Digital and physical transformation of the workplace
Much is said about today’s digital transformations, but it is also essential to understand how the tools developed in this new technological era can modify the work environment.
This is because innovations change the way workers carry out daily tasks, how routine control occurs and favor the development of flows adapted to the needs of consumers.
However, it is precisely the variation in the desires of these consumers that impacted the work environment, mainly the organic change that the demographic layers related to the generations suffered and forced them to look for viable alternatives.
Now, we have more people in advanced ages and different age groups, this gives rise to more and more specific tastes and preferences. This transformation and globalization, with the intrinsic connection of nations, make demands even more frequent, in decreasing and inhomogeneous amounts.
Consequently, it is necessary to adapt the work environment to control all this renewal.
In logistics centers this is even clearer. Workers need to adapt the platform they work with to serve with more efficiency and organization, competing with other companies without overloading the current process.
In this regard, transforming the work environment by welcoming new technologies and modernizing routine is a positive approach to productivity.
Implementing digital and physical solutions
In recent years, we’ve seen digital enter physical work environments. Little by little, real-world activities could be digitalized or automated, obtaining more efficient results.
This has broken barriers that were previously insurmountable without the requirement for large staffs. Today, teams have alternatives that help them cope with demands. In this way, they have possibilities that improve their quality of life and of what is produced.
Industry performance is also optimized and there is a greater focus on the user experience. For this, not only the products are geared to the specifications of their needs, but the service and the way of production as well, covering more sustainable systems.
For this reason, integrating digital and physical innovations is essential, as it offers new alternatives that improve capacity and productivity in increasingly demanding markets.
Positive technologies that optimize the work environment
According to the Oxford dictionary , technology is the technique or set of techniques in a particular domain.
In the meantime, it is necessary to understand that technology does not concern only computational implementations, but also material, unconnected tools, allowing investment in all areas of activity.
These technologies can improve work environment organization and process control. Check below other changes that can be observed after the implementation of digital and physical solutions:
The implementation of facilities such as software can help in tracing routes that allow faster deliveries. In addition to delimiting a cohesive path, they identify spaces for traffic obstacles, quick exits and less tolls.
Others, such as handling and storage systems, facilitate picking and many other day-to-day warehouse tasks. In this way, the environment remains organized, with optimization of available space and verticalization of products.
For these reasons, technologies not only speed up the work of couriers, whether outsourced or in-house, but also reduce transport and inventory costs.
increase in integration
Interpersonal or industry integration is an unexpected benefit for many entrepreneurs, but observed in companies that have invested in modernization. Systems such as automation reduce errors and offer resources for workers to integrate teams and sectors in the search for even faster solutions using their own technologies.
And this integration is precisely what allows for control. From there, it is possible to mitigate more efficient responses and coordinate tasks without giving up what is working and generating good results.
Investment in training
Investment in training is a very evident change in companies that have invested in technology. As workers have the help of automation and other tools, such as Self-Supporters and Flow Racks, in performing repetitive tasks even more quickly, it is possible to transfer them to positions that require creativity.
For this, training becomes essential and very common in developing businesses. Collaborators are encouraged to study and often receive bonuses, as learning techniques is what will allow them to do professional and high-quality work.
The transformation of the work environment is evident in the face of the implementation of physical and digital solutions, and a real advantage both for companies that want to stand out in the face of competitiveness, and for the sector, which benefits from training and improving experience.
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(The text above was written using information from the websites: voitel.com.br, tiinside.com.br, avanade.com, Jornaldocomercio.com and totvs.com)