TITLE

A new take on unit-load storage

AUTHOR(S)
Trebilcock, Bob
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Modern Materials Handling;Dec2012, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the factors driving the emergence of unit-load storage technologies and their areas of application. Unit-load storage is differentiated from automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS). Factors including production optimization, new packaging, retrofitting of an existing building and efforts to remove employees from a hostile operating environment influence the interest in high-density storage. Four types of high-density storage solutions are available on the market.
ACCESSION #
84298644

 

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