Automated retailing involves the use of various tools to remove the human labor from retailing.
Schaefer Case Picking
Ssi Schaefer's Schaefer Case Picking is a fully automated picking solution for retail. The system use a vision system software allows to log, palletize and pick up the products in accordance to the store layout. It reduces the time and costs for delivery, energy, freight and breakage.
Order Picking Machinery
Witron's Order Picking Machinery is a automated storage and picking system that can automatically stack around 95% of the prouducts onto pallets or roll containers. The system uses a loading device called COM (Case Order Machine) to pick cases onto load carriers. Advantages of the system include high cost-efficiency, ergonomics and optimization during transport.
Witron's Shelf Replenishment System uses a special conveyor system to push the goods directly into the shelf.
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- "Order Picking Machinery". witron.de. 2013.
- "WITRON unveils automatic shelf replenishment system". retailcustomerexperience.com. 16 february 2009.