Prologis is noticing a distinct increase in automation adoption in its warehouses amid the pandemic. 

Multiple factors are converging to drive this increase in automation, it says in a recent report. The pandemic is causing greater absenteeism, which is further stressing labor availability. As this is happening, technology is improving, which is expanding capabilities and reducing costs. Finally, labor-intensive operations, including e-commerce, are growing quickly. E-commerce users benefit from this technology and are leading adopters.


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