How Do You Get Under a 12 Month ROI Using Automation, Carousels and Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs)?
Warehouse Automation and Finding a 12 Month and Under ROI
Very simply, the ROI allows you to determine how fast the money you have paid will be paid back and the future return on this investment.
First look at the labor savings. Depending on the application and type of equipment labor savings is often between 33% and 66%.
Calculate the space savings. Depending on your physical ceiling height and inventory it will range from 60% to 85%. What is the value of this space saved?
How much energy is saved?
Did it eliminate moving or new construction? If not, what is the value of the work that will be done in this new space? Will you manufacture a new line, increase production, distribute new products or offer new services?
This is a start!