Dynamic Automation for Parts Picking Makes Your Facility More Efficient
Just a few criteria that manufacturing plants and distribution centers require for modern warehouse logistics are fast reaction times, increased throughput, and short delivery periods. How can all these things be accomplished? The answer: with dynamic automation for parts picking. Dynamic automation relies on the goods to person principle, which means a machine delivers stored items to an operator. One machine that can provide superb dynamic automation for parts picking is a Horizontal Carousel Control System. A Horizontal Carousel Control System provides minimal wait times and high accuracy, allowing orders to be processed in the shortest possible times. No matter what you are storing, a Horizontal Carousel Control System significantly reduces labor and warehouse costs. (Horizontal Carousel Control System Images) Click here to learn more about the 5 key benefits of horizontal carousels.
Horizontal Carousel Control System Benefits
A Horizontal Carousel Control System offers many benefits including,
1. Efficiency and Quick Picking: Dynamic automation for parts picking, requested items are quickly and efficiently transported to the operator via the shortest path without any walking and searching. The Horizontal Carousel Control System incorporates pick-to-light technology showing the operator which items and what quantities to pick.
2. Batch Picking: Paperless picking is possible while delivery notes and other relevant documents can continue to be printed. The computer software system combines several orders into a picking batch, allowing the operator to pick multiple orders from the Horizontal Carousel Control System with reduced drive cycles.
3. Save Storage Floor Space: In most circumstances, you can expect to save at least 40% of your storage floor space with a Horizontal Carousel Control System. In addition, items are stored compactly in a confined space, which eliminates unproductive travel and picking routes within your facility. The actual picking zone for a Horizontal Carousel Control System is as small as 54 to 108 square feet.
4. Flexible and Adaptable: To achieve high throughput during peak times and meet seasonal picking requirements the Horizontal Carousel Control System can be divided into different stations at the push of a button. A station of Horizontal Carousels can be operated by one person, and during peak times it can be operated by several people at the same time. The Horizontal Carousel will also adapt to house all sizes of items – even bulky items as tall as the carousel itself.
Contact Us for a Horizontal Carousel Control System to Provide Dynamic Automation for Parts Picking
Southwest Solutions Group® has been designing and installing Horizontal Carousel Control Systems to provide dynamic automation for parts picking since 1969. Give us a call at 1-800-803-1083 or send us a message to speak with your local Horizontal Carousel Control System specialist.