UK independent parcel carrier Yodel, has announced the launch of a bespoke semi-automated sort, which it claims has been designed to revolutionise the handling of large, out of gauge and delicate parcels.
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.
Nov 22, 2018 Comments (0)
French retail giant E.Leclerc has signed a contract with Vanderlande for the delivery of an automated case picking solution – STOREPICK – at its Scadif distribution centre (DC), located southeast of Paris.
Sep 12, 2018 Comments (0)
Vanderlande has developed a 'cobot application' (a robot physically capable of working alongside human operators) together with leading Finnish trading company in assembly and fastening materials, Würth Oy, and its logistics software partner (Leanware Oy) in a shared pilot project.
Aug 28, 2018 Comments (0)
Watford-based Sigma Pharmaceuticals has installed automated handling systems from KNAPP as part of its long-term growth strategy.
Aug 28, 2018 Comments (0)
A great deal of potential in confined spaces: Haas is expanding the range of possibilities of its Multigrind® CA and CB grinding machines with a fully automated compact storage rack for up to 70 grinding wheels and up to 20 coolant protectors.
Jul 17, 2018 Comments (0)
Datalogic, the automatic data capture and process automation solutions provider, has introduced the new Falcon X4 Mobile Computer.
Jun 06, 2018 Comments (0)
Jungheinrich is building a semi-automatic finished goods warehouse for Germany's oldest noodle producer, die Erfurter Teigwaren GmbH, based in Erfurt, Thuringia.
Jun 05, 2018 Comments (0)
By Eric Lamphier, Senior Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates.
Modern supply chain and logistics professionals are grappling with the most challenging environment that they have ever faced, especially as one focuses to end point of retail commerce and consumption.
May 22, 2018 Comments (0)
Bi-colour crates are the latest addition to the Goplasticpallets.com website, highlighting how clever design can simplify storage handling.
UNEX Manufacturing introduces online configurator to speed custom designs for material handling structures and equipment
May 14, 2018 Comments (0)
UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the provider of order picking solutions, has introduced the UNEX Configurator, a design tool that generates a 3D image and bill of materials for users' custom carton flow solutions.