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Home Center responding to Fluctuations in Demand and Seasonal Changes

Home Center responding to Fluctuations in Demand and Seasonal Changes

System Requirements (Areas of Improvement)

  • Center administration for low cost operation and high productivity.
  • Center managed for expandability and flexibility, allowing it to cope with fluctuations in demand and seasonal changes.
  • Shortened lead times from receipt of order to delivery to store shelves.
  • Center stores products from overseas and keeps large quantities of stock on hand all in one place.
  • Mechanisms for efficient storage of diverse types of merchandise.

Our Solution

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Solution Features

  • Juxtaposing AS/RS and floor storage area to raise efficiency of storage and guarantee sufficient flexibility to cope with fluctuating inventories.
  • Sort products in large quantities by destination store with high-speed sorter.
  • Management and control of worker assignment according to shipping quantity raises the productivity of the center.
  • Products with difficult-to-store shapes can be stored using a high performance WMS.

Features of Installed Equipment

Pallet AS/RS
Pallet AS/RS
  • Construction of a back-picking system using AS/RS.
  • Retrieval of items to be picked from the warehouse, and replenishment performed by a high-speed stacker crane.

Details

Bucket AS/RS
Bucket AS/RS
  • AS/RS can be utilized as picking device.
  • By creating an integrated system with digital picking, handy terminals, and picking carts, multiple loose parts can be filled in accurately and efficiently.

Details

Steel Belt Sorter
Steel Belt Sorter
  • Eases the burden of workers, shortens work lead times, and greatly increases productivity.
  • Superior noise-reduction and durability.

Details

Chute Sorter
Chute Sorter
  • High-speed sorting by store and direction.
  • Provides stable sorting regardless of shape and size.

Details

Vertical stacking Palletize System
Vertical stacking Palletize System
  • Automatically loads cartons directly into caster wheel carts, making loading efficient.

Details

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