The design of a low-cost automatic ground vehicle for a warehouse stock management.
In this project the design of an automatic ground vehicle for use in warehouses is explained. Ecommerce has been growing rapidly across the globe because of the spread of the internet and due to the introduction and acceptance of secure digital payment systems. Volumes of products handled by online stores has been increasing exponentially because of increased demand. This has resulted in a need for online shops to automate some of their processes in order to make logistics more efficient. Automatic ground vehicles have been developed however they remain very expensive for small and medium businesses SMEs. In this project a low-cost automatic ground vehicle is developed to meet the needs of SMEs.
Capstone Project submitted to the Department of Engineering, Ashesi University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, April 2019
E-commerce, digital payment systems, logistics, stock management, warehouses