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Development trend of logistics technology and equipment

in recent two years, logistics has attracted more and more attention from enterprises. Many enterprises hope to introduce the concept of modern logistics management, rebuild their own logistics system with the help of modern logistics technology and equipment, so as to reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance market competitiveness. Facts have proved that it has become a shortcut for far sighted entrepreneurs to achieve success by realizing the modernization of enterprise logistics to improve the management level and maximize the profit space. The market demand for logistics equipment will increase significantly, providing a good development opportunity for the whole industry

according to functions, logistics equipment can be divided into: storage system with automatic three-dimensional warehouse as the core, including picking system; Information control system, etc. Logistics equipment develops and changes with the change of user demand and the improvement of science and technology. In the next few years, the development trend of logistics technology and equipment will show the following characteristics: progressiveness, informatization, diversity and professionalism, standardization and modularization, systematization and scalability, intelligence and humanization, greening and energy conservation. They are described below

1. Progressiveness

just like all industrial equipment, the performance of logistics equipment will be more and more advanced and the degree of automation will be higher and higher

specifically reflected in:

1) faster speed

the expansion of warehouse scale and rapid customer response are obviously a pair of contradictions. In order to complete the picking and distribution tasks in a very short time, we must continuously improve the operation speed and processing capacity of the new logistics force. Therefore, the stacker, picking system, conveying system and other logistics equipment are always working towards the goal of high-speed operation

2) higher accuracy

in addition to pursuing faster operation speed, higher accuracy is also the consistent requirement of customers for logistics equipment. Without accuracy, no matter how fast it is, it will be meaningless. Therefore, various manufacturers have adopted advanced technologies to meet customers' requirements for high-accuracy espionage of logistics equipment

3) better stability

in order to meet the immediate needs of customers, the distribution center puts forward high requirements for the stable and reliable operation of the logistics system; In manufacturing enterprises, logistics coordination is not production equipment, but it plays a great role in the efficient operation of production equipment. It is also not allowed to affect normal production due to frequent failures. Therefore, in order to ensure the continuous and safe operation of the logistics system, the high stability and high reliability of logistics equipment have been paid more and more attention by manufacturers, and the warranty period of logistics equipment has been gradually extended

in addition, the progressiveness of logistics equipment is also reflected in the continuous progress of production technology, which makes the production of 1. Circular arc synchronous gear belt products well controlled

2. Informatization

people pay more and more attention to information, which requires the high integration of logistics and information flow or off-line, making information technology gradually become the core of logistics technology. Logistics equipment and information technology have gradually become the core of logistics technology. The close combination of logistics equipment and information technology to achieve a high degree of automation is the future development trend

at present, more and more logistics equipment suppliers have changed from simply providing hardware equipment to providing the overall logistics system including control software, and have installed computer control devices on more and more logistics equipment, realizing the real-time monitoring of logistics equipment and greatly improving its action efficiency. The perfect combination of logistics equipment and information technology has become the goal pursued by all manufacturers and the embodiment of their competitiveness

the effective combination of high-tech and logistics equipment, such as fieldbus, wireless communication, data identification and processing, interconnection, has become the development mode of more and more logistics systems. Wireless data transmission equipment is playing a more and more important role in the logistics system. By using wireless data terminal, information such as goods receiving, storage, retrieval and replenishment can be transmitted to the control system in time, so as to achieve accurate control of inventory. By using the joint computer to command the accurate operation of logistics equipment, the error rate is almost completely eliminated, the system response time is shortened, the logistics equipment is effectively utilized, and the overall control is improved to a more efficient new level. Connecting the wireless data transmission system with the customer computer system to realize common operation can provide customers with real-time information management, which greatly improves the overall operation efficiency of customers and comprehensively improves the customer service level

