Advantages and definition of the transhipment type cross docking

There are various handling methods for inventory in the shipping area. One of…


Goods Receipt in intralogistics - definition and overview

The design and scope of the goods receipt are relevant for the performance of a…


Material flow control as a service for a distribution center

Material flow control, also known as material flow computer or material flow…


Buffer line

A buffer section is used to intercept jams within the material flow, to avoid…


Advance Shipping Notice

An Advance Shipping Notice (ASN), also advice note or avis, is a piece of…


Transport strategies: Overview

Transport strategies are used to execute existing transport orders.…


Continuous conveyor / discontinuous conveyor

Both the continuous conveyor and the discontinuous conveyor belong to the…


Overview of linear sorter systems

The linear sorter, or shoe sorter, is an automated sorting and distribution…