Analyst insight: As online shoppers demand greater convenience, retailers are seeking new and inventive ways to meet their busy schedules. Micro-fulfillment centers (MFCs) are rapidly gaining momentum as a low-investment, low-operating-cost solution to provide fast, local deliveries. There’s no shortage of automated solutions coming to market that promise unlimited order fulfillment capacity. Today’s automated, small-format
Intralogistics company Dematic recently announced at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Conference & Expo the expansion of its Dematic Micro-Fulfillment solution for general merchandise and apparel industries. “The retail market is ripe for automation disruption, demonstrated by the immediate interest we’ve received from leading retail brands wanting to know more about micro-fulfillment,” said Hasan Dandashly, Dematic President and CEO.