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ASRS Equipment Requires Minimal Maintenance, Delivers Maximum Uptime

Automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) are often erroneously thought to be “high maintenance” by prospective owners and operators. That’s because they are directed by computer-controlled systems for the automatic storage and retrieval of a broad range of load types, ...
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Metrics Often Overlooked When Calculating AS/RS ROI Explored In ASRS’ ...

At MODEX 2020, held this past March in Atlanta, members of the ASRS industry group of MHI presented a free, on-floor seminar to attendees. Entitled “How to Calculate AS/RS ROI: Key Metrics That Often Get Overlooked,” the 30-minute session’s slides ...
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Managing Growth: How Conveyor And Sortation Systems Reduce Waste And ...

Increasing volumes, product assortments, throughputs, and customer demands are great problems to have — until it becomes operationally overwhelming. One approach to helping operations manage rampant growth is to consider implementing conveyor and sortation systems, which reduce waste and increase ...
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How Software Makes Automation Even More Effective

As noted by the 2020 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Embracing the Digital Mindset: Connecting Data, Talent and Technology in Digital Supply Chains,” released at MODEX 2020, the top supply chain challenge continues to be extreme competition for talent (with 57 ...
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New Guide Explores Different Conveyor And Sortation Handling Applications

From simple to complex, manual to highly automated, the possible applications for conveyor and sortation systems throughout warehouses and distribution centers (DCs) are virtually endless. To explore the possibilities, the Conveyors and Sortation Systems (CSS) Industry Group of MHI has ...
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Need Dense Storage? There’s An AS/RS For That

Deployments of automated storage and retrieval systems, also known as AS/RS or ASRS, are anticipated to grow by 7.37% in the next five years as more and more operations recognize the value they bring. These computer-controlled systems automatically place loads ...