Storage

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…

Movement strategies within warehouse operations

The aim of utilising movement strategies is to adhere to specified guidelines in warehouse…

Putaway processes in logistics

In the putaway business process, articles are picked up, transported and stored in the warehouse.…

Out-of-Stock – the gap in the shelf

Out-of-stock typically refers to a shelf space in the stationary retail trade which no longer…

Insulated packaging: Maintaining the cold chain in the supply chain

Insulated packaging is used for products that are sensitive to temperature or environmental…

The range of storage

The range of storage is a key figure which expresses the internal security of supply by own stocks…

Conveying aids in intralogistics

In intralogistics, conveying equipment is used to combine individual goods into larger load units.…

The (hanging) bag sorter

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

Storage capacity/storage economy

Storage capacity is defined as the maximum number of loading units that a warehouse can hold. It…

Host system (ERP system)

The host system (usually an ERP system) is a central data processing system that can be accessed…

Heijunka lean method

The Japanese lean method Heijunka pushes a production where the production flow of the parts market…

Assortment width and assortment depth

The assortment available in a warehouse and in the retail trade is subdivided into the assortment…

The distribution center

A distribution center is an interface in the form of a building complex that functions exclusively…

Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

Overview – Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

Each shipping unit, which can be a pallet or a carton, for example, is automatically assigned a…

Storage and retrieval machine

A storage and retrieval machine (SRM) is a storage device with which load units can be stored,…

Mobile and stationary loading units

Loading units are collections of goods that are transported, transhipped or stored as they pass…

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…

Application of a storage location management solution

With a growing warehouse, usually not only the number of articles increases, but often a dynamic in…

The definition of the term “Storage”

The storage process can be divided into further sub-processes for better comprehension. On the…

External storage

In the case of external storage, storage takes place outside the company. The counterpart is the…

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…

Turnover rate and Rotation of goods: Fast and slow movers

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

Movement strategies within warehouse operations

The aim of utilising movement strategies is to adhere to specified guidelines in warehouse…

Putaway processes in logistics

In the putaway business process, articles are picked up, transported and stored in the warehouse.…

Out-of-Stock – the gap in the shelf

Out-of-stock typically refers to a shelf space in the stationary retail trade which no longer…

Insulated packaging: Maintaining the cold chain in the supply chain

Insulated packaging is used for products that are sensitive to temperature or environmental…

The range of storage

The range of storage is a key figure which expresses the internal security of supply by own stocks…

Conveying aids in intralogistics

In intralogistics, conveying equipment is used to combine individual goods into larger load units.…

The (hanging) bag sorter

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

The storage location management

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

Definition – WMS – The Warehouse Management System

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

Storage capacity/storage economy

Storage capacity is defined as the maximum number of loading units that a warehouse can hold. It…

Host system (ERP system)

The host system (usually an ERP system) is a central data processing system that can be accessed…

Heijunka lean method

The Japanese lean method Heijunka pushes a production where the production flow of the parts market…

Assortment width and assortment depth

The assortment available in a warehouse and in the retail trade is subdivided into the assortment…

The distribution center

A distribution center is an interface in the form of a building complex that functions exclusively…

Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

Overview – Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC)

Each shipping unit, which can be a pallet or a carton, for example, is automatically assigned a…

Storage and retrieval machine

A storage and retrieval machine (SRM) is a storage device with which load units can be stored,…

Material throughput time

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

Mobile and stationary loading units

Loading units are collections of goods that are transported, transhipped or stored as they pass…

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…

Application of a storage location management solution

With a growing warehouse, usually not only the number of articles increases, but often a dynamic in…

The definition of the term “Storage”

The storage process can be divided into further sub-processes for better comprehension. On the…

External storage

In the case of external storage, storage takes place outside the company. The counterpart is the…