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Glossary Term: ASRS


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ASRS or AS/RS is short for Automated Storage and Retrieval System. These systems are designed to automatically place and retrieve items from defined storage locations in a warehouse.
 
 

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Sargento Increases Outbound Fulfillment With Westfalia Warehouse Automation
Sargento is known for cheese production, but it needed to support both layer picking and full pallet handling. It turned to Westfalia for an ASRS and picking system.

AutoStore Addresses Challenges for Warehouse Management and Fulfillment in 2023
AutoStore asked warehouse executives about their top challenges and priorities, and the automated storage provider discussed how it is addressing those needs.

Berkshire Grey Sorts 2022 Holiday Orders and 2023 Returns
Berkshire Grey reported on the state of retail and e-commerce fulfillment, as well as investment in automation and reverse logistics after the holiday shopping season.

Bowery Farming Turns to Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems to Elevate Vertical Farming
Bowery Farming, a vertical farming company out of New York City, has developed robotic systems to help automate parts of its plant-growing process.

DHL Invests in AutoStore System at Facility in Staufenberg, Germany
DHL is using AutoStore's ASRS systems at is facility in Staufenberg to help it sort merchandise for some of its major fashion retail customers.

Exotec Adds Three Modular Technologies to Skypod Warehouse Automation
Exotec released a new conveyor system, machine vision-guided robotic picking, and system status software based on its ongoing product roadmap and customer feedback.

AutoStore Launches Pio to Make Cube Storage Available to Small, Midsize Businesses
Pio is AutoStore's new unit offering pay-per-pick deployments of automated storage and retrieval technology to SMBs. It's now available in North America.

Alliance Entertainment Chooses AutoStore to Automate Movement of Vinyl Records at Kentucky Warehouse
Alliance Entertainment will use AutoStore's automated storage and retrieval systems to help it move a variety of consumer products at its Kentucky warehouse.

Addverb and Velociti Alliance Partner to Expand Footprint in Grocery Intralogistics
Addverb and Velociti are now working together as part of a push to reach more customers in the grocery store space.

Automation Continues to Play a Key Role in Helping Businesses Build Resilient Supply Chains
Companies of all sizes are turning to robots to help them be more flexible in response to supply chain disruptions and continuing labor challenges.

Exotec Makes 4,000th Robot, Continues Global and North American Expansion
Exotec said its rapid growth reflects the quality of its robots and warehouse demand, as it develops its technology and expects 40% of its business to be in North America.

Medline Expands Partnership With AutoStore for New Facility in Grayslake, Ill.
Medline recently opened a new facility in Grayslake, Ill., that features 135 AutoStore robots, as well as systems from Tompkins and Vecna.

KPI Integrated Solutions Opens First North American Demo Site for New Geek+ Four-Way Shuttle
KPI Integrated Solutions, a combination of Kuecker Logistics Group, Pulse Integration, and QC Software, has set up a demonstration of Geek+'s Four-way Shuttle and X-series mobile robots.

SVT Robotics Partners With Osaro to Speed Packaging Automation Deployment
SVT Robotics has joined the OSARO Partners Alliance, which offers "one-stop" access for businesses looking to quickly deploy automation in their fulfillment operations.

AutoStore Introduces Unifiy Analytics Tool for Data Driven Warehouse Efficiency
AutoStore said its new Unify Analytics cloud-based service and data platform can not only present operational data for troubleshooting, but it can also deliver real-time value.



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