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Horizontal Carousel Variations and Special Features

Horizontal Carousel Variations and Special Features

Horizontal carousels are versatile and they can be adapted to solve a variety of different storage and distribution challenges. For example, horizontal carousels can be stacked to maximize storage density within a small footprint. They are also routinely used in cold...

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Components of A Horizontal Carousel

Components of A Horizontal Carousel

Horizontal carousels are generally assembled in groups of three or four. These are called “pods,” and they are divided by vertical columns of shelving called “bins.” A bin may have six to eight shelves, all tied together with mechanical linkage. That mechanical...

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The Many Business Benefits of Horizontal Carousels

The Many Business Benefits of Horizontal Carousels

Horizontal carousels offer numerous business benefits, ranging from accelerating pick speed and improving picking accuracy to expanding storage capacity and better adaptability to times of peak demand. At SencorpWhite, we will work with you to deliver not just upfront...

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What Is a Horizontal Carousel?

What Is a Horizontal Carousel?

A horizontal carousel is a goods-to-person material handling device that moves shelves with product to an operator. As the name implies, a horizontal carousel moves horizontally, similar to how a merry-go-round spins, and most applications involve multiple units...

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Calculating The Return On Investment Of A Vertical Carousel

Calculating The Return On Investment Of A Vertical Carousel

Vertical carousels offer numerous business benefits, ranging from increasing available floor space and maximizing storage density to accelerating pick speed, improving picking accuracy, and enhancing workplace ergonomics. For some of our customers, adding a vertical...

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Steps In The Installation Process Of A Vertical Carousel

Steps In The Installation Process Of A Vertical Carousel

We build the sub-assemblies for our vertical carousels in our factory in Hyannis, MA. Usually, these are shipped to customers in 53-foot tractor trailer trucks. Then, our installers meet the truck at the customer’s loading dock, remove the components, and finish the...

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How A Vertical Carousel System Works

How A Vertical Carousel System Works

The mechanism that drives a vertical carousel is similar to the mechanism that drives a Ferris wheel. However, rather than rotating on a circular path, as a Ferris wheel would, the shelving units move up and down vertically, following an elongated oval path. The...

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The Business Benefits of Vertical Carousels

The Business Benefits of Vertical Carousels

Vertical carousels offer a variety of business benefits. Vertical carousels offer numerous business benefits, ranging from increasing available floor space and maximizing storage density to accelerating pick speed, improving picking accuracy, and enhancing workplace...

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What Is A Vertical Carousel?

What Is A Vertical Carousel?

A vertical carousel is a high-density storage solution that operates on the vertical axis. The mechanism that drives a vertical carousel is similar to the mechanism that drives a Ferris wheel; however, rather than rotating on a circular path, as a Ferris wheel would,...

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Successful Vertical Lift Module (VLM) Installation

Successful Vertical Lift Module (VLM) Installation

3 steps to consider while researching your options Vertical lift modules (VLMs) increase productivity by helping companies use warehouse space more effectively and improve inventory management. But in order to maximize these benefits, it is critical to choose the VLM...

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Special Features of Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs)

Special Features of Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs)

Custom features for increased throughput, efficiency, and accuracy of the picking process. Today’s Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) are intelligent and versatile, enabling companies to work smarter, ship faster, and use space more effectively than ever before. Comprised of...

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How Grocers Are Handling The Cost Of Ecommerce

How Grocers Are Handling The Cost Of Ecommerce

Many grocery retailers have waived additional charges for online shopping and at-store pickup. These grocers want to not only drive brand loyalty, but also encourage customers to adopt eCommerce. The downside to this approach is that, without fees for grocery pickup,...

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Options For Storing Grocery Click And Collect Orders

Options For Storing Grocery Click And Collect Orders

To overcome the challenges associated with the click and collect business model, grocery retailers can choose from a variety of storage solutions, each with their own distinct advantages and disadvantages. These options run the gamut from traditional shelving and...

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How Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) Are Used Across Industries

How Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) Are Used Across Industries

A vertical lift module (VLM) is an intelligent storage solution comprised of two stacks of trays, one toward the front (the forward column) and the other in the back (the rear column). In the middle of the forward and rear columns, there is a centralized elevator that...

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Click And Collect Poses Unique Challenges For Grocers

Click And Collect Poses Unique Challenges For Grocers

Adapting to click and collect poses unique challenges for grocers. The primary hurdles include: choosing among delivery models, improving order fulfillment speed and accuracy, providing accurate temperature-regulated storage. Choosing among pick-up and delivery models...

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