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.

RSS

Your automated storage questions answered online

Your automated storage questions answered online

RediTechniX – part of the RediGroup group of specialist materials handling companies – has introduced an online advice portal that allows visitors to the company's website to have their automated pallet storage and retrieval systems-related questions answered by an industry expert.

Mezzanine is inspired choice for more storage

Mezzanine is inspired choice for more storage

The new warehouse operated by the Inspire Community Trust in the London Borough of Bexley makes maximum use of available space with a mezzanine floor and shelving installed by storage specialist Romstor and a Mezz Lift goods lift designed and manufactured by Penny Hydraulics.

National warehousing honours for ESE at 'industry Oscars'

National warehousing honours for ESE at 'industry Oscars'

Norwich based industrial and warehousing supplies company ESE Direct is celebrating after being recognised by its peers in the industry equivalent of the Oscars for the third successive year.

Bin intelligence powers Porsche spare parts store

Bin intelligence powers Porsche spare parts store

A total of 168,000 bins and trays, supplied by Bito, are used in the automated small parts store of German sports car manufacturer Porsche, at its central spare parts warehouse in Sachsenheim.

Kuehne + Nagel retain RediRack as preferred racking suppliers

Kuehne + Nagel retain RediRack as preferred racking suppliers

Global provider of fully integrated supply chain solutions, Kuehne + Nagel, has signed a preferred supplier agreement with pallet racking expert RediRack.

Kasto wins Materials Handling Safety award

Kasto wins Materials Handling Safety award

At this year's IMHX international materials handling and logistics exhibition, held at Birmingham's national exhibition centre in March, Kasto won the BITA (British Industrial Truck Association)-sponsored IMHX Design 4 Safety Award 2013 in the category: Specialist Winner, Racking & Storage.

Clydebuilt ticks all the right boxes for Flostream

Clydebuilt ticks all the right boxes for Flostream

Flostream Ltd has been providing smart logistic and mailing services to a diverse customer base for over 25 years. With many consumers opting to shop online the Berkshire-based Flostream has enjoyed a 20% increase in e-commerce customers last year alone.

Deputy PM announces £1m RediGroup grant

Deputy PM announces £1m RediGroup grant

Yorkshire-based RediGroup – manufacturer and supplier of a full range of turnkey and stand-alone handling and storage solutions – has received a grant of in excess of £1 million from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

CI Logistics installs garment system for 4 million units at Clipper

CI Logistics installs garment system for 4 million units at Clipper

CI Logistics has designed, manufactured and installed a garment handling and storage system with the capacity to store up to four million units at Clipper's new deconsolidation centre at Wynyard Park near Teesport.

Russian apparel retailer relies on TGW technology

Russian apparel retailer relies on TGW technology

Gloria Jeans has celebrated major success and rapid growth since it was founded in 1988 and is now claimed to be the largest Russian retailer specialising in fashion apparel, footwear and accessories.

Editorial: +44 (0)1892 536363
Publisher: +44 (0)208 440 0372
Subscribe FREE to the weekly E-newsletter