The Food Plant > Warehousing & storage

WITS warehouse management system

03 May, 2010 by

The What’s in the Shed (WITS) warehouse management system has been designed for small to medium-sized warehouses. It includes all the functions necessary to efficiently streamline operations without the complicated features required by larger warehouses.

Linfox’s new supply chain solution for Kraft

02 January, 2010

A smart storage system, designed to suit the high volume stock movement profile of one of Australia’s largest food manufacturers, is a key feature of Linfox’s new supply chain solution for Kraft.

Creating the right atmosphere

02 December, 2009

From the harvest to their marketing, vegetable products suffer damage produced by the triggering of a series of processes that tend to negatively affect their quality. This tendency can be modulated by a number of control techniques for the surrounding conditions of the products, mainly the storage temperature, the relative humidity and the composition of the surrounding atmosphere.

Australia’s biggest wine rack

05 November, 2009

Specialist wine distributor 14 degrees has opened a national wine distribution centre (DC) in Port Melbourne, creating Australia’s first high-density Pallet Runner storage facility for the long-term cellaring of premium quality wines.

End-of-line automation solutions

21 October, 2009 by

Apart from cost efficiency, an important warehouse management issue is safety. The human factor often causes risks and accidents that are hard to foresee. These can be limited effectively through Elettric 80’s custom-made, end-of-line automation solutions.

High-density storage system

21 October, 2009 by

The SSI Schaefer Orbiter Satellite System uses a unique power technology and incorporates new safety concepts.

Cold room/freezer rack protection

01 September, 2009 by

Protecting pallet racks in cold rooms or freezers (down to –34  °C) is possible with LT Rack Sentry - a reformulation of Sentry Protection Products’ energy-absorbing rack protectors that has been specifically engineered to absorb collision impacts in colder environments.

Automatic baling machine

06 July, 2009 by

The Welger RC 660 is a compact, fully automatic, baling press which can be used for compressing voluminous materials such as paper and plastic into cylindrical bales.

High-density storage system has pallets on the run

01 November, 2008 by

Murray Goulburn, Australia’s largest exporter of processed food, has commissioned the country’s first Pallet Runner high-density storage system at its Integrated Logistics Centre at Laverton in Victoria.

Flexible racking system

13 July, 2007

Trilogiq's Lean Tek flexible racking system is a meccano set type concept that is said to provide quick results from design to installation. Assembly and adjustment of the flexible racking is quick, simple and reliable. The system includes flow racks, trolleys, workstations, towable carts and Lean manufacturing supermarkets.

Wearable data terminal

12 March, 2007

The WT4000 series is a Motorola/Symbol Technologies computer data terminal that can be worn on the wrist or hip featuring full wireless connectivity and bar code scanner compatibility. It is suitable for warehouse and package handling.

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