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DSV Cleaning Robots Tested at Roskilde Pharma Warehouse

DSV Cleaning Robots Tested at Roskilde Pharma Warehouse
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Danish transport and logistics company offering transport services worldwide by road, air, sea and train, DSV, has recently been testing robots in one of their pharma warehouse facilities in Roskilde, Denmark. For the storage and handling of pharma products, cleanliness is paramount along with other cleaning processes involved which becomes time-consuming when done manually, the new robot solution hopes to automate these processes.

DSV Director for Solutions Warehouses, Nikolaj Meyland-Smith said, “We are always looking for new ways to optimize our processes”

“The new robot will clean our floors and document the processes. It tells us in detail when, where and how the floors of the warehouse were cleaned.”

“When we automate documentation of the cleaning processes, we will have more time to focus on servicing our customers: handling their goods and performing value-added services.”

DSV hopes to free a lot of resources to focus on servicing the customers, while the robots take care of the cleaning across the company’s warehouse network.

DSV Manager for Warehouse Operations Roskilde, Jan Rudkjøbing said, “We already have several other robots, e.g. for packaging of the pharma products and wrapping robots used primarily for display co-packing. We generally try to automate processes where we can, so we can spend our time as efficiently as possible.”

Mr. Rudkjøbing  added, “automation is particularly relevant for pharma, because of the certification requirements.”

Both Jan Rudkjøbing and Nikolaj Meyland-Smith do not expect the warehouses being fully automated in the near future.

Mr. Meyland-Smith explained, “We want to stay flexible for our customers and be able to service their needs, also when their needs fluctuate. Fully automating a warehouse is a cumbersome process that doesn’t happen over-night”

Mr. Rudkjøbing added, “So we’re starting with the processes that can make a meaningful contribution to heightening the level of our services further.”

The robots, when installed are expected to clean 8,000-10,000 m2 per day but will mainly operate at night and when possible during the day.

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