Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS)

An Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) refers to a variety of computer-controlled methods for automatically depositing and retrieving loads to and from defined storage locations within manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments. They are compact machines that utilise the unused high level space of a plant or warehouse for the storage of products. Items can be placed in specific locations either on pallets, trays or hanging from bars and can be accessed very easily. They are used to automatically to retrieve and put away products and can operate within a very narrow high space.

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CI Logistics installs garment system for 4 million units at Clipper

CI Logistics installs garment system for 4 million units at Clipper

CI Logistics has designed, manufactured and installed a garment handling and storage system with the capacity to store up to four million units at Clipper's new deconsolidation centre at Wynyard Park near Teesport.

Russian apparel retailer relies on TGW technology

Russian apparel retailer relies on TGW technology

Gloria Jeans has celebrated major success and rapid growth since it was founded in 1988 and is now claimed to be the largest Russian retailer specialising in fashion apparel, footwear and accessories.

Dematic delivers for Tesco home grocery delivery

Dematic delivers for Tesco home grocery delivery

Dematic has provided Tesco with an automated materials picking and handling system for Tesco's 120,000 square foot grocery fulfilment centre located in Enfield

Engineering the future

Engineering the future

Global provider of automated warehouse solutions, Swisslog, is aiming for a more sustainable future with its new apprentice scheme, offering young people the chance to develop key business skills and build-long term careers within the materials handling industry.

Five leading brands – one new Group

Five leading brands – one new Group

The product and marketing strengths of five industry-leading brands have been combined to form RediGroup - a new business group in the materials handling space.

Knapp solution for Boots UK scoops fifth award

Knapp solution for Boots UK scoops fifth award

The handling system supplied by warehouse automation specialist, Knapp AG, to Boots UK at its new distribution facility in Burton-upon-Trent has won the prestigious Retail Award at the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

Knapp to supply 'the world's largest shuttle storage system' for Hugo Boss

Knapp to supply 'the world's largest shuttle storage system' for Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss, the international fashion and lifestyle brand, has commissioned Knapp to supply the warehouse automation for its new distribution centre in Filderstadt, Germany.

Kuehne + Nagel exclusive healthcare logistics provider of Bayer in Chile

Kuehne + Nagel exclusive healthcare logistics provider of Bayer in Chile

Kuehne + Nagel has been awarded an exclusive contract to manage the logistics activities for Bayer HealthCare Chile – including warehousing, laboratory testing, quality control and distribution.

Vanderlande Industries receives Cradle to Cradle certification

Vanderlande Industries receives Cradle to Cradle certification

Vanderlande Industries has received Cradle to Cradle Certification Silver for its sustainable Blueveyor.

FPS Lanka launches warehouse and 3PL operations

FPS Lanka launches warehouse and 3PL operations

Projects FPS - the recently-established project forwarding and third-party logistics arm of Famous Pacific Shipping Lanka has launched a dedicated logistics centre incorporating a document storage and archiving facility.