With distribution centres across the UK seeing greater pressures since the start of the pandemic, leading health and safety expert, Bureau Veritas, says mechanical inspections on work equipment must be prioritised alongside Covid-19 health and hygiene measures, in order to ensure upmost safety for employees in this increasingly in-demand industry.
Sortation Conveyor Systems & Sortation Technology
A conveyor is a mechanised piece of handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another. There are many types of conveyor depending on the application and environment. Within a warehousing environment a Pallet Conveyor or a Mezzanine Floor Conveyor can be used to transport goods from one location to another. Within a postal environment a Belt Conveyor or Roller Conveyor can be used to move parcels and letters. Specialist Garment conveyors are used within the apparel industry and other types of conveyor include Gravity Roller Conveyors, Lineshaft Roller Conveyors, Modular Plastic Chain Conveyor and Stainless Steel Conveyor. A conveyor system can be used in overhead applications or mounted on the floor. They can be fixed to a specific location or can be mounted on wheels.
Apr 12, 2021 Comments (0)
Ultimation Industries introduces warehouse robots to give companies of all sizes more flexible material handling solutions
Apr 06, 2021 Comments (0)
Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) technology – also known as warehouse robots – is now within the reach of mid-size companies.
Apr 06, 2021 Comments (0)
One of Australia’s largest global retailers has once again selected Vanderlande’s flexible TRAYSORTER solution in order to optimise the processes within its distribution centre (DC) in Avalon Victoria.
Jan 25, 2021 Comments (0)
With a client list that includes such e-commerce giants as Alibaba, PDD and JD.com, ZTO Express’s share of the Chinese express parcel delivery market is approaching 20 per cent, which makes it one of China’s most significant parcel handling businesses.
Jul 20, 2020 Comments (0)
As part of its next generation of scalable solutions (evolutions), Vanderlande is introducing HOMEPICK. It is a solution that seamlessly integrates the company’s systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services to create a cutting-edge concept that will support food retail operations.
Jul 08, 2020 Comments (0)
Körber, the global supply chain technology provider from software to materials handling automation, has unveiled the Körber Crossbelt Sorter. The latest addition to Kӧrber’s portfolio empowers businesses to create truly unified automation solutions to excel in today’s increasingly complex supply chain landscape.
May 20, 2020 Comments (0)
Kardex has acquired the majority share in the Dutch company Robomotive. Founded in 2011, the company develops and implements smart robot technologies.
Jan 31, 2020 Comments (0)
A tray sealer and integrated conveyor from Proseal are providing a fruit producer with greater throughput and ample production line space for packing, allowing it to meet increased demand from its customers.
Dec 10, 2019 Comments (0)
Datalogic introduces the AV500™ imager, an innovative 2D image-based barcode reader developed for sorting applications. The new imager solves high speed applications in retail e-Commerce, postal/parcel sortation and airport baggage handling, covering all conveyor sizes, as well as static reading applications.
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.