Autonomous Mobile Robots, or AMRs, have been widely touted for the benefits of implementing them into the workplace. Regardless of some controversy highlighted around potential issues such as replacing worker’s needed income and time-consuming onboarding procedures, AMRs have become a neatly integrated part of many workplaces.
Mobile robots can offer many benefits to those looking for a way to boost productivity and fill in the gaps of often monotonous manual labour roles. This can then allow for businesses to train their employees on advanced skill sets and higher-up roles.
4 ways that AMRs offer value
Here are some of the ways that AMRs can add value to a workplace:
- Transporting heavy items throughout a warehouse on high repetition. With a limited need for break (often only to recharge) this can lead to significantly higher results.
- AMRs can be programmed to train employees in new roles by leading them around the warehouse and instructing on which items to use and where they should go.
- Collecting waste and conducting other cleaning tasks. Relieving your staff of repetitive tasks can allow them to feel a higher job satisfaction by conducting jobs that are more interesting and offer a higher compatibility skill-wise.
- With built-in sensors that can detect obstacles and potential accidents, AMRs are made to avoid health and safety issues. This can offer a higher level of safety to your employees, leading in a longer time length of job retainment.
The above examples show that AMRs don’t necessarily have to compete with your staff’s occupation and job security. Instead, think of AMRs as a way to enhance the overall productivity of your business. This has the potential to allow employees to advance their knowledge and income, which can lead to satisfaction for both ends of the coin.