ASRS Terms from A to…W

October 11, 2021

Here’s a handy guide to terms associated with a technology that is being adapted by more and more industries involved in the supply chain – especially those heavily impacted by the rapid increase in e-commerce. A Automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) are computer-controlled systems that store and retrieve items, as needed. They generally consist…


New PACKOUT Rolling Tool Chest: Transport 2 PACKOUT Stacks onto the Site

July 27, 2021

Milwaukee Tool expands the popular PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System with the new PACKOUT™ Rolling Tool Chest. This newest addition enables users to store larger tools and equipment, while providing the ability to transport two PACKOUT™ stacks onto the site with the new Dual Stack Top. Featuring an Industrial-Grade Handle and 9-inch All Terrain Wheels, this…


Quantum Announces New Product

July 26, 2021

Quantum Storage Systems has recently launched The Clear Tip Out Bin Spinner Unit. This unit contains 148 clear Tip Out Bins. These clear bin cups tilt forward for easy storage and easy access to small parts. The unit frame spins 360 degrees in either direction, making access to the item you need very quick and easy. The clear…


What AS/RS Solution Is Right for Your Operation?

July 6, 2021

By: Tony Morgott and  RC Paschke, Contributors Since the inception of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), companies have wondered how they can benefit their operation. Because these systems promise improved utilization of available space and a reduction to the workforce required to manage the inventory, they are very appealing. Pre-COVID-19 forecasts predicted record growth…


The best kind of shelving system to purchase depends on your warehouse’s layout, inventory and supply chain needs.

Top Advantages of Industrial Steel Shelving

June 1, 2021

Contributor: Shelving + Rack Systems, Inc. As a warehouse manager or shop foreman, industrial metal shelving offers you a heavy-duty and highly customizable solution to material handling issues, allowing you to maximize vertical space and efficiency. This is critical to ensuring that your stock is protected, visible and accessible. What Kind of Shelving Do I…


Milwaukee Expands PACKOUT System with New PACKOUT First Aid Kits

May 17, 2021

Milwaukee Tool is once again adding to its PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System with two new PACKOUT™ First Aid Kits – a 204-piece Class B Type III Kit and a 76-piece Class A Type III Kit. Both kits are packed with first aid essentials tailored to the most common injuries users encounter on the jobsite. These…


Swisslog Announces Unique Virtual World Automation Tour

April 28, 2021

Swisslog, leading provider of best-in-class warehouse automation and software, has announced an around-the-world virtual automation tour offering exclusive access to some of its most prominent customer sites. Anyone interested in attending one of the free virtual demos offered from one of the customer sites can register. The 2021 virtual automation tour kicks off on April…


Signode to Highlight Latest Automation Solutions At Promatdx 2021

April 13, 2021

Signode, the leading global manufacturer of a broad spectrum of end of line packaging equipment, tools, and consumables, will showcase its complete range of automation solutions at ProMatDX 2021 (April 12-16). Signode has scheduled daily product and technology demos and its team of automation professionals will be available online to share insights, answer questions, and…


A New Way to Store Press Brake Tools with the Press Brake Tool Storage System

March 23, 2021

Rack Engineering Division announced its new Press Brake Tool Storage System for storing and organization Press Brake Tools. Quickly recognize if something is missing before getting started at the Press Brake with the Press Brake Tool Storage System from Rack Engineering Division. In addition to organizing tools, the Press Brake Tool Storage System can reportedly…


Narrow Aisles and High-Density Storage: The Warehouse Gold Standard

March 17, 2021

By Jim Hess, Contributor From the name alone, it’s obvious that high-density warehousing requires the efficient use of space. Industry research backs up this assumption, as average warehouse capacity used was identified as the single most popular benchmarking metric in the 2020 Warehousing Education and Research Council DC Measures Report ( Best-in-class operations use an…