3. Diversity and specialization

in order to meet the requirements of different industries and customers of different sizes for different functions, there are more and more forms of logistics equipment, and the degree of specialization is increasing

many logistics equipment manufacturers are committed to developing and producing a variety of products to meet the diversified needs of customers as their development direction over the past 15 years. The logistics equipment provided has also changed from general-purpose in the whole industry to design and manufacture according to the characteristics of different industries, from no field cooperation to adapting to the requirements of different environments and working conditions, and from one machine for multiple purposes to special machines. Yonghengli, a world-famous forklift enterprise, has more than 580 different models to meet the actual needs of customers. In addition, automatic three-dimensional warehouses, sorting equipment, shelves, etc. also have various forms of products subdivided according to different standards such as industry, purpose, scale, etc. Many manufacturers can also customize various logistics equipment for users according to their special conditions. It reflects a higher level of specialization

4. Standardization and modularization

at present, the characteristics of economic globalization are becoming increasingly obvious. China's entry into WTO has accelerated the internationalization process of enterprises. Logistics equipment also needs to move towards globalization. Only by realizing standardization and modularization can it be in line with international standards. Therefore, standardization and modularization have become the inevitable trend of the development of logistics equipment. Standardization includes both hardware equipment standardization and software interface standardization

through standardization, it can easily connect with logistics equipment or control systems produced by other enterprises, and provide customers with a variety of options. Special attention: the loading methods of the two experimental machines are also different, and the convenience of system implementation. Modularization can meet the diversified needs of customers. Different functional modules can be freely selected according to different needs. Flexible combination enhances the adaptability of the system. At the same time, the modular nodule can make the best use of the existing space and can be adjusted according to the changes in the scope of supply of the five principles of peaceful coexistence

5. Systematization and scalability

customers have higher and higher requirements for system integration of logistics equipment. The supplier shall formulate a system scheme according to the actual situation of the customer, and submit the logistics equipment with the same purpose for organic integration to achieve the best effect. The automatic three-dimensional warehouse, unmanned carrier, sorting system, robot system and other settings have different functions and strengths. Only by selecting the most appropriate products for comprehensive utilization under the overall planning can they show their abilities and maximize benefits. In order to make the system easy to integrate and have the best effect, it is best to choose the products of the same company for logistics equipment. Therefore, suppliers are all developing towards a set of logistics products with higher prices. For example, Dafu, Murata, Okamura, Siemens dematek and other companies can design and produce all logistics equipment by themselves to meet the overall requirements of customers

at the same time, customers' investment in the logistics system is often not achieved in one step and reserved capacity, but configured on demand, which requires considering the scalability of the system in the future. Of course, after the modular design of logistics equipment is realized, it can be easily expanded as required. Some logistics equipment can also be adjusted or expanded by changing the control software

6. Intelligence and humanization

the progress of science and technology has made logistics equipment pay more and more attention to intelligent and humanized design, so as to reduce the labor intensity of workers, improve the working conditions and make the operation easier

Linde, the world's leading company, has introduced a number of improved designs to make the forklift more humanized. For example, the low center of gravity design of forklift makes it more convenient to go up and down; Side seats make it easier to drive forklifts; Equipped with electronic steering function, no matter how many goods are handled, the required same steering force is less than 10 newtons, only 1/10 of that of the traditional stacking car, making the operation easier; Its automatic centering function and fault self diagnosis function make the forklift more intelligent

for another example, the operation interface of the above ground control panel of the stacker adopts the large screen touch screen and the man-machine dialogue mode. Various states and operation steps of the stacker can be clearly displayed, and it can be operated freely even if it is used for the first time. In the future, the intelligent operation panel with two or more different types of resins will become the preferred choice for more automatic warehouse system suppliers

7. Greening and energy saving

with the deterioration of the global environment and the enhancement of people's environmental awareness, some enterprises will give priority to green products or energy-saving products that cause little environmental pollution when selecting logistics equipment. Therefore, far sighted logistics equipment suppliers also began to pay attention to environmental protection and take effective measures to meet environmental protection requirements. For example, reduce the volume of irrigation and drainage area to the lowest level as far as possible; Adopt new devices and reasonable design to reduce the vibration, noise and energy consumption of equipment

in short, customer demand and scientific and technological progress will promote the continuous development of logistics technology and equipment. Logistics equipment suppliers should always pay attention to changes in market demand, adopt more advanced technologies, provide customers with satisfactory products and services, and improve the overall development level of the logistics industry. (end)

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