Is Automation Right for Your Operation? We Can Help You Find Out
When correctly applied and effectively utilized, automated systems can save time and money in warehousing and distribution operations. We offer warehouse automation solutions ranging from conveyors and carousels to pallet shuttle systems, industrial robots, automatic forklifts and automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS). Across the Raymond Sales and Service Center network we have the tools, knowledge and experienced professionals to evaluate your operation and determine if an automated solution is right for you.
What is an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV)?
An Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) is used to efficiently automate repetitive horizontal transport tasks in the material handling process. AGV’s are ideal for putaways, long hauls, cross-docking and staging loads.
The Raymond Courier Automated Pallet Jack is ideal for dock work and horizontal transport while the Raymond Courier Automated Tow Tractor is best suited for parts-to-line, cart tugging, batch picking and value-added operations.
Optimize Then Automate: Maximizing Productivity in Your Warehouse
Many companies think that without automation, their company might fall behind their competitors. As technology evolves, the advantages of using semi- and fully automated solutions to increase productivity and address the labor shortage are clear. But, before getting too invested in the latest material handling trend, there’s a crucial step that must happen first: optimization.
Read as Chris Merta, Product Manager of Automation & John Rosenberger, Director of iWAREHOUSE GATEWAY & Global Telematics, explain why you should always optimize, before you automate your warehouse.
Warehouse Automation Systems
Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (AS/RS)
AS/RS offer high-density storage capacity in a compact footprint, and can be tailored to your warehouse and distribution center needs. Designed as the center of an integrated material handling systems, AS/RS deliver the speed and efficiency required to be competitive in today’s supply chain and distribution center environments.
The right conveyor system can speed order fulfillment, provide better inventory management and help accomplish lean goals for just-in-time and process controls. Whether you are moving individual products, full cases, or pallets, our engineering experts can recommend the appropriate conveyor equipment, technology, and material flow layout.
Vertical and Horizontal Carousel Systems
Carousel systems provide high-productivity solutions for storage and retrieval. Raymond’s versatile material handling solutions offer significant gains in efficiency, control of inventory management and warehouse floor space recovery. Vertical lift modules, vertical carousel systems and horizontal carousel systems can greatly increase order picking throughput, require less storage space, and help to reduce inventory and minimize picking errors.
Automated Warehouse Equipment
Industrial robots can be designed and programmed to facilitate picking, packing and palletizing in your warehouse. Your local Raymond authorized Sales and Service Center can recommend industrial robots with software, controls and vision systems to support a broad range of applications.
Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs)
AGVs increase efficiency and reduce costs by helping to automate specialized tasks or functions within a facility. AGVs can provide automated material movement for a variety of industries. Your local Raymond Sales and Service Center stands ready to evaluate your application and recommend the right solution to automate your operation.
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