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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Geek+ and Körber announce global partnership for AMR deployment

Geek+ and Körber announce global partnership for AMR deployment

Geek+, a global AMR leader, and Körber, the global supply chain technology solutions provider from software to materials handling automation, have begun a global strategic partnership.

inconso and Zalando continue their collaboration

inconso and Zalando continue their collaboration

Logistics software specialist inconso supports fashion retailer Zalando in controlling logistics automation components with inconsoWCS.

NewCold grows again as demand for cold storage outstrips supply

NewCold grows again as demand for cold storage outstrips supply

In response to continued demand from the food manufacturing sector the automated cold storage specialist, NewCold, is opening a new deepfreeze facility in Corby this October and expects to see the first pallets arriving only one year later.

CargoLogicAir implements CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution for their resumed freighter operations

CargoLogicAir implements CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution for their resumed freighter operations

CargoLogicAir has implemented CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution - flying again to provide much needed freighter capacity supporting the global supply chain in these challenging times. After suspending operations in February, CargoLogicAir (CLA) resumed operations in April with two B747-400F to transport personal protective equipment (PPE) for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS).

Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive

Kardex acquires majority share in Robomotive

Kardex has acquired the majority share in the Dutch company Robomotive. Founded in 2011, the company develops and implements smart robot technologies.

Port of Gothenburg offers inland storage of imported goods

Port of Gothenburg offers inland storage of imported goods

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.

Westfort builds smartest meat company with new intralogistics

Westfort builds smartest meat company with new intralogistics

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.

New head of operations appointed at Reed Boardall

New head of operations appointed at Reed Boardall

Yorkshire-based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Patrick Haslam as head of operations in its cold store division.

Aggreko launches emergency cold storage unit

Aggreko launches emergency cold storage unit

Cold storage warehouses will be able to immediately recover from breakdowns due to Aggreko’s new temporary air cooled low temperature AC units.

UNEX Manufacturing showcases latest order picking solutions at ProMat 2019

UNEX Manufacturing showcases latest order picking solutions at ProMat 2019

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.

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