Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS)

automated storage and retrieval system

Automated Storage and Retrieval System | Storage Systems for Optimal Supply Chain Efficiency

An Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS or AS/RS) is a fully automated supply chain solution for managing inventory, storing product, improving the handling of product and integrating software for a total real-time view of your warehouse operations. ASRS consists of stacker cranes that move up and down in one or multiple parallel storage aisles to retrieve/store pallets and unload/load at the aisles end. The proven technologies capable of effectively and reliably handling and buffering raw materials, work-in-process inventories and finished goods of all kinds, making it possible to totally integrate material handling storage. Complete with Warehouse Management System software, our automated storage and retrieval system can fully automate your warehouse and supply chain efforts by improving efficiency and transparency.

  • Stacker Crane Type – loads and unloads pallets from within the rack system using telescopic fork (Loads +1,000 lbs)
    • Telescopic fork – extendable arms to retrieve pallets
    • Single or double deep rack
  • Shuttle System Type – Uses shuttles and elevators to deliver pallet loads within the racking system
    • Multi deep rack
  • Fully automated entry and exit of products
  • Management software coordinates all warehouse movement
  • Over 100 feet in height capable
  • Very narrow isles – increases storage capacity
  • Increased productivity, efficiency and accuracy of operations
  • Maximized storage capacity within limited space
  • Direct access to every pallet at all times
  • Total control over inventory management
  • High velocity of material flow without wasting time
  • High visibility on the supply chain by real time inventory monitoring
  • Efficient and accurate work process by avoiding errors caused by manual processes
  • ROI achievement reducing labor, management and hidden cost
  • Reduced number of errors and accidents
  • Reduce labor requirements by up to two-thirds
  • Eliminate the need for physical inventory inspections (cycle counts)
  • Depending on product weight – choose shuttle system type or stacker crane type
  • Rack supported buildings
  • All industries
  • Warehouse & distribution centers
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Facilities looking to go completely automated
  • Available in 16 gauge through 14 gauge
  • 1½” interior step along the top inside edge of the beam, making it ideal for wire decking, crossbars, drum holders and other pallet rack accessories
  • End brackets available in 2-Pin, 3-Pin, and 4-Pin depending on your load capacity
  • Beam heights are available in 2½” through 6” high

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