Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) provide a cost-efficient, automated solution to transport pallets, cartons and products throughout your warehouse, or manufacturing, facility.

AGV Straddle 1440x1440

How do you select the best AGV or AGC for your warehouse or manufacturing facility?

Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) and Automated Guided Carts (AGC) use similar operational components and navigation methods. Each is versatile and can offer flexibility to move a load from point A to point B. The right choice for your facility depends on the environment, long-term logistics, budget and the intended application. Comparing your business objectives with the functional capabilities of an AGV or AGC will give you an overview of which solution is best.

Typically, AGCs are better suited to lighter (up to 450kg) tasks in simple loop circuits, e.g., moving components from storage areas to assembly and production lines. For more complex, or heavy tasks, an AGV may be more suitable, given its advanced navigation technology and ability to transport heavy, or uniquely shaped, loads.

AGV Tugger Hero
Case Study

AGV Tuggers Safely Transport 65,000 lbs. of Glass

Scott engineers designed a Laser-Guided Tugger vehicle to move cart-trains weighing up to 65,000 pounds of palletised glass for a significant North American food and beverage customer.

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