Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Automated Storage Retrieval System
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment is a system of bins that rotate on an oval track, delivering stored items automatically to an operator. The automated operation of the Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment system eliminates walk and search time, reducing labor requirements by up to 2/3 when compared with traditional shelving. Integrated pick-to-light technology directs the operator to the correct bin location and indicates the quantity of the item to be picked for accuracy of 99.99%+.
The Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment system can easily be arranged in pods or workstations for increased productivity. Multiple carousels allow an operator to pick from one active carousel while the others are queuing to be picked, increasing throughput up to 500%.
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Benefits:
- Increase throughput up to 500%
- Eliminate up to 2/3 labor
- High-density design reduces storage floor space requirements up to 60%
- 99.99%+ accuracy levels when integrated with pick-to-light and inventory software.
- Rapid Return on Investment (ROI).
- Easily integrates with robotic inserter-extractor systems, ladders, mezzanines or scissor lifts for custom storage and retrieval applications.
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Workstations Add Powerful Order Fulfillment Capabilities
The Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment system can be configured in flexible workstations, giving managers the ability to match picking requirements with labor resources. For example, during busy periods a single operator can be assigned two carousels. When picking activity slows, a single operator can be assigned to pick from 10 or more carousels.
The Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment system can be also included in a universal pods or workstations to match specific SKU/order fulfillment requirements. For example, a universal workstation can consist of three horizontal carousels, a Vertical Lift Module (VLM) or vertical carousel and A-Frame. This allows slow moving items to be placed in a vertical storage medium for high-density space savings, medium and fast movers to be stored in the horizontal carousels, and very fast movers to be placed in the A-Frame.
Inventory management software can be added to the Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment system to provide bar coding capability, batch picking, security tracking, restricted access, and status reports.
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Systems Offer Unmatched Storage Capability
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment systems are designed to accommodate multiple bin sizes for maximum storage flexibility to handle a wide range of SKU sizes and shapes. Heavy-duty and tall bins are available.
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Applications:
These versatile systems are well suited to handle storage and retrieval applications in manufacturing, distribution, retail and warehouse applications, including: Order Picking | Order Fulfillment | Order Consolidation | Reel Storage | Raw Materials | Buffer Storage | Sample Storage | Automotive Parts | MRO | Pharmaceuticals | Hospital Supplies | Stock Room | Laboratory Supplies | Electronics Kitting | Returns | Grocery Distribution | Work-in-Progress
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Options:
- Touch screen pick-to-light Lightrees
- Fully automated dynamic batching workstations
- Pick-to-Voice options
- Weigh scale and scanner integration
- Myriad of integrated pick-to-light technologies
- Full range of software available including inventory control, WCS, WMS and WES
- Universal workstation design
- Flexi-workstation design
Horizontal Carousel Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment Specifications:
|Horizontal Carousel Specifications|
|Length:||15 to 120 feet|
|Height:||1, 2 or 3 tiers high|
|Number of Bins:||16 to 120|
|Rotational Speed:||85 feet per minute|
|Motor:||from 1.0 to 6.0 horsepower|
|Bin Width:||24.5″ 32.5″ 37.8″|
|Bin Depth:||18″ 22″ 24″|
|Bin Height:||6 to 12 feet|
|Bin Load Bearing Capacity||600 to 1500 lbs.|
|Shelf Load Bearing Capacity||75 to 200 lbs.|
|Shelf Spacing Adjustment||3″ standard other on request|
* all specifications are nominal and subject to change without notice