Picking

Definition of replenishment in transport and intralogistics

Replenishment is a fundamentally important process in today's enterprise resource planning. With…

Rack zones – Overview

A storage rack, both in intralogistics and retail, can be divided into different horizontal racking…

Storage techniques in intralogistics

Depending on the nature of the stored goods and the frequency of use, different storage techniques…

Production, dispatch and intralogistics: the rush order

A rush order is an order - in production, shipping or in intralogistics - which for various reasons…

AutoStore: Storage technology from Norway

AutoStore is a Norwegian storage technology and, according to the company of the same name, is…

The packaging logistics

Packaging logistics is a sub-area of logistics; it is a link between production and distribution.…

Two-dimensional codes: stacked codes, matrix codes, QR code, DataMatrix code

The one-dimensional bar code is commonly used to label goods and services. However, since the data…

The picking time in intralogistics

The picking process itself and the associated picking time are usually a conglomerate of personnel-…

Picking method Pick-by-robot

The picking type Pick-by-Robot means the picking of goods, carried out by so-called…

Picking type Pick-by-Scan (also Pick-by-PDT)

The picking method Pick-by-Scan is a paperless picking process that is supported by a portable data…

Mensch-Maschine-Schnittstelle

Human-machine interfaces in the industry

The human-machine interface represents the analog or digital interaction interface between a…

The picking method Pick-by-Vision

Pick-by-Vision is a picking process in which a picker uses data glasses and context-related…

Augmented Reality in logistics and service

Augmented Reality (AR) describes the computer-aided extension of human perception of reality. From…

Exoskeletons in logistics and production

Exoskeletons, also known as outer skeletons or support robots, are support structures worn on the…

Key figure system in intralogistics

Although a complete bundling of all key figures arising in warehouse and distribution systems is…

Order picking times – Dead time

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

The (hanging) bag sorter

The Pouch sorter / Bag sorter belongs to the category of logistic sorting and distribution systems.…

Order picking – process steps

Picking stands for the combination of predefined orders from a warehouse assortment. The process…

The picking travel time

The order-picking way time is the sum of the time required for picking a single order or batch;…

Overview of two-stage picking

In contrast to single-stage picking, with two-stage picking several orders are bundled into one…

Ergonomics in the warehouse

Ergonomics in the warehouse aims at the adaptation and creation of workstations which, taking into…

Picking times – base time

In picking, the base time is the time required for picking. It only describes organisational…

Order throughput time

When an order is received in a logistics centre, it passes through various processes until it is…

Batch formation in picking

Batch formation during picking, also known as batch picking or multi-order picking, is a form of…

Single-stage picking – basics

During picking, a certain quantity of articles is picked from an assortment and put together.…

Picking – definition and picking methods

Picking stands for the assembly of goods and merchandise according to specified orders from an…

Time strategies: throughput and delivery time reduction

Besides the just-in-time and just-in-sequence methods, other time strategies can be used to ensure…

Overview of linear sorter systems

The linear sorter, or shoe sorter, is an automated sorting and distribution system on which the…

Definition – Automatic small parts warehouse

An "automated small parts warehouse" (AS/RS) is a storage system in which small-volume units such…

Rack zones – bending zone

A rack can be divided into vertical zones based on the scale of an adult (average size of 1.70 m).…

Rack zones – gripping zone

A rack can be divided into vertical zones based on the scale of an adult (average size of 1.70 m).…

Rack zones – viewing zone

A rack can be divided into vertical rack based on the scale of an adult (average size of 1.70 m).…

Cross-docking

There are different types of handling goods in the shipping area. One of these is called…

man-to-goods picking

Overview of person-to-goods picking

Person-to-goods picking (also: man-to-goods picking) describes a picking method in which the…

Goods-to-person picking

Overview of goods-to-person picking

Goods-to-person picking (also: goods-to-man picking) describes a picking method in which the…

Single-stage order picking – order-oriented, serial picking

With order-oriented, serial picking, order items are successively processed according to orders.…

Sorter (Packing) – Process steps

The process steps that are carried out in the course of the (sorter) packing process include order…

Sorter – Packaging

Definition of Packing The packaging is the merging of storage units to form a complete unit. In the…

The manual sort order fulfilment

Manual Sort Order Fulfilment (MSF) is a software-supported, manual sorting system. The basis is a…

Single-stage picking without IT system support

Picking without IT system support requires a manageable assortment of articles, which is clearly…

The evolution of warehouse management

The evolution of warehouse management

Warehouse management has undergone a tremendous development from its beginnings until today.…

Advantages and disadvantages of pick-by-voice

Pick-by-voice, also known as pick-to-voice, is an advanced form of paperless picking. A mobile data…

Definition of replenishment in transport and intralogistics

Replenishment is a fundamentally important process in today's enterprise resource planning. With…

Rack zones – Overview

A storage rack, both in intralogistics and retail, can be divided into different horizontal racking…

Single-stage picking – order-oriented, parallel picking

With parallel picking, an order is divided between different picking zones and processed…

