Mike Kotzian, Managing Director of Kivnon USA, the leader in developing, designing, producing, and distributing automated guided vehicles (AGVs), recently discussed how ROI is dependent on calculating the date of delivery and installation. The recent article can be read in The Manufacturing Report magazine here.
Kotzian noted, “So much emphasis has been placed on features, advantages, and benefits; too little attention has been paid to delivery dates. The best automation solution on paper means nothing if it cannot be delivered in 2022. Selling the sexy sizzle of new, clever, even remarkable AGVs means nothing if manufacturers and distribution centers cannot take delivery of the product until 2023. Throughout industrial manufacturing and distribution the lead time from many AGV manufacturers is more than a year. That means product ordered in Q1 2022 will not be delivered until the following year. That is an absurd lead time and reflects poor planning and unnecessary supply chain constraints.”
According to Kotzian, solving the immediate challenges in production by delivering product in Q3 2022 and mitigating the hiring constraints plaguing industrial HR managers are top priorities.
Kivnon will be exhibiting at MODEX 2022 in Atlanta from March 28 – 31 at Booth #C5488.
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Kivnon offers a wide range of autonomous vehicles (AGVs/AMRs) and accessories for the transport of goods, using magnetic navigation or mapping technologies, that adapt to any environment and industry. The company offers an integral solution to customers. Kivnon products are characterized by their robustness, safety, precision, and high quality. Each product has been designed with a user-friendly philosophy creating a pleasant, simple to install, and intuitive work experience.
Mike Kotzian, Managing Director for Kivnon USA based in Farmington Hills, Michigan noted, “Kivnon advises, installs, performs maintenance, and offers exceptional after-sales service. We consolidate our commitment to technological innovation and continuous improvement in all products.” Kotzian can be reached on LinkedIn.
The company offers a wide range of mobile robotics solutions automating different applications within the automotive, food and beverage, logistics and warehousing, manufacturing, and aeronautics industries. Follow Kivnon on Twitter @KivnonUSA.
Company Name: Kivnon
Contact Person: Mike Kotzian
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Phone: (810) 220-9304
Address:37640 Hills Tech Drive
City: Farmington Hills
Country: United States