Kardex has acquired the majority share in the Dutch company Robomotive. Founded in 2011, the company develops and implements smart robot technologies.
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.
Apr 13, 2020 Comments (0)
A sudden shift in demand for Swedish imported goods in the wake of the Coronavirus has led to a need for interim storage of goods that have already been ordered and are on their way to Sweden, mainly in containers.
Dec 05, 2019 Comments (0)
Westfort will improve and further expand internal logistics together with Inther Group. The total new construction at Westfort has already started in 2014. The current location in IJsselstein (NL) will now be expanded with a central processing location and integrated freezing storage with a surface area of no less than 38,000 m2.
Nov 19, 2019 Comments (0)
Yorkshire-based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Patrick Haslam as head of operations in its cold store division.
Apr 15, 2019 Comments (0)
Cold storage warehouses will be able to immediately recover from breakdowns due to Aggreko’s new temporary air cooled low temperature AC units.
Mar 19, 2019 Comments (0)
UNEX Manufacturing, Inc., the provider of order picking solutions, will be exhibiting its award-winning order picking and storage solutions at ProMat 2019, held from April 8-11 in Chicago, IL US at McCormick Place.
Nov 27, 2018 Comments (0)
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.
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.