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Leveraging automated solutions for business success: Linkline's strategic approach to human-robot collaboration

Companies are constantly seeking innovative solutions to streamline their operations while maintaining service excellence. One such company, Linkline, embarked on a transformative journey towards automation, and their partnership with Dexory has yielded remarkable results.

In a recent webinar, Neil Poole, the IT Project Director at Linkline, shared insights into their collaboration with Dexory and the profound impact it has had on their day-to-day operations. Let's delve into the key highlights from the discussion.

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Introduction and day-to-day challenges

Linkline, a prominent third-party logistics provider, faced the typical challenges of the industry – striving for operational efficiency with fierce competition. With a diverse range of services and a commitment to delivering end-to-end solutions, Linkline looked for ways to enhance their processes while keeping costs in check.

The warehouse autonomous solution: Dextor

Dexory introduced Linkline to their warehouse intelligence platform combining hardware and software, an autonomous robot navigating and scanning warehouses to gather real-time data and generate actionable insights into DexoryView.

Warehouse automation solution: Dexory autonomous robot and digital twin platform

Human-robot collaboration: Enhancing jobs, not replacing them

A crucial aspect of Dexory's solution is the seamless integration of robots into the workforce. Neil emphasised the importance of enhancing collaboration between humans and robots to ensure safety and maximise efficiency. Linkline successfully integrated Dextor into their operations, achieving remarkable results.

Quantifying impacts and results on operations and new business

The true impact of automation in the inventory space extends beyond efficiency gains. Linkline experienced significant improvements in stock availability, data accuracy, and operational agility. By leveraging Dexy's capabilities, they were able to quantify these benefits and drive continuous improvement.

Also, leveraging autonomous solutions as a unique selling proposition (USP) can be a strategic move to attract major brands, especially during challenging economic conditions. Linkline showcased its ability to address the evolving needs of major brands, offering them tangible benefits such as cost savings, increased productivity, reliability, innovation, and competitive advantage.

Key takeaways and recommendations

Neil's journey with Dexory underscores the transformative power of automation in logistics operations. He highlights the importance of prioritising accuracy, time savings, and cost efficiency when considering automation solutions. By embracing automation, companies can unlock new levels of productivity and competitiveness in today's dynamic market.

Linkline's partnership with Dexory exemplifies how embracing innovation can drive tangible business outcomes in the logistics sector.

Playback the webinar to get more insights about how Linkline integrated Dextor to their team

Linkline and DexoryView: autonomous robot scanning warehouse inventory
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This company has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 849938