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What is AutoStore?

Written By: Ryan Nicholas
June 04, 2019

Learn more about this unique automated warehouse storage system and what makes it the best option for maximizing storage density.

Vectura ASRS Stacker Crane Offers System Flexibility

Written By: Johan Källvik
January 04, 2012
vectura-unit-load-ASRS-craneImagine a warehouse in which rows of full pallets could be stacked up to 165 feet in the air, one on top of another, on top of another. Then, with the ease and grace of a high quality machine, one of those pallets--weighing as much as 6,600 lbs--is gently lifted from its storage space and quickly brought to a worker at ground level. This is the amazing world of automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS). These automated systems have been perfected through the use of Swisslog stacker cranes. These cranes swiftly transfer pallets, containers, and even cars from storage slots within the ASRS to a pickup station outside the system... Read More >>

The New World of Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems

Written By: Derek Cribley
March 25, 2011
The New Frontier in ASRSAs I was recently working on an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS)project, I had the opportunity to reflect on how much the technology has changed in just the past few years. One of the more valuable references I was using--from the Material Handling Institute of America--divided the ASRS technology into two main families: fixed aisle and carousel/vertical left module (VLM). However, some of the new advances in ASRS have a hard time fitting into either of these categories.
Results: 4 Blog Posts found.