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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Kion Group to become a global leader in intralogistics solutions by acquiring Dematic

Kion Group to become a global leader in intralogistics solutions by acquiring Dematic

The Kion Group AG ('Kion Group') will become one of the leading global providers of intelligent intralogistics solutions by acquiring Dematic, a best-in-class automation provider and specialist in supply chain optimisation.

OM Partners provides Suzhou Licheng packaging group with production planning and control system

OM Partners provides Suzhou Licheng packaging group with production planning and control system

Suzhou Licheng has chosen to implement the OMP Corrugated Board System in its new production facilities in Lingbi, Suzhou. OMP will be used for corrugator optimisation, production scheduling, shop floor control and management reporting.

New BITO UK facility officially open for growing business

New BITO UK facility officially open for growing business

BITO Group owner Fritz Bittmann cut the ribbon to open the new facilities of UK group company BITO Storage Systems, during a ceremony that also celebrated his 80th birthday.

Vanderlande’s award-winning ADAPTO ready for US market

Vanderlande’s award-winning ADAPTO ready for US market

Vanderlande launched its state-of-the-art ADAPTO system to the US market at MODEX 2016.

Logistics expansion powers Conrad Electronic

Logistics expansion powers Conrad Electronic

TGW has expanded an automated warehousing solution for Conrad Electronic, one of Europe's leading multi-channel retailers of electronics and household technology.

Inther automates warehouse American Dental Trading

Inther automates warehouse American Dental Trading

American Dental Trading (ADT), provider of dental supplies within the Benelux, is automating their existing warehouse in Oisterwijk (the Netherlands). ADT has chosen system integrator Inther Logistics Engineering BV as their partner.

Home furnishing warehouse system integration opens the door to greater efficiency

Home furnishing warehouse system integration opens the door to greater efficiency

What does it take to run what is described as 'the country's largest home furnishings store', Nebraska Furniture Mart's Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas location, a 1.3 million sq. ft. distribution centre with an attached warehouse and 560,000 sq. ft. retail showroom on 100 acres?

Swisslog wins award from Design-Build Institute of America

Swisslog wins award from Design-Build Institute of America

Randy Jennings, Director of Food and Beverage Sales at Swisslog Logistics, Americas has been identified as an integral part of the Primus and United States Cold Storage Distribution Team, winning a National Award of Merit.

Knapp celebrates apprentices’ success

Knapp celebrates apprentices’ success

Warehouse automation provider, Knapp UK Ltd, has recognised the successful completion of apprenticeship training by employees Amy Coltman and Sam Haynes with a presentation ceremony at the company's head office.

Dematic introduces new suite of intra-logistics solutions

Dematic introduces new suite of intra-logistics solutions

Dematic, a supplier of intra-logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution centre, has introduced a new suite of solutions for receiving, storage, order fulfilment, buffer staging, packing and palletising.

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