Turnover rate and Rotation of goods: Fast and slow movers

The inventory turnover, also known as the inventory turnover rate or inventory turnover…

Storage techniques in intralogistics

Depending on the nature of the stored goods and the frequency of use, different storage techniques…

Production, dispatch and intralogistics: the rush order

A rush order is an order - in production, shipping or in intralogistics - which for various reasons…

AutoStore: Storage technology from Norway

AutoStore is a Norwegian storage technology and, according to the company of the same name, is…

The packaging logistics

Packaging logistics is a sub-area of logistics; it is a link between production and distribution.…

Two-dimensional codes: stacked codes, matrix codes, QR code, DataMatrix code

The one-dimensional bar code is commonly used to label goods and services. However, since the data…

The picking time in intralogistics

The picking process itself and the associated picking time are usually a conglomerate of personnel-…

Picking method Pick-by-robot

The picking type Pick-by-Robot means the picking of goods, carried out by so-called…

Picking type Pick-by-Scan (also Pick-by-PDT)

The picking method Pick-by-Scan is a paperless picking process that is supported by a portable data…

Mensch-Maschine-Schnittstelle

Human-machine interfaces in the industry

The human-machine interface represents the analog or digital interaction interface between a…

The picking method Pick-by-Vision

Pick-by-Vision is a picking process in which a picker uses data glasses and context-related…

Augmented Reality in logistics and service

Augmented Reality (AR) describes the computer-aided extension of human perception of reality. From…

Exoskeletons in logistics and production

Exoskeletons, also known as outer skeletons or support robots, are support structures worn on the…

Key figure system in intralogistics

Although a complete bundling of all key figures arising in warehouse and distribution systems is…

Order picking times – Dead time

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

The (hanging) bag sorter

The Pouch sorter / Bag sorter belongs to the category of logistic sorting and distribution systems.…

Order picking – process steps

Picking stands for the combination of predefined orders from a warehouse assortment. The process…

The picking travel time

The order-picking way time is the sum of the time required for picking a single order or batch;…

The storage location management

The storage location management ensures that a storage location is recorded or occupied in width,…

Overview of two-stage picking

In contrast to single-stage picking, with two-stage picking several orders are bundled into one…

Ergonomics in the warehouse

Ergonomics in the warehouse aims at the adaptation and creation of workstations which, taking into…

Definition – WMS – The Warehouse Management System

The Warehouse Management System (WMS) is an indispensable software for the control and…

Picking times – base time

In picking, the base time is the time required for picking. It only describes organisational…

Order throughput time

When an order is received in a logistics centre, it passes through various processes until it is…

Batch formation in picking

Batch formation during picking, also known as batch picking or multi-order picking, is a form of…

Single-stage picking – basics

During picking, a certain quantity of articles is picked from an assortment and put together.…

Picking – definition and picking methods

Picking stands for the assembly of goods and merchandise according to specified orders from an…

Material throughput time

The material throughput time is the time required to run through all business processes, for…

Time strategies: throughput and delivery time reduction

Besides the just-in-time and just-in-sequence methods, other time strategies can be used to ensure…

Overview of linear sorter systems

The linear sorter, or shoe sorter, is an automated sorting and distribution system on which the…

Overview of “Last-in-First-out” and “First-in-First-out” storage strategies

LIFO (last-in-first-out) and FIFO (first-in-first-out) are two different strategies for storing and…

Definition – Automatic small parts warehouse

An "automated small parts warehouse" (AS/RS) is a storage system in which small-volume units such…

Rack zones – bending zone

A rack can be divided into vertical zones based on the scale of an adult (average size of 1.70 m).…

Rack zones – gripping zone

A rack can be divided into vertical zones based on the scale of an adult (average size of 1.70 m).…

Rack zones – viewing zone

A rack can be divided into vertical rack based on the scale of an adult (average size of 1.70 m).…

Cross-docking

There are different types of handling goods in the shipping area. One of these is called…

man-to-goods picking

Overview of person-to-goods picking

Person-to-goods picking (also: man-to-goods picking) describes a picking method in which the…

Goods-to-person picking

Overview of goods-to-person picking

Goods-to-person picking (also: goods-to-man picking) describes a picking method in which the…

Single-stage order picking – order-oriented, serial picking

With order-oriented, serial picking, order items are successively processed according to orders.…

Sorter (Packing) – Process steps

The process steps that are carried out in the course of the (sorter) packing process include order…

Sorter – Packaging

Definition of Packing The packaging is the merging of storage units to form a complete unit. In the…

The manual sort order fulfilment

Manual Sort Order Fulfilment (MSF) is a software-supported, manual sorting system. The basis is a…

Single-stage picking without IT system support

Picking without IT system support requires a manageable assortment of articles, which is clearly…

The evolution of warehouse management

The evolution of warehouse management

Warehouse management has undergone a tremendous development from its beginnings until today.…

Advantages and disadvantages of pick-by-voice

Pick-by-voice, also known as pick-to-voice, is an advanced form of paperless picking. A mobile data…