“Recent consumer studies have shown increased online purchases by 28% globally and buy online / pick up in-store is expected to increase by more than 60% in 2020,” said Feuell. Consumers want seamless integration between online and in-store shopping, buying and delivery experiences, and companies are adapting by deploying micro-fulfillment strategies, relying on automation solutions to improve speed and accuracy of order processing, fulfillment and delivery, and to optimize productivity and return on investment.”

Source: Warehouse Automation Invest Up Due to COVID-19 | Material Handling and Logistics