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Embracing Automation: Preparing the Workforce to Collaborate with Robots


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Seegrid works with customers to train their frontline men and women to be the first generation of automated robotics operators, supporting the transition to a robotics-integrated workforce, which ultimately enables companies to be more productive and makes human employees more valuable.

The new roles created by automating materials handling operations do not require a Ph.D. in computer science or an engineering degree. The human operators carry their prior knowledge of industrial vehicles into their new roles; this experience proves invaluable because they know the vehicles better than anyone else and have travelled the same paths as the vision guided vehicles (VGVs) themselves. But these new roles still require training to learn new skill sets.