Automatic Guided Vehicles are one of the most dynamic areas in material handling today, but in fact, the basic concept is at least 50-years old. In recent years advances in electronics and software have resulted in significant improvements in the functionality of guided vehicles. With today’s microprocessor technology giving users vastly superior flexibility and capability, and cost effectiveness to previous generations of AGV systems.
VGVs: The Next Generation
KMH is a proud partner with Seegrid who has designed the next generation of AGVs – Vision Guided Vehicles. VGVs navigate without wires, lasers, magnets, or tape, and deliver unmatched flexibility. Designed for simplicity and reliability, the Seegrid flexible automation solution is offered in a line of pallet trucks and tow tractors. Experience the maximum benefits of VGVs with Seegrid Supervisor to manage, monitor, and control a fleet of vehicles in context of your operation.
To learn more about how we can help you choose the best AGV or VGV for you contact us today at 888-564-7973 or fill-out the form below.