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Forklift automation

Learn about forklift automation in this AGV dictionary article.

Forklifts are used to transport various loads using forks, typically pallets or containers from one location to another.

Manual forklifts are used for picking up, moving and stacking material, organizing the material flow etc. Manual operation includes the possibility of damages to both humans and materials.  

Automated forklift system

The main benefits of forklift automation are: AGVs are more efficient than manual forklifts as they operate continuously 24/7 without fatigue. AGVs can be used for repetitive tasks to improve safety and reduce labor costs, and free up human resources for more value-added activities. They provide a flexible and scalable solution for material handling tasks, making them an invaluable tool in manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, and distribution.

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