Advantages and definition of the transhipment type cross docking

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


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Definition and overview of the logistic process shipping and the common shipping types

What is included in the business process of shipping?The transport of goods…


Definition and overview of goods issue in intralogistics

Just as with goods receipt, goods issue is an interface between internal and…


Order picking times - Dead time

Dead time is an unproductive but unavoidable so-called auxiliary time, which…


Material flow control as a service for a distribution center

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


Cut-off time in intralogistics

In intralogistics, the cut-off time describes the time at which an order must…


Buffer line

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


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…