Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!



6 Ways How Vertical Carousels & VLMs Save Space & Labor To Improve Order Picking Operations

By Sapient Automation
September 24, 2012

Optimizing space and labor for order picking applications is vital to any organizations success and profitability. This is why Sapient Automation’s complete line of vertical automated storage and retrieval systems are ideal in saving up to 85% of otherwise wasted floor space and 2/3 current labor requirements… not to mention increasing accuracy with integrated pick to light systems to 99.99% levels.

The systems flexibility to grow, shrink and move makes Sapient Automation’s vertical storage solutions a logical choice in picking small and medium sized goods for B2B and B2C and multi-channel distribution models for e-commerce, spare parts, maintenance and repair operations (MRO), order fulfillment, work in process buffer storage, order consolidation, life science applications and many more.

Using Sapient Automation’s automated storage and retrieval carousels and Vertical Lift Modules can quickly and efficiently be implemented in existing operations looking to improve efficiencies. One area, work zone or module at a time can be automated in order to reduce or eliminate operational downtime.

image

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Though the variations are endless, the right system is best achieved with careful planning toward a goal.

Dallas-Fort Worth-based regional operation offers service and support for key logistics hub.

This complimentary white paper addresses areas of potential benefit to a grocery distributor considering an investment in automated case picking technology.

In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional ("dim") weight pricing for all ground packages regardless of their size. This complimentary white paper, "Dimensional Weight: Don't Let it Weigh You Down", can help you optimize your packaging operation to minimize the financial impacts of dimensional weight pricing.

Replacing older, less-efficient lift trucks at the right time can reduce your maintenance costs, improve your productivity and, most importantly, save money and maximize your return on investment. So how do you determine the right time to make a new, significant purchase? Download this complimentary white paper for guidance on how to determine the ideal time to replace lift trucks and how planned replacement can benefit your operation.



© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA