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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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.

Knapp's solution for WASI shows the nuts and bolts of automated order picking

Knapp's solution for WASI shows the nuts and bolts of automated order picking

When metal fastener supplier, WASI, needed to expand its logistics operations, it asked Knapp to provide an automated handling solution that would ensure delivery of the company's high customer service commitment.

Spirit Pub Company selects Kuehne + Nagel as its logistics partner for food service

Spirit Pub Company selects Kuehne + Nagel as its logistics partner for food service

Spirit Pub Company has awarded global logistics provider, Kuehne + Nagel, a long-term contract to handle the food service supply chain for its estate of more than 800 managed pubs across the United Kingdom.

Good relationship between BRT (Bartolini) and Vanderlande Industries results in 19th Posisorter order

The close cooperation between the Italian express freight operator BRT (formerly known as Bartolini) and Vanderlande Industries is continuing positively, and has now resulted in the 19th order by BRT for a sortation system from Vanderlande.

Pulleyn Transport invests in 3PL customer service with DeltaWMS warehouse performance system

Pulleyn Transport invests in 3PL customer service with DeltaWMS warehouse performance system

Reading-based Pulleyn Transport has installed warehouse performance system 'DeltaWMS' with RF scanning to enhance its 3PL offering for the company's 40+ customers.

Vanderlande Industries establishes local presence in Austrailia

Vanderlande Industries establishes local presence in Austrailia

Vanderlande Industries has opened a new office in Sydney in response to the increasing demand for smart material handling solutions in Australia.

Vanderlande Industries supplies new sorting system to Norway Post

Vanderlande Industries supplies new sorting system to Norway Post

Vanderlande Industries was recently awarded the contract for a new sorting system for Posten Norge AS (Norway Post).

Narrow focus wide options

Narrow focus  wide options

Steve Richmond, director of Jungheinrich UK's Systems and Projects Division, considers reasons for the growing interest in very narrow aisle (VNA) storage systems and describes developments in automated VNA technology.

Vanderlande Industries supplies an automated sorting system to TNT Hong Kong

Vanderlande Industries has provided an automated sorting system at the new regional hub built by TNT Express in Hong Kong to improve its operations in the Pearl River Delta area (South China).