Checking inventory fully automatically every night without the need for staff and having the perfect data in the system the next morning? This would be an important step, especially for sensitive markets such as the food and pharmaceutical industries, as the improved data quality would reduce stock shortages and also avoid production stops that would otherwise often be necessary.
Controlling automated guided vehicles is complex – and this is particularly true for holistic process optimization. A standardized interface now simplifies communication and enables the operation of heterogeneous fleets with vehicles from different manufacturers. The possibilities of the VDA 5050 standard are manifold.