Monthly Archives: September 2011

Locator Storage System, Part 1: How does a computer-optimised fixed location warehouse work?

A while back, I wrote a blog post about chaotic storage at online retailer Amazon.com. The advantages of this kind of warehouse organisation from Amazon’s point of view were clearly visible. But this is not supposed to mean that other … Continue reading

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AutoCruiser – an entirely new category of conveyor technology

Until recently, internal transportation of small parts, cartons and boxes was neatly divided into 3 segments. At the lower end of the throughput scale were forklifts; medium throughputs were the realm of automated guided vehicles (AGV) and belt conveyors were … Continue reading

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