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Autonomous transportation - material handling design

Bengtsson, Jennifer (2020) In Diploma work IDEM05 20201
Industrial Design
Abstract
This thesis was initiated with Toyota Material Handling Europe. The aim of the project was to find a business area in the world of material handling, and develop a conceptual design fulfilling the material handling need.

Stepping outside of what is considered conventional material handling, I looked for a new context within consumer trends and future predictions.

I found a correlation between the use of vertical space, consumer trends, urbanisation and the interest in food. Leading to urban vertical farming, specifically to the company Plantagon that developed an agricultural architecture providing a solution for future food production.

Plantagon had a solution for how to grow food. However, the distribution of the produce was not... (More)
This thesis was initiated with Toyota Material Handling Europe. The aim of the project was to find a business area in the world of material handling, and develop a conceptual design fulfilling the material handling need.

Stepping outside of what is considered conventional material handling, I looked for a new context within consumer trends and future predictions.

I found a correlation between the use of vertical space, consumer trends, urbanisation and the interest in food. Leading to urban vertical farming, specifically to the company Plantagon that developed an agricultural architecture providing a solution for future food production.

Plantagon had a solution for how to grow food. However, the distribution of the produce was not solved. This was the starting point for the outcome of the project; an internal autonomous delivery system. (Less)
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Bengtsson, Jennifer
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IDEM05 20201
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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Diploma work
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ISRN : LUT-DVIDE/ EX--20/50499-SE
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English
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9026719
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  abstract     = {This thesis was initiated with Toyota Material Handling Europe. The aim of the project was to find a business area in the world of material handling, and develop a conceptual design fulfilling the material handling need.

Stepping outside of what is considered conventional material handling, I looked for a new context within consumer trends and future predictions.

I found a correlation between the use of vertical space, consumer trends, urbanisation and the interest in food. Leading to urban vertical farming, specifically to the company Plantagon that developed an agricultural architecture providing a solution for future food production.

Plantagon had a solution for how to grow food. However, the distribution of the produce was not solved. This was the starting point for the outcome of the project; an internal autonomous delivery system.},
  author       = {Bengtsson, Jennifer},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {Diploma work},
  title        = {Autonomous transportation - material handling design},
  year         = {2020},
}