The forklift is a long-standing symbol of the warehousing and now forklifts are being digitalized to create the smart forklift of the future.

To do this, the forklift has been newly equipped with multiple IoT sensors for automatic identification, asset tracking, and geolocation using real-time location system (RTLS) sensors.

This infrastructure-based RTLS makes the forklift not only location-aware but part of a comprehensive system in which the location and movement of all objects are known in real-time resulting into 12 main advantages of forklift of the future.

Here is an infographic from Sewio Networks that details the forklift of the future.

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Creating the Forklift of the Future

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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