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What does the warehouse of the future look like?
business robotics automation 3d printing operations management supply chain inventory management innovation idea generation operational planning packaging
$1,600
top 50%
149
submissions
DONE
12 months ago
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We are looking for extreme creativity and out of the box thinking for this project. Think as far out as 2050 when you are envisioning the future of warehouses and associated technology!

The manufacturing factory and warehouse environment for consumer goods is changing with the development of new technologies, including Internet of Things, wearables, 3D Printing and robotics/automation to meet increasing consumer demands such as same-day delivery requirements.

 At present, manufacturers produce and store their consumer goods in bulk on pallets– often moving the goods around the warehouse via forklifts and managing the storage of products through a racking system. This is today, but what does this manufacturing or warehouse environment look like in 20 years’ time and beyond? For instance, transporting goo