IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center in the United States, 2018

IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center in the United States, 2018
This IDC study presents the results of IDC's 2018 Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center MaturityScape Benchmark Survey and should be viewed as a supplement to IDC MaturityScape: Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center 1.0. Together, they provide a comprehensive overview of IDC's autonomous mobile robots in the warehouse and fulfillment center maturity model. This document enables organizations to:Assess the current state and readiness of their AMR in the warehouse and fulfillment center policies and procedures. Benchmark AMR use and policy maturity against the maturity level of peers.Uncover maturity gaps and identify areas in need of improvement to support AMR best practices."Autonomous mobile robots today are helping organizations adapt to the constantly evolving demands on their warehouses and fulfillment centers by improving productivity, increasing efficiency, reducing cost, and enabling scalability," says John Santagate, research director, IDC's Commercial Service Robotics. "As companies look for ways to accelerate delivery to the customer and manage increasing product mix in their facilities, AMRs help by enabling people to focus less on moving things from point A to point B and focus more on performing tasks that better align to the needs of the customer."

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Executive Summary
Analysis of Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center Maturity Benchmark Data
Stages of the Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center Maturity Framework
Survey Findings: Maturity Distribution Across Stages
Dimensions of the Autonomous Mobile Robot in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center Maturity Framework
Survey Findings: Maturity Distribution Across Dimensions
Evaluating Autonomous Mobile Robots in the Warehouse and Fulfillment Center Maturity: Survivors and Thrivers
Survey Findings: Comparison of Survivors and Thrivers
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