Tag Archives: warehouse management

Toru – the robot picker

Magazino have developed a robot that is designed to pick items in a warehouse.  This article tells you all about it and provides two videos of the robot in action (illustrated below).  Already operators are testing out whether or not … Continue reading

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Moving from bar code scanning to voice picking

In warehouse management up to 50% of cost is related to picking i.e. the taking of items from storage in order to compile an order.  One of the ways that technology greatly facilitated picking, along with the storage, transportation and sale of … Continue reading

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Warehouse operations

Great video from New Zealand showing how a major logistics centre operates, done from the perspective of young people seeking work in this type of operation.

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