How automated forklifts are transforming busy warehouses


Driverless vehicles might not yet feature on public roads, but automated forklifts have become a crucial part of modern warehousing and logistics operations. Working safely alongside humans, these robot helpers can take over the heavy lifting, leaving people to focus on more complex tasks.

Mitsubishi Logisnext’s next-generation automated forklifts find their way around busy warehouses using a laser-guided system that maps the layout, and a detection system that recognizes obstacles. And recently, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group announced a new solution concept for automation and intelligence in logistics equipment, called ΣSynX.

Watch this short video to discover how today’s automated forklift technology is transforming warehouse and logistics operations.

Johnny Wood

Johnny Wood

Johnny Wood has been a journalist for over 15 years working in different parts of the world – Asia, Europe and Middle East. He specialises in the energy transition, sustainability and innovation.

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