Retail Automation 101

Understanding which retail automation solutions will most benefit your business can be daunting.

That’s why we’re going to do a 10-part series highlighting some of the most popular retail automation equipment – everything from automated packing machines to conveyor systems to pallet wrappers…



We’ll explore the capabilities and business advantages of each system in detail, so keep an eye on your inbox in the coming weeks. 

But before diving into the specifics of the machines, it’s essential to consider some critical factors to find the right automation solution for your needs… 

Key Considerations for Choosing Retail Automation Equipment

  1. Volume and Throughput Requirements: High-volume operations need faster, more robust systems.

  2. Product Variety and Flexibility: Equipment should handle a wide range of product types and sizes.

  3. Space and Layout Constraints: Ensure the equipment fits within the existing space and workflow.

  4. Integration with Existing Systems: Compatibility with current software and hardware is crucial for smooth operations.

  5. Cost and Return on Investment (ROI): Evaluate the cost against the potential efficiency gains and savings.

  6. Maintenance and Support: Consider the availability of technical support and ease of maintenance.

It’s a worthwhile pursuit. Investing in the right end-of-line automation equipment can significantly enhance efficiency, reduce labor costs, and improve overall productivity for retailers.

Our engineers at Maryland-based Arnold Automation will provide a FREE consultation with your team to assess your needs and identify the best automation solutions for your business.

Call Arnold Automation at 855-276-6537 or submit a quick form and we’ll get right back to you.

Laura Cadden
Arnold Packaging & Arnold Automation
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