Strategically Leverage Automation for Competitive Advantage

Automation is increasingly used in distribution, fulfillment and manufacturing operations in response to today’s tight labor market and rising labor and fulfillment costs. However, determining the right application for robotics and automation solutions is critical for delivering targeted results, return on investment and competitive advantage.

enVista brings a dedicated team of robotics, labor management, facility design and systems implementation experts to help you project and model an optimal approach to both your distribution center labor productivity and automation. From proof of concept, to implementation, to program management and training, we can address all of your requirements.

enVista’s Robotics & Automation Solutions

enVista uniquely combines nearly 20 years of experience in supply chain strategy, operations and systems implementation to deliver exceptional results for our clients. Our recognized robotics and facility design team has helped dozens of world-leading brands determine how to optimize existing facilities and design/build greenfield facilities to meet long-term objectives.

We are not a material handling equipment or robotics company in the business of selling you expensive and unnecessary equipment. Rather, we develop and provide unbiased, customized solutions that address each of your unique business requirements.

Benefits of enVista’s Robotics and Automation Solutions:

  • Expertise – We bring decades of deep consulting and solutions delivery expertise – and we partner with you throughout the entire project to ensure your success
  • Proof of Concept – Leverage our in-house, state-of-the-art robotics and engineering facility to assess and test automation practices specific to your operations
  • Balanced Approach to Automation – Determine if/which processes can and should be handled by robotics based on efficiencies, cost vs. savings and time to value
  • Get the Outcomes You’re Seeking – Realize increased efficiencies, reduced costs, lower cost per unit and a reduced risk of injury

Meet Our Industry Expert

Mike Kasperski

Mike Kasperski, Managing Partner, leads enVista’s Facility Design practice and brings more than 30 years of experience in the material handling industry, including system design and implementation. Throughout his career, Mike has provided material handling solutions for companies such as The Sports Authority, Random House, McGraw Hill, Staples, Kohl’s, Anheuser-Busch, Kimberly Clark, FedEx and many more.

enVista Robotics and Automation Proof of Concept Overview

What can you expect from an engagement with enVista? Our cross-functional team of consulting, operations and automation experts will work closely with you to:

  • Determine the optimal mix of automation and labor/labor productivity solutions
  • Develop economic payback analysis and return on investment
  • Engineer custom solutions to meet future production and throughput goals
  • Develop proof of concepts and prototypes in our Robotics Lab
  • Complete field acceptance to meet production rate criteria
  • Deliver your distribution center automation solution and validate it in the field
  • Provide training and change management, as needed
  • Develop a thorough labor productivity program, as needed